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Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 4290 Views


James Franco: A modern Renaissance man

Mark Twain once turned over Socrates' famous chestnut thusly: "The unexamined life may not be worth living, but the life...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 4290 Views


Stanford Game


Original post made by Stanford Stan on Sep. 24, 2006
Last comment by Hoops Fan, on Dec 19, 2006 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 4288 Views


Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 4286 Views


Voters to decide Measure D's fate tomorrow

After months of contentious battles between senior-housing advocates and rezoning hawks, voters tomorrow will decide the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 5, 2013 at 9:22 am | 24 comments | 4286 Views


Planning, infrastructure top city's 2014 agenda

Gathered in a cold room with metal folding chairs, a mere handful of electric outlets and no wireless Internet, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by I'm probably gonna drive, on Feb 5, 2014 at 2:09 am | 19 comments | 4286 Views


Full security locks down Palo Alto's Addison Ave.

The U.S. Secret Service clamped down tight on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto's historic Professorville area at about 5 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Right, Sharon?, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:52 am | 44 comments | 4286 Views


Rinconada Park tennis courts in need of repair and upgrade


Original post made by Andrew on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Chris, on Dec 5, 2006 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 4285 Views


Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 4283 Views


Caltrain reports record ridership, revenue boost

Caltrain's average weekday ridership in June was a record 50,390, an 11 percent increase over June 2011, the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 27 comments | 4283 Views


Historic neighborhood debates home improvement

When longtime Palo Alto residents Allen Akin and Michelle Arden bought 405 Lincoln Ave. in 2007, planning to build a larger...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anti-Shame, on Sep 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 56 comments | 4281 Views


Contract for California Avenue revamp set for approval

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a proposal to reduce lanes and add an assortment of street improvements...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ethan , on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:06 am | 31 comments | 4281 Views


AT&T's antenna plan met with some skepticism

AT&T's plan to install 20 antennae in three Palo Alto neighborhoods is cheering some residents who are looking forward to...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by BlakeTrent, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:40 am | 68 comments | 4279 Views


Sale of Palo Alto post office prompts nostalgia, uncertainty

When Palo Alto's downtown post office opened in 1932 on Hamilton Avenue, it was like no other post office in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mrs Mercury, on Dec 27, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 16 comments | 4279 Views


Why is the Stanford Women's Basketball Team Forced to Face Unfair Competition?

Brittney Griner is a superstaar 'woman' basketball player for Baylor, which Stanford women will need to beat, in the Final...

Original post made by Karen on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by nuts, on Apr 2, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 4278 Views


The "Bike Boulevard"


Original post made by Alice on Sep. 7, 2006
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 18, 2006 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 4278 Views


Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by So true , on Dec 11, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4276 Views


Editorial: Next steps with Maybell

In a stunning rejection of the City Council's judgment and approval of a complex zoning change so a senior housing project...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Nov 10, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 47 comments | 4275 Views


How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 4275 Views


PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 4274 Views
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