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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 Slow Down, 16 minutes ago | 93 comments | 5891 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 Dennis Briskin, 28 minutes ago | 13 comments | 1604 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 hardware or bookstore?, 1 hour ago | 47 comments | 3166 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 resident 1, 2 hours ago | 82 comments | 3715 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, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 672 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, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 954 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, 5 hours ago | 24 comments | 1014 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, 5 hours ago | 35 comments | 983 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 Garden Gnome, 5 hours ago | 31 comments | 6978 Views


Man collapses and dies, police close street


Original post made on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 5 hours ago | 42 comments | 4345 Views


Palo Alto Knights Jr. Midgets heading to national playoffs

==BI Youth football== It's holiday time for the Palo Alto Knights' football program. First up is Thanksgiving this week...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by party pooper, 6 hours ago | 19 comments | 1184 Views


Anderson prepares for final home football game at Stanford

==BI Football notebook == Palo Alto grad Kevin Anderson acknowledges that "it's going to be weird" walking onto the field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Sean, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 963 Views


With new president and programs, Sofia University enters new era

It's been more than a year since Sofia University students, faculty and staff were left reeling after the president of the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cassandra, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 5982 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 Curmudgeon, 11 hours ago | 7 comments | 232 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 Heart, 13 hours ago | 74 comments | 2866 Views


Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a turkey...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 838 Views


Palo Alto reacts to Atlantic article

The appearance in a national publication of a now-familiar story — that of a community, Palo Alto, grappling with youth...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Resident, 14 hours ago | 135 comments | 12111 Views


Brown Drinking Water?

Our water is brown this morning, Wednesday. Anyone else?...

Original post made by Palo Verde on Nov. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 43 Views


Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission

It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, 15 hours ago | 11 comments | 1868 Views


PG&E community meeting to discuss tree removal, pipeline safety

Plans to remove hundreds of trees from Pacific Gas & Electric's pipeline right-of-way through Palo Alto will be the topic...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, 20 hours ago | 1 comment | 1385 Views
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