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Palo Alto Online wins best website in state

The Palo Alto Weekly took home a record 11 first- and second-place awards, including best website, in the annual statewide...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 4403 Views

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Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 2794 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto celebrates May Fete Parade

The 90th annual May Fete Parade marched through downtown Palo Alto Saturday, May 5, as an array of group floats, musicians,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 8, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 9049 Views

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Silicon Valley cash to fund Stanford Hospital

Stanford University has launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build its new hospital and invest in medical research...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by venkatrao, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 5 comments | 3823 Views

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Shop Talk: La Boulange opening in Palo Alto

A San Francisco-based French patisserie and cafe chain that has been eyeing Palo Alto for months is opening a new La Boulange...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by confused, on May 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 4050 Views

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Suspicious odor leads to HazMat response

A suspicious chemical odor, a plume of smoke and the sight of a man standing at the back of a pickup truck early Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 12:29 am | 4 comments | 2178 Views

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Commuters get energized on Bike to Work Day

For all the people who get up in the morning, don their bike helmets and pack an extra shirt in their backpacks to go to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Richard, on May 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 3372 Views

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Palo Alto, police union reach tentative deal

After nine months of tense negotiations, Palo Alto and its largest police union have reached a tentative deal -- an agreement...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hold On, on May 19, 2012 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 3405 Views

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NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 2489 Views

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June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 3237 Views

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Mountain View wins grant to launch bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on May 27, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2641 Views

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Palo Alto set to rule on downtown 'Gateway' building

A revised plan to build a prominent "gateway" building at the downtown intersection of Alma Street and Lytton Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by T Peak, on May 14, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 14 comments | 2127 Views

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Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2974 Views

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Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 3321 Views

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VIDEO: 41st Annual Stanford Powwow

Mother's Day always means something additional at Stanford University: the Stanford Powwow. The powwow featured traditional...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 12:36 am | 7 comments | 3375 Views

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Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 7320 Views

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Feature story: Living history

At the time of the 2010 census, Palo Alto had 17 residents who were at least 100 years old. It's hard to know what the number...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Sheila, on May 21, 2012 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 6051 Views

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HP may cut up to 35,000 jobs, reports say

Palo Alto tech giant Hewlett-Packard Company may lay off as many as 35,000 workers – nearly 10 percent of its 350,000-person...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bucky, on May 21, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 40 comments | 5460 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Funding infrastructure improvements; High-school graduation requirements

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25426...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on May 18, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2232 Views

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Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2400 Views
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