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University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 22435 Views


City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 2794 Views


Long-delayed Professorville home gets go-ahead

After three years of studies, public hearings and bureaucratic wrangling, a family's proposal to demolish and replace a building...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 87 comments | 2747 Views


Commission votes to cut California Avenue lanes

A two-lane configuration for Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District was approved Wednesday night (Jan. 12) by the...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by AGNES, on Jan 28, 2011 at 12:02 am | 87 comments | 3936 Views


Egg-throwing youths get scrubbing lesson

Several Palo Alto teens got a lesson in the difficulty of removing eggs from vehicles and surfaces Thursday night, after...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:16 am | 87 comments | 2905 Views


Report: Higher tax, new bond needed to fund city repairs

Palo Alto should raise its sales tax, terminate its Cubberley Community Center lease and devote almost a quarter of its annual...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by JC, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:54 am | 87 comments | 3153 Views


Historic Eichler building demolished at Edgewood Plaza

One of two historic Eichler commercial structures scheduled for renovation at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 87 comments | 33027 Views


Palo Alto eyes higher standards for new buildings

The criticism began about five years ago, shortly after a 181-townhouse development called Arbor Real made its debut on El...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 87 comments | 9060 Views


Los Angeles ruling could jeopardize Palo Alto vehicle-dwelling law

The U.S. District Court of Appeals has ruled against a Los Angeles vehicle-habitation law similar to Palo Alto's, saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 87 comments | 7302 Views


College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 20, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 87 comments | 5516 Views


Do Palo Altans want a Charter School?


Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 4, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 87 comments | 5248 Views


Allergy restrictions gone too far


Original post made by Not a Nut on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 16, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 6988 Views


School-bond opponent lays out case


Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 16, 2008 at 11:53 pm | 87 comments | 4746 Views


Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 5484 Views


Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 4130 Views


Peery family is 'anonymous donor' for new Paly gyms

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to "give back" in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 87 comments | 5233 Views


Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by HomeworkParent, on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 87 comments | 9106 Views


Marchers urged to boycott shopping in Palo Alto

East Palo Altans and supporters were urged to immediately stop buying things in Palo Alto to protest years of alleged 'racial...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 9, 2008 at 11:29 pm | 87 comments | 2337 Views


City responds to parking woes on Edgewood Drive

Prompted by a flurry of complaints from Edgewood Drive residents about safety, litter, and an influx of cars from East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:18 am | 87 comments | 3996 Views


California Avenue sculpture concept unveiled


Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 86 comments | 5361 Views
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