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Public comment abuse leads to changes in Redwood City's meeting protocols

In what Mayor Jeff Gee calls a “proactive step” to avoid “vile, racist, anti-semitic” disruptions ahead of council...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2023
Last comment by Claudette, 10 minutes ago | 1 comment | 521 Views


Local leaders share statements on the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's 'trailblazing' leadership

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator in the country's history and the first woman to be San Francisco's...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2023
Last comment by NTB2, on Oct 2, 2023 at 12:44 am | 5 comments | 2210 Views


Property owner seeks city's help to fill vacancy in Homer Avenue building

Citing anemic demand for downtown office space in the aftermath of the pandemic, a Palo Alto developer is asking the city...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2023
Last comment by curious, on Sep 30, 2023 at 9:21 am | 11 comments | 6582 Views


Arts briefs: Sierra Hull at The Guild, Great Glass Pumpkin Patch in Palo Alto and more

Catch bluegrass and folk with mandolin virtuoso Sierra Hull, pick the perfect hand-blown gourd at the Great Glass Pumpkin...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2236 Views


Modern Asian supermarket should be in the cannery site

What a tribute to the historic Chinese community in P.A. if the old cannery site could be turned into a modern, upscale Asian...

Original post made by rosemarye on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Sep 27, 2023 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 195 Views


Fall arts season offers gateway into new worlds

This fall offers the perfect chance to tap into new worlds inside an installation, on a canvas, a stage, or together as a...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 6937 Views


Horrified by 'whites-only' language in their property deeds, Ladera residents worked hard to purge it

When Leslie Wambach was house hunting on the Midpeninsula, she thought she had found the perfect home. But then she discovered...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2023
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Sep 26, 2023 at 7:06 pm | 5 comments | 4746 Views


City hopes to lure growth -- and grants -- to San Antonio Road

In designating San Antonio Road as a "priority development area," the Palo Alto City Council is hoping to attract grants...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2023
Last comment by PaloAltoVoter, on Sep 26, 2023 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 4663 Views


Recession or not: 'The road ahead for housing will be the same or better'

Whether the economy has a soft landing and avoids a recession, or experiences a hard landing with rapid economic downturn,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 25, 2023 at 11:31 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views


Around Town: Christine Blasey Ford's new book, Andrew Luck takes to the field, a new treat for dogs

In his week's Around Town column, Christine Blasey Ford writes a memoir, Andrew Luck gets back into the game, and Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 23, 2023 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2441 Views


Landmark deal paves way for transformation of Fry's site

Palo Alto approved on Tuesday a landmark deal with Sobrato Organization that paves the way for redevelopment of Ventura's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 22, 2023 at 8:46 pm | 28 comments | 12563 Views


Assemblymember Diane Papan to present $2M to City of East Palo Alto

Assemblymember Diane Papan will present $2M to the City of East Palo Alto on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. for the City’s...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 21, 2023 at 7:46 am | 4 comments | 1883 Views


West Nile Virus detected in mosquitos in portions of Mountain View and Palo Alto

Mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus have been found in parts of Mountain View and Palo Alto. The Santa Clara County Vector...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Sep 20, 2023 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 2403 Views


Around Town: Cameron Park improvement planned, Ada's Cafe gets funding

In this week's Around Town column, Cameron Park is poised for improvements and the City Council approves more funding for...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2023
Last comment by Mary Ruth Leen, on Sep 18, 2023 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2797 Views


Nanci Kauffman resigns as head of Castilleja School

On Thursday, Nanci Kauffman resigned as head of Castilleja School, concluding a 13-year term that was in many ways defined...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2023
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 18, 2023 at 1:32 pm | 17 comments | 23243 Views


Opinion: Surprising facts and factoids about trees in our fair city

I recently had a conversation with Palo Alto's urban forester, Peter Gollinger, about the need to plant trees to replace...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2023
Last comment by Phyllis Sherlock , on Sep 16, 2023 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 2743 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 MARK, on Sep 16, 2023 at 2:01 am | 1207 comments | 482661 Views


New Digs: Homeowners maximize living space in Old Palo Alto with basement excavation

While the large home on a corner lot in Old Palo Alto seemed to suit Jenny Shilling’s growing family in 2007, it wasn’t...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2023
Last comment by Rex Shallert, on Sep 14, 2023 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 4244 Views


Mike's Diner Bar avoids eviction, plans to remain in Midtown

Mike's Diner Bar, a Midtown institution that just last week was on the brink of eviction, received an eleventh-hour reprieve...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2023
Last comment by Annette, on Sep 14, 2023 at 2:38 pm | 19 comments | 17286 Views


Search ends in Wyoming for Palo Alto dentist

Retired 76-year-old Palo Alto dentist Steve Keller, who went missing 10 days ago in the Wyoming wilderness, has not been...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2023
Last comment by Silver Linings, on Sep 14, 2023 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 14847 Views
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