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Palo Alto in final stage of California Avenue redesign

After two years of revisions, lawsuits and squabbles with area business owners, Palo Alto officials are now putting the finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 20 comments | 6459 Views


Menlo-Atherton High School students stage large anti-Trump protest march

A peaceful, if loud and boisterous, protest against the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 15, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 6458 Views


Students experiment with 'drone journalism'

When students at Palo Alto High School unfurled a huge, sky-facing American flag on the field before last Friday's football...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Go Paly!, on Sep 21, 2013 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 6454 Views


Is someone trying to tell us something?


Original post made by Carol on Oct. 6, 2006
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 5, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 6454 Views


Thai Restaurants/ Krung Siam?


Original post made by nat on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by nat, on Sep 16, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 6453 Views


All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 6452 Views


NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Long Timer…., on Nov 13, 2014 at 5:16 am | 8 comments | 6451 Views


Local donations to presidential campaigns

Local residents listed here contributed at least $2,500 to the presidential campaigns of Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, according...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by mattie, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:20 am | 32 comments | 6450 Views


'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

The Planning and Transportation Commission heard Wednesday a presentation on the regional initiative to transform El Camino...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 33 comments | 6450 Views


Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 6450 Views


Police seeking East Palo Alto shooting suspect

An East Palo Alto man is died after police said he was shot outside an apartment complex at about 10:12 p.m. on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mrs. Jack , on Apr 10, 2016 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 6449 Views


Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6448 Views


Family explores 'largest gift ever' for Paly athletics

An anonymous Palo Alto family is considering making a "major" donation to help transform indoor athletic facilities at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 73 comments | 6446 Views


Mastering the music business

Stanford graduate student Audrey Proulx is using her education in computer science and business to support her dream of becoming...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2015
Last comment by A classmate, on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 6446 Views


Palo Alto running out of patience on Mitchell Park Library delays

With the completion of Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center more than a year past due and the project's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Carl F, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 59 comments | 6445 Views


Palo Alto National 10-11 Little League All-Stars Sweep Through District 52


Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 13, 2006
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 14, 2006 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 6445 Views


Kris Weems returns to Menlo School as the new athletic director

Menlo School has dug into its past to find a leader for the future, hiring Kris Weems as its new athletic director. Weems,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm | 10 comments | 6443 Views


Linda Sher, artist and political wife, dies at 82

Artist Linda B. Sher, a former Palo Alto and Stanford resident and wife of former State Sen. Byron Sher, died Sunday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Klein, on Jan 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 6443 Views


Real Estate Matters

In Palo Alto, 2015 has been a very frustrating year for buyers. The biggest reason is limited inventory. As of Nov. 23, there...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6443 Views


Extending a ladder for workers on the bottom rung

A midcareer "failure" for a Palo Alto woman sparked a new trajectory that's helping local housekeepers, gardeners, waiters...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Oct 23, 2013 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 6442 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up
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Sing and celebrate
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.