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Michael Litfin of Children's Theatre dies


Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Laura Sander, on Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 am | 82 comments | 9088 Views


Board gives Gunn time for counseling reforms

A Gunn High School committee will have until early next year to develop long-term reforms to the school's guidance counseling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 114 comments | 9088 Views


Palo Alto shops look to Small Business Saturday

In efforts to better vie for shoppers' dollars, Palo Alto merchants are for the first time participating in Small Business...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by startup, on Nov 30, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 9084 Views


We're the best; no, the worst

Palo Altans tend to identify strongly with the inhabitants of Garrison Keillor's fictitious Lake Wobegon, "where all the...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jan 1, 2015 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 9082 Views


Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2014 at 8:06 am | 63 comments | 9081 Views


Non-residents are a drain on public schools


Original post made by Rebecca on Jun. 23, 2006
Last comment by Luke, on Dec 15, 2007 at 8:06 pm | 49 comments | 9081 Views


Larry Ellison buys Epiphany Hotel in Palo Alto

Larry Ellison, one of Silicon Valley's wealthiest and most extravagant high-tech titans, has added to his collection of riches...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 16, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 27 comments | 9080 Views


New plans surface for 27 University Ave.

A year after Palo Alto pulled the plug on a proposed office complex near the downtown train station and committed to more...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Oldster, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 94 comments | 9078 Views


Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Saturday

A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times Saturday night, Jan. 26, in East Palo Alto and died of his wounds on the scene,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Karan, on Feb 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 49 comments | 9076 Views


City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by what, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:55 am | 40 comments | 9074 Views


School board ponders health benefits for its own members

The Palo Alto school board is weighing the pros and cons of offering health benefits to its own members following a subcommittee's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 9070 Views


New vision for California Avenue advances

As Palo Alto prepares for a physical transformation of California Avenue, city planners are advancing a new vision document...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Once-lers, on Feb 23, 2014 at 1:50 am | 147 comments | 9057 Views


Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality

With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Christina Owen, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:53 pm | 8 comments | 9050 Views


Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 9050 Views


Buena Vista closure effort stymied by info gap

For more than a half century, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has stood out as a quiet counterpoint to Palo Alto's affluent,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 207 comments | 9044 Views


Man in motorized wheelchair injured in car collision

A man in his 90s suffered minor injuries when he was hit by a car as he crossed Hamilton Avenue in downtown Palo Alto in...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Jan 3, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 16 comments | 9043 Views


Palo Alto hits the brakes on new housing vision

Palo Alto's official housing vision, already years overdue, will undergo further revisions after residents around Maybell...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Massive scam, on May 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 9040 Views


Palo Alto boys must forfeit 11 basketball games


Original post made on Feb. 16, 2008
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 21, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 179 comments | 9034 Views


Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 81 comments | 9030 Views


Palo Alto opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 65 comments | 9029 Views
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