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Proposed massage ordinance breeds tension

A Palo Alto proposal to require massage parlors to keep detailed logs of clients has hit a nerve among local massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 12, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 30 comments | 13954 Views


Palo Alto seeks tougher tobacco laws

Smoking is hardly a burning issue in Palo Alto, but those who make it their vice of choice could soon encounter new pressures...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by DemVsGop, on Jun 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 30 comments | 2801 Views


Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when the camper they were in collided head-on...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by kristi, on Apr 30, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 30 comments | 4010 Views


New theater, office building pitched for downtown

The historic MacArthur Park building in downtown Palo Alto would be relocated to make way for a new theater and a multi-story...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Moncolonel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 30 comments | 3742 Views


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 | 2487 Views


Residential compostables program planned

Looking to reduce the amount of organic waste that ends up in its residential trash, City of Palo Alto Zero Waste will hold...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 3369 Views


No quick fixes for downtown's parking woes

With downtown residents up in arms about a shortage of parking spots on their blocks, Palo Alto officials approved on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by infrequent, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:58 am | 30 comments | 5143 Views


City looks to protect merchants during construction

With California Avenue's long-awaited renovation set to begin in about a month, city officials are considering ways to support...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:12 am | 30 comments | 10020 Views


Making a new downtown

On Aug. 19, 1904, a grocer named Frank Backus joined dozens of merchants and fellow Mayfield residents in asking the Board...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident5, on Mar 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 30 comments | 13156 Views


No love for glove law

Countless people flock to local bars looking to unwind with a beer or other alcoholic drink. But there's a new regular at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Franz Ferdinand, on Mar 18, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 30 comments | 8000 Views


Mystery poll queries residents on City Council race

It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 30 comments | 4263 Views


Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 7617 Views


Palo Alto council not sold on proposed College Terrace Centre grocer

The developers behind the College Terrace Centre believe they have found a grocer to replace the beloved JJ&F Market, but...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 30 comments | 9335 Views


Unfair 'City Planner Review Comments--Advice?

Yes, look around, we are like the families you see around you, rebuilding or even knocking down and rebuilding. Our block...

Original post made by Midtown Family on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by The Real Slim K, on Jan 20, 2015 at 10:15 am | 30 comments | 1320 Views


Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 27926 Views


Proposed November tax measure would target traffic

Seeking to kick the city's traffic-reduction efforts into a higher gear, the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night established...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Midtown, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 30 comments | 3541 Views


Palo Alto school trustee Melissa Baten Caswell to run for re-election

Melissa Baten Caswell, who has served as a member of the Palo Alto Board of Education for nearly a decade, announced Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by when you do the math, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:04 am | 30 comments | 3851 Views


New deal to keep CinéArts Theatre open for two years

Palo Alto's popular CinéArts theater will remain open for at least two more years, thanks to a new agreement between the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by GS, on Sep 19, 2016 at 4:55 pm | 30 comments | 5461 Views


Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 8212 Views


Projected increase of 500-600 students for Palo Alto high schools


Original post made by Gunn senior on Apr. 26, 2007
Last comment by Grandchild, on May 26, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 29 comments | 5868 Views
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