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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 Roy Zawadzki, 0 hours ago | 21 comments | 3776 Views


Two-story homes banned in Greer Park North

In a decision that left the majority in the audience cheering and a sizable minority seething, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by democracy, 33 minutes ago | 25 comments | 1571 Views


Council deals a blow to contested University Avenue project

The bitter tug-of-war between a developer looking to construct a four-story building on University Avenue and neighbors who...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by m2grs, 44 minutes ago | 33 comments | 2740 Views


Council tries to narrow rift with planning commission

They are either the unsung heroes of Palo Alto's planning process or a rogue group of pro-growth advocates with a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by safety, 54 minutes ago | 4 comments | 316 Views


Editorial: False hopes of FAA noise legislation

A group of 14 House Democrats and one Republican introduced legislation in Congress last week that would require the Federal...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Open question, 1 hour ago | 56 comments | 4280 Views


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 Oldster, 1 hour ago | 84 comments | 6421 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 Tara Madhav, 2 hours ago | 52 comments | 9060 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 outsider, 3 hours ago | 93 comments | 3573 Views


Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Keenplanner, 6 hours ago | 39 comments | 3288 Views


PAOnline Commenters Holiday Get-Together: Details

You love You read and post regularly. You've sparred with your nemesis. You've laughed, you've...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Invisible, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 287 Views


City to consider banning two-story homes in Greer Park North

Weeks after the Palo Alto approved a request from Los Arboles residents to ban new two-story homes in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Green Gables, 9 hours ago | 16 comments | 2959 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 Shirley Gaines, 9 hours ago | 77 comments | 7499 Views


Possible grenade unearthed at Stanford Research Park

A building at Stanford Research Park was evacuated Monday afternoon after a construction crew discovered what looked like...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 3656 Views


Community Notebook: 20 local organizations receive grants

In anticipation of Giving Tuesday, a global effort to celebrate charitable giving, the Palo Alto-based Gordon and Betty Moore...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by BCC is wonderful, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 1071 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 Choice for the few, 12 hours ago | 121 comments | 6949 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, 17 hours ago | 138 comments | 4641 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 Plane Speaker, 23 hours ago | 1084 comments | 175908 Views


Stewards of Bol Park path give it new life

The gaping, 400-foot-long gash in the verdant border along Bol Park path has become a rallying cry for nine Barron Park residents. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Nov 30, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 2999 Views


Climate Change: The Silent Majority Must Speak Up Now

Politicians of the world meet in Paris soon. Will climate change turn into increased tax burdens placed upon the voting...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 30, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 19 comments | 348 Views


Ukropina certainly got his kicks with thrilling effort against Irish

==BI Sunday notebook== Shortly after Stanford's dramatic 38-36 victory against No. 4 Notre Dame on Saturday night, senior...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 30, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,971 views

Woodside Bakery is Closing?
By Laura Stec | 24 comments | 2,585 views

Neighborhood Retail, Customers and Parking
By Steve Levy | 24 comments | 1,101 views

You're invited!
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 332 views