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Around Town: Local girl wins 'Chopped Junior,' new group aims to steer rail redesign in right direction

In the latest Around Town column, read about a Palo Alto student who topped the competition on "Chopped Junior," a new group...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Same Old, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1891 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by J. Palomo, 3 hours ago | 1174 comments | 280864 Views


Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Long Time Resident, 3 hours ago | 58 comments | 4329 Views


East Palo Alto family starts homemade seasoning business

For the past four years, East Palo Alto residents Dulani and Lisa Spencer and their son Myles have been running Savor Seasoning...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Valerie, on Jul 19, 2019 at 11:42 am | 5 comments | 4509 Views


Around Town

<B><B>AVOIDING THE CHOP ...</B> <B>Charlotte Barclay</B>,11, of Palo Alto, entered the Food Network's "<B>Chopped Junior</B>"...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 121 Views


Cage the Elephant, Beck, Spoon and more come to Shoreline

Indie rockers Cage the Elephant and singer/songwriter Beck are doing their part to bring a broader swath of musical offerings...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ja, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1677 Views


Webcast: Who are the RV dwellers?

Weekly journalists discuss the diverse community of people living in recreational vehicles along El Camino Real and the various...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 17, 2019 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 2120 Views


Tree stuck in wires leads to unplanned power shutdown

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without electricity this afternoon due to an "unplanned, emergency shutdown"...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by senor blogger, on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 2397 Views


Buffalo-milk gelato, Chinese zongzi and crossfit: The latest in local food and retail news

In this week's Shop Talk column, find out where Amity Crossfit moved to and about two new food businesses in the area. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3408 Views


Around Town: Baylands Golf Links earns spot on best courses list; former city auditor joins BART

In the latest Around Town column, find out how Baylands Golf Links ranked in Golfweek Magazine's best courses list and which...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jul 16, 2019 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 1810 Views


To reduce waste, Palo Alto takes aim at demolition

In its latest bid to curb construction waste, Palo Alto is preparing to effectively ban contractors from demolishing entire...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 29 comments | 4916 Views


New tenant spotted in old MV OSH building

I drove by the old Orchard Supply location on Charleston and there is a "Ace Hardware" banner hanging over the front doors....

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jul. 13, 2019
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Police arrest man for alleged skateboard attack downtown

Palo Alto police have arrested a man who is accused of attacking a pedestrian on University Avenue on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by immigration status?, on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 10 comments | 2701 Views


Accused Buena Vista killer deemed too dangerous for bail

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday decided that a man accused of stabbing a fellow Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Since We're Neighbors..., on Jul 11, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 55 comments | 5469 Views


Woodside: Skyline homicide suspect pleads not guilty, wants to defend himself

The man charged with murder in the stabbing deaths of two men on Skyline Boulevard last month has pleaded not guilty and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jose Clara, on Jul 10, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 2006 Views


After years of discord, Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

After two years of negotiations on a contract that expired in 2016, Ravenswood City School District teachers will receive...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by What a Waste of $$$, on Jul 10, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views


Wildfire meeting sparks thoughts on readiness as seasonal threat looms

More than 200 residents received advice on wildfire prevention -- such as creating vegetation-free space around their homes...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 8, 2019 at 9:57 am | 6 comments | 1843 Views


After decades of providing haircuts, Cambridge Barber Shop closes its doors

After more than 50 years of business spanning two generations of his family, Larry Skarset, 72, has closed the doors of his...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by You Want the Area to Remain the Same?, on Jul 6, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3510 Views


MB's Place takes top slot at Fourth of July chili cook-off

Eleven teams went head to head at Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 38th annual Chili Cook-off festival on Independence Day,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm | 10 comments | 2418 Views


It's not your imagination: Large crow sculptures roost in Palo Alto

Palo Altans are used to seeing crows flock to local neighborhoods, but three of the newest corvids in town may ruffle a few...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by Richard H, on Jul 5, 2019 at 11:18 pm | 70 comments | 9663 Views
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