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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 Organiclaws, 53 minutes ago | 77 comments | 5551 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 Palo Altan, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 150 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 Jim, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 465 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 Mr.Recycle, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 5792 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 BP dad, 3 hours ago | 73 comments | 2774 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 Gary, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 477 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 Jane, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 1314 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 Jetman, 5 hours ago | 75 comments | 3604 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, 6 hours ago | 31 comments | 872 Views


State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by who caused this?, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1006 Views


Residents to city: Build police building now

After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ben, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 2660 Views


Pair arrested for early morning robbery

A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident, 7 hours ago | 18 comments | 4382 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 musical, 14 hours ago | 12 comments | 3835 Views


Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Another College Parent, 15 hours ago | 349 comments | 242780 Views


Yes, Atherton still has the most expensive real estate, says Forbes

Atherton has, for the third year in a row, been named as the ZIP code with the most expensive residential real estate in...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 23 hours ago | 10 comments | 2135 Views


Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Nov 23, 2015 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2635 Views


Buena Vista owner sues over closure conditions

In the latest skirmish in the long and emotional battle over Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park, the owners of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:55 pm | 121 comments | 7926 Views


Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by In the Know, on Nov 23, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 24 comments | 8569 Views


Last train to Palo Alto

The train whistle hooted in Eric Struck's backyard as 15 railroad cars made their way out of the station, wheels chugging...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 3638 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 LeeB, on Nov 23, 2015 at 11:55 am | 1078 comments | 175181 Views
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