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Living under the belly of a 'beast'

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation — A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel."...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anthony, on May 4, 2017 at 7:24 am | 41 comments | 14090 Views


Palo Alto calls impasse in union talks

After months of contentious and ultimately fruitless negotiations, Palo Alto officials have declared an impasse in their...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 54 comments | 14089 Views


At one Palo Alto school, long troubled by sexual misconduct, a new student advocacy group is born

A group of Palo Alto High students is working to educate their peers about sexual assault, consent and relationships -- education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Mar 14, 2020 at 9:08 pm | 19 comments | 14087 Views


Stanford Children's Health begins to offer transgender care

Stanford Children's Health has begun to offer medical and other services to transgender children and adolescents, with an...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by DSM_bloat, on Oct 9, 2015 at 10:46 am | 16 comments | 14086 Views


Palo Alto schools lottery process revamped


Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 26, 2008 at 6:19 pm | 47 comments | 14079 Views


'Heartbreaking' but 'imperative': Stanford to cut nearly a third of its varsity sport teams

After the 2020-21 season, Stanford University will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports teams to save money in the face...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by MVresident2003, on Aug 5, 2020 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 14078 Views


East Palo Alto's median home value nears $1M

Though East Palo Alto seemed immune to market growth, it has become the hottest market on the Peninsula. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Duh, Steve, on Oct 21, 2018 at 7:05 am | 27 comments | 14078 Views


Despite objections, Palo Alto prepares to cap office growth

Responding to community criticism about the rapid pace of office growth, Palo Alto officials on Monday offered measured support...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 13, 2015 at 10:09 am | 74 comments | 14075 Views


Historic Juana Briones House coming down

The owner of Palo Alto's oldest home, Juana Briones House, has begun deconstructing the 166-year-old structure after 13 years...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by shallow alto, on Jun 10, 2015 at 12:42 am | 31 comments | 14071 Views


Family: City negligence caused mom's death

The daughters of Phyllis Seidman, the Palo Alto resident who was fatally struck while crossing Cowper Street in her wheelchair...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by safe streets, on May 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 41 comments | 14069 Views


A space where creativity reigns

In a cluttered classroom at Cubberley Community Center last Friday afternoon, the sound of smooth jazz was playing in the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barack Obama, on Jan 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 14066 Views


Six candidates to vie for school board


Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 16, 2007 at 12:54 am | 121 comments | 14065 Views


Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff

A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 14, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 25 comments | 14064 Views


Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 45 comments | 14062 Views


Rate hikes push Palo Alto's utility bills over the $300 mark

Fueled by rising transmission costs and a hot construction market, residential utility bills in Palo Alto now add up to more...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 5, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 25 comments | 14061 Views


School board lets general counsel go, won't say why

The Palo Alto school district's first in-house attorney, Komey Vishakan, has been let go "without cause," the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2022
Last comment by Retired PAUSD Teacher, on Aug 15, 2022 at 2:17 pm | 31 comments | 14060 Views


Burt and Kou at front of crowded race for Palo Alto City Council seats

Former Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt is poised to return to the City Council and Council member Lydia Kou appears set to win a...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 10, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 15 comments | 14056 Views


Robber strikes Wells Fargo Bank

Palo Alto police are engaged in a manhunt after a man in his 40s robbed a Wells Fargo Bank on Monday evening. The robber...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by what about the ink bags?, on Feb 10, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 11 comments | 14055 Views


Palo Alto resident celebrates 100th birthday

Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:50 pm | 15 comments | 14054 Views


Decision time: Palo Alto City Council to weigh closure of Churchill Avenue

Nearly a decade after Palo Alto embarked on a journey to redesign its four rail crossings, the city is preparing to answer...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on Nov 1, 2021 at 10:21 am | 17 comments | 14052 Views
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