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Local chess club puts Bay Area on national map

The tension in the room is high, and not a move is being made. Players sit across from each other, their brows furrowed as...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Sorvich, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 8 comments | 9435 Views


Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by ISRAT, on Nov 30, 2014 at 11:02 am | 73 comments | 9422 Views


Analysis: How they won and lost

With the dust still settling on Election Day and scores of provisional and hand-delivered absentee ballots still being tallied,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by mauricio, on Nov 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 9413 Views


A library for everyone: Palo Alto branch reopens with new name, new features

Palo Alto Main Library — now renamed the Rinconada Library — fits into the current trend of how libraries are being...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Patron, on Feb 18, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 27 comments | 9401 Views


Harnessing the power of coding

Can coding change the course of a life? Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 9401 Views


Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 9392 Views


Students slam school leaders on zero period

A large group of impassioned Gunn High School students turned out to Tuesday's board meeting to deliver a fierce condemnation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by My Thoughts, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 157 comments | 9391 Views


Midtown Palo Alto liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Two men armed with handguns robbed a liquor store in Midtown Palo Alto on Saturday night, Dec. 29, and absconded with alcohol...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Local, on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:45 am | 21 comments | 9390 Views


Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 9383 Views


School District Overcrowding how bad is it?


Original post made by yet another parent on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 12, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 147 comments | 9369 Views


Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 9362 Views


A snip in time

President Barbershop owner Roy Ruiz, 90, has been cutting hair on University Avenue in Palo Alto a long time. More than 60...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mom of a happy customer, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 9361 Views


Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 9360 Views


Paly teacher burned in science-experiment accident

A Palo Alto High School teacher suffered first- and second-degree burns after a fire broke out during a science experiment...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew Vargha, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 9358 Views


Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With Palo Alto's economic recovery speeding along and tax revenues happily spiking, the city is doing something to try to...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Outsource, on Mar 15, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 38 comments | 9350 Views


'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9345 Views


Man killed by Caltrain Saturday is identified

A middle-aged man who was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ramone, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 9330 Views


Paly/Gunn game could be channel 2 game of the week

Channel 2 has selected our cross town rivalry high school football game to be a contender for the high school game of the...

Original post made by KTVU watcher on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Haste Makes Waste, on Sep 22, 2012 at 1:24 am | 19 comments | 9324 Views


1967 Palo Alto high school fascism experiment becomes movie


Original post made by Simon Firth on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cougar, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 9319 Views


Photo essay: No ordinary summer

Today's Bay Area campers are learning more than just how to make friendship bracelets. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by rock camp rocks, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 9295 Views
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