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AROUND TOWN

Artist brings poetic, sometimes puzzling protest to downtown

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Original post made on Aug. 6, 2008
Last comment by Guy Orkin, on Sep 7, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 40 comments | 3082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor collision becomes a 'hit-and-run'

A pedestrian/car collision with minor injuries has become a hit-and-run case when the car's driver left the scene. Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Citizen of the World, on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 40 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown landlords dig in for long recovery

Strolling down University Avenue, shoppers can easily see there aren't as many places to shop as there were a year ago. "For...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by George, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 3277 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue fountain finalists unveiled

California Avenue in Palo Alto is now closer to having a new fountain after the city's Public Art Commission chose three...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 40 comments | 3631 Views

AROUND TOWN

$22M verdict against PAMF in malpractice lawsuit

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kim , on Mar 12, 2013 at 1:13 am | 40 comments | 13601 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP may cut up to 35,000 jobs, reports say

Palo Alto tech giant Hewlett-Packard Company may lay off as many as 35,000 workers – nearly 10 percent of its 350,000-person...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bucky, on May 21, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 40 comments | 4708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 1762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 7254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Replacement for Marie Calendar's Thanksgiving Pies?

Now that the local Marie Calendar's is gone, is there a close replacement for their convenient ordering of Thanksgiving pies...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 21, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 40 comments | 4832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tons of tires to repave Palo Alto's Alma Street

About 1,000 tons of recycled tires will cover a 2-mile section of Alma Street as part of a pilot repaving project in Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by member, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 3684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may toss out City Council term limits

Days after three members of the Palo Alto City Council proposed extending the council's term limits from two to three, the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 40 comments | 8607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chinese homebuyers hone in on Palo Alto

Mei Wu, a Chinese citizen, is looking for a vacation home in Palo Alto — preferably Old Palo Alto, Crescent Park or...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Gus, on Sep 11, 2013 at 10:41 am | 40 comments | 7521 Views

AROUND TOWN

New grocer revealed for College Terrace Centre

A lease approved by Palo Alto officials for a new family market at the College Terrace Centre on El Camino Real shows that...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 19, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 40 comments | 7100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolition for College Terrace Centre begins

The long-awaited, long-debated redevelopment of the College Terrace Centre on El Camino Real began with the first cracking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by College Terrace homeowner, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 40 comments | 8959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by I Dont Check Back, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:05 am | 40 comments | 11023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula cities call for new Bus Rapid Transit options

A proposal to create bus-only lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose has hit a political speed bump, with...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 2, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 40 comments | 4610 Views

RESTAURANTS

The rebirth of Town & Country

Some descriptions of Town & Country Village of the past might seem unimaginable to anyone who frequents the boutique Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Michael O, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 40 comments | 23264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's never over until it's over--Alma Plaza Part 76:

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Original post made by Not so fast on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Local Alma Plaza Resident, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:28 am | 39 comments | 5667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace wants parking permit system

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Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 4, 2007 at 6:12 am | 39 comments | 4397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New developments created divided opinion

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Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by John Doe, on May 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 39 comments | 3947 Views
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