School renaming sparks protest, division
A proposal to rename a Palo Alto middle school after Fred Yamamoto, a Japanese-American Palo Altan who enlisted in the U.S.... Last comment 26 minutes ago | 171 comments
Council takes the scalpel to the zoning code
Palo Alto’s elected leaders set aside their lofty debate about growth and transportation Monday to consider less weighty... Last comment on Mar 21, 2018 at 12:35 pm | 17 comments
Looking at Silicon Valley's housing quagmire
Housing — or the lack of it — is once again grabbing headlines and TV time in California, with a special edge of urgency... Last comment 5 hours ago | 67 comments
Affordable-housing zone sputters in Palo Alto
Despite widespread recognition that Palo Alto is experiencing an affordable-housing crisis, the city’s deeply divided Planning... Last comment on Mar 20, 2018 at 4:20 pm | 88 comments
Calling all photographers!
Enter your best shots in the 2018 Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is Monday, April 2.
Palo Alto narrows down options for rail redesign
As Palo Alto moves toward a December decision on the best way to separate the rail tracks from local streets, city leaders are starting to winnow down their list of options and discarding those deemed too costly, unsightly or disruptive. Wednesday, 1:14 PM | 37 comments
Stanford men move up two spots in NCAA swimming meet
The Stanford men's swimming and diving team moved into sixth place following the second day of action at the NCAA championships in Minneapolis on Thursday. Thursday, 9:40 PM
One can see the wheels turning -- literally and figuratively -- in "Tomb Raider" as young adventurer Lara Croft frequently finds herself twisting some hand-held puzzle box, bike racing around London or turning the wheel of some ancient machinery to u...... Read the full review
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