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Tall Tree Award winner William Alhouse dies Thursday

William Alhouse, a longtime Palo Alto resident, real-estate agent and community volunteer, died Thursday (Feb. 24). Alhouse,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Dwight Harbaugh, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 2433 Views


Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by editing?, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 2433 Views


Palo Alto school administrator to take SJ post

Becki Cohn-Vargas, director of elementary education for the Palo Alto school district, has been appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Good by Becki, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2433 Views


Koloto gets life without possibility of parole

Otto Emil Koloto was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole today for the July 13, 2008, murder of Philip Lacy...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on May 11, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 8 comments | 2433 Views


Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views


Annual Powwow comes to Stanford this weekend

Now in its 39th year, the Stanford Powwow is coming to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus again this weekend, with Native-American...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2433 Views


Another Glass Box Building to Replace Walgreens Building - Architectual Review is Tomorrow


Original post made by Glen on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 5, 2008 at 5:16 am | 11 comments | 2432 Views


Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 2432 Views


PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 2432 Views


The Addison project & progressive parity: An open letter to the school board

To Heidi Emberling, Terry Godfrey, Melissa Baten Caswell, Camille Townsend, and Ken Dauber, Thank you for the thoughtful...

Original post made by Greg W on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mother Necessity, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:58 am | 54 comments | 2432 Views


David Brooks says Palin a cancer


Original post made by Peter on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Oct 10, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 2432 Views


Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2432 Views


VIDEO: Mitzvah Day in Palo Alto

About 900 volunteers of all ages participated in Mitzvah Day Monday, Jan. 21, a day of volunteering activities for families...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stef, on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2432 Views


Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jul 20, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views


Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing?

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by litgal, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 28 comments | 2432 Views


Despite opposition, city pushes for business tax

Despite an outcry from the business community, Palo Alto is proceeding with its plan to put a new business-license tax on...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Orphe D, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2431 Views


Hard at work: transforming the Palo Alto Bowl site

Crews are building townhomes at the site of the Palo Alto Bowl at 4329 El Camino Real. The site will hold 26 homes and a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 2431 Views


Child, teen happiness is topic in essay contest

Hey kids, what makes you happy? Winning essays on that topic will earn the authors $25 gift certificates to Books Inc. and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Thomas Mallick, on Dec 22, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views


Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI

A 63-year-old Atherton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park parking...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 2431 Views


Lin gets 20 points as Knicks win their fifth straight

Jeremy Lin had been topping himself all week. After scoring 38 points in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by JBP, on Feb 11, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 2431 Views
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