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Back from Wuhan, Palo Alto woman faces quarantine — again

The panic, fear, isolation and bare grocery store shelves in the Bay Area are all too familiar for Palo Alto resident Esther...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2020 at 3:59 pm | 5 comments | 14437 Views


Menlo Park family helps raise more than $16 million to reunite immigrant families

Charlotte and Dave Willner of Menlo Park have set up a fundraising campaign to help parents reclaim detained children at...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2018
Last comment by iSez, on Jun 22, 2018 at 3:18 am | 10 comments | 14411 Views


Long-awaited dog park to open in north Palo Alto

For the first time in 25 years, a new dog park will open to the public in Palo Alto at Peers Park that boasts several features,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Madias, on Jun 15, 2018 at 9:21 am | 18 comments | 14408 Views


Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 25, 2017 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 14406 Views


How the Asian Box chef accidentally opened a gluten-free bakery

Gracie Jones, who has devoted her life to "cooking nonstop" for 20 years, did not intentionally set out to open up a gluten-free...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by New fan, on Apr 24, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 14406 Views


Big transformation underway for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring more than 1,300 new homes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 13, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 32 comments | 14395 Views


Former Stanford swimmer pleads not guilty to sexual-assault charges

Former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who is accused of raping an unconscious woman on campus in January, pleaded...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Feb 3, 2015 at 8:08 pm | 12 comments | 14395 Views


Palo Alto blasts high-speed-rail project for moving too fast

With plans for California's high-speed-rail system accelerating on the Peninsula, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday ramped up...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 19, 2015 at 12:30 am | 78 comments | 14395 Views


Who are the vehicle dwellers?

Profiles of three Palo Altans. Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by fire, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 46 comments | 14394 Views


San Jose lawyer enters recall race

Despite the fact that attorney Angela Storey opposes the effort to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Joan Ferguson, on Feb 20, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 19 comments | 14390 Views


Developer looks to replace six-story El Camino building

It's one of the tallest buildings in Palo Alto, though few would say it's one of its most welcoming. Now, plans are afoot...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 4, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 14388 Views


Criminal sex-assault charge to be dropped against Palo Alto teacher Peter Colombo

Prosecutors plan to drop its felony sexual assault case against a Palo Alto Unified School District middle school teacher...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 8, 2023 at 6:42 am | 39 comments | 14388 Views


Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus

Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Barry Stein J.D., on Apr 12, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 9 comments | 14387 Views


Strong storm expected to hit Wednesday, Thursday

The Bay Area can expect heavy rain and strong winds that could uproot trees, down power lines and cause flooding and mudslides...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peninsula Commuter, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 44 comments | 14381 Views


Palo Alto High robotics coach resigns after complaints

Palo Alto High School computer science teacher and robotics coach Kathleen Krier, who had been placed on paid leave last...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by film jedi, on Oct 25, 2018 at 11:59 am | 30 comments | 14374 Views


'Troubling' cheating allegations at Stanford

Stanford University officials are investigating allegations of a high number of students engaging in cheating, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Former Teacher, on May 31, 2015 at 12:52 am | 31 comments | 14370 Views


Solve ABAG and Sr Housing by Channing House Increasing Density?

The more I think about this, the more it makes me wonder why no one thought of this before:

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:50 am | 45 comments | 14369 Views


Traffic, parking top residents' concerns with Jay Paul project

When community members came to the city to discuss how to shape the environmental report for a proposed commercial development...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Monserrat F, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 14366 Views


Consternation over post office continues

Long lines for passports, supervisors who won't meet with the public, a dearth of stamps, already opened mail and a smelly...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Natalie Venuto, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 33 comments | 14365 Views


The beaver is back: Pair of the semiaquatic rodents spotted in Palo Alto

More than 160 years ago, the sight and sound of beavers in local creeks was likely common. They were later exterminated by...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Nov 7, 2022 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 14365 Views
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