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Palo Alto residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'

With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 37 minutes ago | 24 comments | 1715 Views


Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 1 hour ago | 62 comments | 4849 Views



Midtown Palo Alto is a place where people come to stay. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Frustration Town, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 2141 Views


As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 97 Views


Support expressed for new secondary school

The school district office was imbued with excitement and enthusiasm on Monday night as both the school board and community...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Optimist's caution, 2 hours ago | 96 comments | 6117 Views


New rules launched for Palo Alto Airport

When Palo Alto formally took over the operations of its eponymous airport last year, the goal was to turn the bustling but...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 hours ago | 102 comments | 4031 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto

After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Be Careful, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 4976 Views


Officials warn of flooding from coming storms

If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Stephen, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 7924 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by musical, 3 hours ago | 1082 comments | 175477 Views


Palo Alto public elementary : grade information?

Hi, I am browsing Town Square to gather information regarding middle school, particularly JLS, because we have a girl...

Original post made by Worried Parent on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by PAUSD alum, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 137 Views


Garbage Pickup Service

I was walking to and from the Y this morning, our garbage day, and saw many trucks doing their rounds. Here are some of my...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 274 Views


Catching their dreams

The air was electric in rooms 1704 and 1705 of Palo Alto High School's science building on a recent Thursday evening. Students...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Just curious, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 927 Views


Reactions to Atlantic magazine article

I thought the article wasn't saying anything new, and wasn't exactly deserving of the over-the-top preparation by the district...

Original post made by Heart on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum '84, 15 hours ago | 76 comments | 2978 Views


Editorial: An encouraging first step by the FAA

Prodded for months by three members of Congress and an increasingly organized group of Peninsula and Santa Cruz County residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 2853 Views


Council set to rule on divisive downtown development

To Elizabeth Wong, the building she's proposed for the prominent corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street is exactly...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by downzoning, on Nov 26, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 15 comments | 2510 Views


M-A, Menlo girls advance in CIF NorCal volleyball playoffs

The Menlo-Atherton and Menlo School girls both moved on to the second round of the CIF NorCal volleyball playoffs following...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by yes really, on Nov 25, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1043 Views


Cold-weather shelters open early due to frigid temperatures

Cold-weather shelters in Santa Clara County opened their doors Tuesday evening, about a week ahead of schedule, to accommodate...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views


PA citizens: help get rid of University Ave's horrendous traffic

How often these past 5-8 years have you found yourself utterly stuck in eastbound traffic on University Ave well before arriving...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by PS, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 24 comments | 1068 Views


Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 35 comments | 1047 Views


Man collapses and dies, police close street


Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:09 pm | 42 comments | 4424 Views
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