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How are the food scrap pails working out for you?

Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Kirk, 1 minute ago | 26 comments | 481 Views


Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week

Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by David, 9 minutes ago | 6 comments | 1902 Views


Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Norman, 10 minutes ago | 61 comments | 3294 Views


Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, 13 minutes ago | 21 comments | 2327 Views


Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title

Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by What ever happened to Chug a Lug University?, 19 minutes ago | 1 comment | 1158 Views


Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, 43 minutes ago | 30 comments | 5431 Views


Palo Alto looks to beef up code enforcement

Blasting a gas-powered leaf blower is technically illegal in Palo Alto, but that offers little solace to residents who routinely...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, 45 minutes ago | 50 comments | 3812 Views


Palo Alto school board sticks with law firms

The Palo Alto school board opted Tuesday night to renew the district's contracts with its primary law firms, including one...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Confused, 53 minutes ago | 78 comments | 3879 Views


'Personal belief' exemption for vaccinations will end

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Priorities, 2 hours ago | 85 comments | 1715 Views


Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto

A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by SteveU, 3 hours ago | 49 comments | 5299 Views


Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sheeples, 11 hours ago | 81 comments | 4435 Views


Palo Alto man dies in highway hit-and-run

A 29-year-old Palo Alto man died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided on a Milpitas highway with a...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 4389 Views


Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Happy, 12 hours ago | 47 comments | 5117 Views


T&C/Paly Intersection Status?

Does anyone know where we stand on any progress towards a solution? Beside the obvious need to synchronize the three...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 152 Views


Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves

Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary members gathered for the last time on Feb. 28 after voting to dissolve the nonprofit...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1192 Views


Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.

The City of Palo Alto has streamlined its processes to help new businesses open more quickly, but some restaurateurs say...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Time is of the Essence, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 4034 Views


A new center for geriatric, palliative care

Like all organizations that serve older adults, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation is preparing for a coming tsunami of Baby...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, 18 hours ago | 6 comments | 3786 Views


Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, 19 hours ago | 22 comments | 3386 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 thedarkness13, 20 hours ago | 1050 comments | 161009 Views


U-S-A proves itself worthy as Women's World Cup champions

Carli Lloyd, the latest American hero, recorded a hat trick and helped the U.S. women's national soccer team leave no doubt...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by James R., 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 1155 Views
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Lutticken's owner opens Main & Elm in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 2,488 views

OK I Changed The Title
By Laura Stec | 24 comments | 1,733 views

Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 693 views