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Palo Alto mulls raising age for buying tobacco

With Palo Alto's crusade against tobacco rapidly gathering force, two members of the City Council on Tuesday floated a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by 2nd hand smoker, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:23 am | 46 comments | 5969 Views


ABC Nightline to air piece on Palo Alto

The latest national news outlet to cover the youth suicide cluster Palo Alto experienced in 2014 and 2015 is ABC's Nightline,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by AnjaliV, on Feb 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 46 comments | 10096 Views


Renaming schools committee to host town hall on Nov. 7

A committee convened by the Palo Alto school district this spring to consider the complex issue of whether to rename some...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 13, 2017 at 9:26 am | 46 comments | 5347 Views


Middlefield Road lane reduction moves ahead

Residents along Middlefield Road in north Palo Alto are well accustomed to extreme conditions, whether it's severe traffic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jan 31, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 46 comments | 5428 Views


Inside Job

I'm still so seething from the facts presented in this documentary on the financial crisis and the response ... or lack...

Original post made by bru on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 46 comments | 5672 Views


Shop Talk: Major shakeup planned at Ming's

Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto's largest and oldest Chinese restaurant, is about to undergo a huge transition. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:27 am | 46 comments | 11998 Views


Stanford to build homes near College Terrace


Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by sewage, on Feb 18, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 45 comments | 5095 Views


Former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto to run for state Assembly seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman and former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto has announced she will run for the state Assembly seat held...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by California Ave. Insider, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 3534 Views


Labor union imposes a Thursday furlough

Workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union have scheduled a "self-imposed furlough" for this Thursday in a bid to win community...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oldtimer, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:44 am | 45 comments | 3122 Views


Angry residents disrupt Cal Ave tree meeting

Residents' outrage over the clearcutting of 63 mature trees along California Avenue disrupted a community meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 45 comments | 9658 Views


Big changes afoot at Gunn, Paly

Teenagers heading back to school this fall will find dramatically altered landscapes at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent14, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:46 am | 45 comments | 4503 Views


Palo Alto Airport - Involuntary Servitude

I listened on last night at our Finance Committee on a deliberation of a speculative enterprise most business persons would...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Oct 23, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 45 comments | 4389 Views


Skelly: Parents wrestle with expectations of kids

Palo Alto parents often fear that their children will not stand out in the sea of high-achievers, but Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by parent of paly senior, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 45 comments | 3810 Views


Is this an incentive to use CalTrain?

As an infrequent commuter, I was running to catch the 8:36 CalTrain yesterday. To my chagrin, the last parking spot in the...

Original post made by Perturbed Parker on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Time&Environment, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:15 am | 45 comments | 5254 Views


Palo Alto is California's 'most educated city'

Palo Alto is California's most educated city, according to a report by California Watch. Nearly eight in 10 residents aged...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Antoine Dodson, on Nov 19, 2011 at 4:09 am | 45 comments | 5993 Views


Memorial service Dec. 17 for former Mayor Jim Burch

James E. Burch, former Palo Alto mayor, military veteran, advertising executive, and lifelong anti-war and environmental...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Llinda and Mike Hogan, on Dec 29, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 45 comments | 5292 Views


Proposed downtown 'gateway' building hit with setback

A looming tower made of glass and connected to a new five-story building could soon become one of the most prominent features...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Public Benefits disappear, on Feb 2, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 45 comments | 3675 Views


Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Keith Cline, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:38 am | 45 comments | 27467 Views


Palo Alto to experiment with less-frequent street sweeping

Residents of certain Palo Alto neighborhoods may notice their streets and sidewalks get a bit leafier in the coming months...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 1, 2013 at 12:06 pm | 45 comments | 4659 Views


City Council at odds over new name for Main Library

The name "Rinconada" has been attached to Palo Alto ever since the city's founders carved out some land for development from...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 45 comments | 13731 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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