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Theater 'Friends' group asks to be cleared


Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 13, 2008 at 11:37 pm | 31 comments | 4464 Views


Palo Alto bicyclist to head east on rare bike

Palo Altan Martin Krieg, known as the Pennyfarthing bicyclist and driver of the pedal-power Busycle, plans to ride an 1891...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Randy, I bike and drive, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:46 am | 31 comments | 5864 Views


Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 3071 Views


'Detection camera' to help ease traffic near Paly

Installation of a "vehicle detection camera," possibly by next week, should ease snarls at the new traffic signal on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 7, 2010 at 7:45 pm | 31 comments | 2932 Views


Palo Alto budget gap could triple in decade

Palo Alto's annual budget deficit will more than triple over the next decade if the city doesn't slash its services or find...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2010 at 8:31 am | 31 comments | 3816 Views


Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 2670 Views


Palo Altan receives French Legion of Honor medal

Sixty-six years after he stormed onto Omaha Beach in France in the early hours of World War II's D-Day invasion, Alfred Pepper,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted with peters comments, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:45 am | 31 comments | 3285 Views


Radioactive particles in the Bay Area

According to scientists and health officials, the radioactive particles arriving in the Bay Area but pose no risk. Mercury...

Original post made by Ann on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 23, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 31 comments | 4459 Views


Plan for bridge over 101 speeds up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's quest to give bicyclists and pedestrians in the southern part of the city year-round access to the Baylands gained...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Occasional biker, on Dec 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 31 comments | 3717 Views


Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 31 comments | 5799 Views


Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 38910 Views


Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 3586 Views


Kleiner Perkins answers sex-discrimination lawsuit

Claiming a female employee has "twisted facts and events in an attempt to create legal claims where none exist," Kleiner...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 31 comments | 2682 Views


Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 4459 Views


Arson suspected in Palo Alto hills fires

A "person of interest" has been identified by police and fire officials in connection with five fires that burned Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:56 am | 31 comments | 4422 Views


Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 10031 Views


Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field

It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slow Down, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 6008 Views


Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 5468 Views


Parking-permit program launches downtown

After years of pleading and planning, downtown Palo Alto's long-awaited parking-permit program officially kicked off this...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:23 am | 31 comments | 5175 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer faces growing fine

The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 17, 2015 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 5407 Views
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