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Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 3554 Views


Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 2860 Views


HP sues Hurd, 'John Does' to block Oracle hiring

HP's fired President Mark Hurd knows too much about the inner workings of HP to be allowed to go to work for competitor Oracle...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 1982 Views


Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by laevern, on Nov 13, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 28 comments | 2373 Views


Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 7010 Views


Palo Alto awash with cell-tower proposals

Palo Alto residents concerned about the recent flood of cell-tower and antenna proposals should have plenty to complain about...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by we are doomed, on Jun 1, 2011 at 6:29 am | 28 comments | 2235 Views


VMWare plans massive expansion in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's information-technology giant VMWare is preparing to gobble up one of the largest and most lucrative research...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on May 31, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 28 comments | 2832 Views


Foothill board chooses air force base

The former Onizuka Air Force Station in Sunnyvale has been chosen as a new campus for Foothill College, Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Minor detail, on Aug 14, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 28 comments | 4141 Views


Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2011 at 6:07 am | 28 comments | 1810 Views


Private service for Steve Jobs held Sunday at Stanford

Several hundred friends and family of Steve Jobs gathered for a private memorial service at Stanford Memorial Church Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 22, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 28 comments | 2184 Views


Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by smokey, on Dec 30, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 28 comments | 2420 Views


Palo Alto police arrest three after tip from resident

Palo Alto police arrested three people Monday, Feb. 27, after a resident reported suspicious behavior on Waverley Street...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by jenna, on Mar 7, 2012 at 5:29 am | 28 comments | 2361 Views


Report urges more funding for Palo Alto nonprofits

Palo Alto may be best known as the land of high incomes and soaring housing prices, but affluence is far from universal within...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:42 am | 28 comments | 2984 Views


Commission approves Arastradero traffic plan

The plan to permanently turn Arastradero Road's four lanes to three lanes and add shared left-turn lanes and other improvements...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by I like it., on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 28 comments | 2759 Views


Palo Alto gymnastics teacher drowns in Yosemite

A popular children's gymnastics teacher drowned in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 1, his family has confirmed....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 14, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 28 comments | 3277 Views


Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 14713 Views


Stanford unveils plans for perimeter trail

Stanford University officials won praise for plans to build a biking and pedestrian trail leading from El Camino Real to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 29, 2013 at 3:48 am | 28 comments | 3471 Views


Obama visits Palo Alto for fundraising today

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic Senatorial...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 2336 Views


Editorial: As City Council returns, sticky issues await

Palo Alto City Council members will return from their month-long break Monday night, with a volatile set of issues lined...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by @sad stance for the Weekly, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 7803 Views


Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alleging fraud in a deal that allegedly included...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by sour grapes, on Jun 9, 2014 at 11:24 am | 28 comments | 10125 Views
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