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Do Palo Altans want a Charter School?


Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 4, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 87 comments | 6171 Views


Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 6170 Views


Burglar steals from Palo Alto home while residents sleep

Palo Alto police are looking for a burglar who broke into a home on Sunday night, March 8, while the residents were asleep...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments | 6170 Views


Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 6170 Views


Waxsanity: Jeremy Lin gets statue at Madame Tussauds

Two days before his 26th birthday, NBA point guard and Palo Alto's own Jeremy Lin received perhaps one of his most memorable...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by HoHum, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 6170 Views


Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 6169 Views


Movie review: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"


Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Feb 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 6169 Views


19 acres by water quality plant, cleared by goats


Original post made by Natalie Fisher on Jun. 1, 2006
Last comment by Natalie Fisher, on Jun 3, 2006 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 6167 Views


Retirement life in Palo Alto's fast lane

by Gloria Pyszka Read the full guest opinion here

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by gloria Pyszka, on Jul 21, 2015 at 2:04 pm | 25 comments | 6167 Views


City looks to expand 'drought-free' water supply

As California's water woes continue to stress local trees and inflate water rates, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by SF Mann, on Oct 4, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 6167 Views


Place Surveillance Cameras in PAUSD Schools


Original post made by Periwinkle on Oct. 18, 2006
Last comment by junya, on Nov 3, 2006 at 1:25 am | 3 comments | 6167 Views


Nonprofits seek to help Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers

When Palo Alto officials passed a law Monday banning vehicle dwelling within city borders, they urged members of the nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 12, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 35 comments | 6166 Views


Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 6165 Views


Some schools lag in measles immunizations

Despite cases of the measles now showing up in Santa Clara County, some Palo Alto schools still have up to 12 percent of...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sandy, on Jan 31, 2015 at 10:45 pm | 32 comments | 6164 Views


Advantages and Disadvantages of Pinewood

Hello all, The question about Menlo School prompts this one from me about Pinewood. We are considering sending my daughter...

Original post made by Just Looking for Now on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by GSB Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 6161 Views


A mother's plea: No peanuts for squirrels

Two-year-old Oliver Payne developed a severe case of hives in March after having his first taste of peanut butter. After...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Reason, on Mar 12, 2016 at 11:28 am | 55 comments | 6161 Views


Klausner bows out on seeking second school board term

Palo Alto school board member Barbara Klausner has announced she will not seek a second term on the five-member board, leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks for your good work, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 13 comments | 6161 Views


Palo Alto school board to discuss student wellness, vote on parcel tax

The school board will Tuesday night hold a public hearing on an increased parcel tax and, in light of a student's death this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 29 comments | 6161 Views


Why was "Explosion" topic closed?

Palo Alto Online, Just wondering why you closed the topic I'd started about a very loud explosion the other night in or...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 27 comments | 6161 Views


Public-safety building cost jumps to $81 million


Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Fireman, on Jan 27, 2008 at 10:11 am | 68 comments | 6160 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 9,249 views

Secretary of Plate
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 4,501 views

New York College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,650 views

Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,117 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 5 comments | 428 views


Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.