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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 | 3352 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 | 5058 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 | 2076 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 | 2593 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 | 2731 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 | 2743 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 | 3760 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 | 3588 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 | 4263 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 | 15630 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 | 4667 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 | 2972 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 | 8771 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 | 11259 Views


Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing?

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by litgal, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 28 comments | 2420 Views


Palo Alto to reconsider fee for single-story zones

Residents seeking to enact bans on two-story homes in their Eichler-style neighborhoods may soon get a little financial aid...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 13, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 28 comments | 5662 Views


Palo Alto may ask voters for new storm-drain fees

The city is considering going to voters next year to ask them to approve new fees to keep Palo Alto's storm-drain improvements...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pete n Repete, on Sep 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 28 comments | 2811 Views


Animal shelter is not closing, city officials say

A website petition claiming that Palo Alto plans to close its animal shelter prompted city officials to issue a press release...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by Tony, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 28 comments | 3525 Views


Obstacles hamper plans for Matadero Creek bikeway

A divisive proposal to create a bike-friendly "greenway" along Palo Alto's Matadero Creek hit a series of speed bumps last...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 28 comments | 3396 Views


Brock Turner judge criticized for child-pornography sentencing

The campaign to recall Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by OpenYourEyes, on Aug 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 28 comments | 6488 Views
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