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Commission looks at more 'granny' units

In both size and quantity, "second-dwelling units" are a small solution to one of Palo Alto's colossal problems. Known also...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 79 comments | 14924 Views


Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 79 comments | 14849 Views


Buena Vista residents seek to buy mobile-home park

Nearly 400 people living in Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park might soon fight eviction with a new tactic: purchasing...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 5, 2013 at 10:37 am | 79 comments | 14292 Views


Palo Alto delays debate on vehicle-dwelling ban

Palo Alto officials are delaying their plan to institute a ban on vehicle dwelling after hearing complaints about the proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 20, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 79 comments | 5969 Views


Children's Theatre fans ask council, 'Why?!'


Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by no more said, on Feb 2, 2008 at 1:08 am | 78 comments | 11646 Views


Fresh Market coming to Edgewood Plaza

The Fresh Market, a North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market will open its first West Coast store at Edgewood...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 78 comments | 15970 Views


Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall

Stanford student and climbing enthusiast Chris Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from Yosemite's north face of Elkhorn...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by aznnico, on Feb 22, 2014 at 4:15 am | 78 comments | 24064 Views


Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 78 comments | 27647 Views


Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 27, 2015 at 10:11 pm | 77 comments | 121586 Views


Hundreds attend vigil for Christine Blasey Ford

Hundreds of people joined a candlelight vigil on Sunday in support of Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto resident whose sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 27, 2018 at 5:59 pm | 77 comments | 14544 Views


$40.4M deal saves Buena Vista mobile homes

Nearly 4.5 years after announcing plans to close the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, the Jisser family has agreed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Fan of local students & families, on May 20, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 77 comments | 26617 Views


Shooting was 'unjust,' say parents of man killed by police

The father of William David Raff, the man fatally shot by Palo Alto police on Christmas night, said his only child had a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 10, 2016 at 8:57 am | 77 comments | 15045 Views


Mark Hurd "resigns" as CEO of HP after sexual harassment investigation

Official press release from HP:

Original post made by sexual harassment on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 77 comments | 15089 Views


Editorial: Enact vehicle-dwelling ban

Compassion and support for the downtrodden has always been an important part of the Palo Alto culture, but city leaders have...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 77 comments | 9441 Views


Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'

Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Midtown102, on Sep 28, 2018 at 11:27 am | 76 comments | 16669 Views


Guest Opinion: We need COVID-19 herd immunity

For COVID-19 to become history, herd immunity has to be reached, or extensive testing and a potent antiviral medicine have...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by C, on Jul 8, 2020 at 9:40 pm | 76 comments | 14456 Views


Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 76 comments | 28069 Views


Andronico's offers to move into Edgewood

Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center could soon have a new grocer in the form of Andronico's Community Markets, according to center...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 76 comments | 12087 Views


Greg Tanaka, Palo Alto's leading fiscal hawk, seeks another four years on City Council

Greg Tanaka, a tech CEO who over the past four years has established himself as the City Council's most vocal fiscal hawk,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 26, 2020 at 8:08 am | 75 comments | 13691 Views


Architecture board member resigns after clay pot dispute

The video footage is both clear and ambiguous: A woman slowly walks up to the front porch of a neighbor's house, looks around,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Feb 22, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 75 comments | 24258 Views
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