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Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Mar 1, 2015 at 12:09 am | 70 comments | 15783 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 | 34020 Views


Widespread errors led to clearcutting of Cal Ave trees

Insufficient public outreach, miscommunication within Palo Alto's Public Works Department and the department's widespread...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daddywarbucks, on Dec 19, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 70 comments | 9059 Views


Senior housing or not, Maybell area ripe for redevelopment

When Palo Alto officials agreed last month to rezone property on Maybell and Clemo avenues to enable construction of a senior-housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nasty ct resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 70 comments | 8222 Views


Palo Alto Online launches new design

Palo Alto Online launched an updated version of its website today, Oct. 8. Readers will experience changes designed to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 12, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 70 comments | 16802 Views


Pension costs top list of Palo Alto budget woes

After enduring a year of layoffs, slumping revenues and benefit reductions for city employees, Palo Alto officials are bracing...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 70 comments | 10880 Views


What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?


Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by jennifer Espinoza, on Oct 31, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 69 comments | 21267 Views


Changing of crossing guards vexes parents

For the first time in more than a decade, Palo Alto is preparing to hire a new company to manage its ranks of school crossing...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Guard's Wife, on Nov 30, 2011 at 11:20 am | 69 comments | 7590 Views


Palo Alto looks to steer housing growth toward San Antonio Road

With its narrow sidewalks, industrial warehouses and no public transit, San Antonio Road looks like an unlikely destination...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eeyore, on Sep 9, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 69 comments | 12554 Views


Ex-Theranos executives indicted by federal grand jury

The former CEO and COO embattled blood-testing company Theranos have been indicted by a federal grand jury for an alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 23, 2018 at 4:44 pm | 69 comments | 15374 Views


Children's Theatre's Briggs recommended for termination


Original post made on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on May 25, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 69 comments | 7193 Views


Guest Opinion: Business tax will harm Palo Alto

By taxing businesses based on their Palo Alto headcount, larger companies may choose not to hire locally in Palo Alto. Small...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 20, 2020 at 11:58 am | 69 comments | 9975 Views


Dog owners request more off-leash space


Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by Poodle, on Sep 7, 2007 at 3:15 pm | 69 comments | 10826 Views


Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peggy Bunker , on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 68 comments | 34582 Views


County looks to set aside more funds to preserve Buena Vista

Santa Clara County supervisors are preparing to raise the pool of money available for a possible purchase of Buena Vista...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:23 pm | 68 comments | 11812 Views


Stanford students holding sit-in, calling for fossil fuel divestment by university

More than 100 students are holding a sit-in at Stanford University that started yesterday afternoon to call on school leaders...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 68 comments | 6398 Views


'Cancel your travel plans': Santa Clara County urges caution during holidays as COVID-19 cases rise

At an emotional press conference Wednesday on the cusp of Christmas Eve, Santa Clara County health leaders begged the public...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2020
Last comment by [email protected], on Dec 27, 2020 at 9:17 pm | 68 comments | 13772 Views


Helicopter makes emergency landing in Palo Alto

Nearly 100 feet from rush-hour traffic on Highway 101 near Embarcadero Road, a pilot approaching the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:40 am | 68 comments | 10523 Views


City scraps plan to raise train tracks at Churchill

Seeking to ease concerns from residents in the Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Rainer, on Jun 21, 2018 at 11:23 am | 68 comments | 10293 Views


Palo Alto begins work on new recreation plan

Palo Alto officials have just begun work on an ambitious plan that could deeply affect the city's recreational offerings...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jeb, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 68 comments | 5788 Views
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