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Stanford wants 'educational' tax exemption for faculty homes

Stanford University is seeking to reduce its tax burden on two faculty houses by claiming they are used for educational purposes. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2022
Last comment by GHA, on Sep 20, 2022 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments | 11977 Views


Palo Alto launches City Hall makeover

Palo Alto officials won't have to venture far this summer for signs that construction season is now in full bloom. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:52 am | 32 comments | 11976 Views


Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by KP, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 17 comments | 11976 Views


Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 11975 Views


Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 11975 Views


In Buena Vista aftermath: sadness, hope

Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto said they are expecting eviction letters any day now since the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Agree with "Crony", on Jun 6, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 48 comments | 11974 Views


On the front line

A babushka with a rubber stamp can be scarier than a masked man with a gun, says reporter Noah Sneider, who's had to negotiate...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Jul 17, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 11974 Views


Best Of Palo Alto: Iconic bookstore weathers pandemic without a single layoff

When the pandemic forced Kepler's Books & Magazines to close its doors to the public in March, the independent bookseller...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Linda Heiliger, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 11972 Views


DiBrienza, Collins win seats on Palo Alto school board

Two challengers in the Palo Alto school board race, Jennifer DiBrienza and Todd Collins, have secured apparent wins, while...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by go for it Todd, on Nov 10, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 11972 Views


Stanford plans to fight health care initiative

Palo Alto is considering following Stanford Health Care's plans to mount a legal challenge to block an initiative that would...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 25, 2018 at 5:24 am | 16 comments | 11971 Views


Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 11967 Views


Demystifying concussions

Inside Stanford University's Arrillaga Athletic Center, Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Concussion and Brain Performance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by John Henry Ruminski, on Aug 6, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 11966 Views


Palo Alto bans eviction of tenants who can't pay rent during pandemic

Palo Alto landlords will not be allowed to evict residential tenants whose ability to pay rent is being hindered by the coronavirus...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Michelle , on Jun 21, 2020 at 9:10 pm | 21 comments | 11966 Views


New President Hotel owner to proceed with evictions

A proposal to convert the President Hotel in downtown Palo Alto from an apartment building to a hotel may now be in peril,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 3, 2018 at 12:12 pm | 58 comments | 11965 Views


Guest Opinion: Please open Foothills Park to all

As a member of the Lee family who owned the property that became Foothills Park and as a park ranger who worked there for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jul 2, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 64 comments | 11964 Views


Two employees sue Mark Zuckerberg and companies for discrimination, sexual harassment

Two former employees of Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan have filed lawsuits claiming they were subjected to racial,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2021
Last comment by community member, on Oct 30, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 11963 Views


Feature story: All the world in a single classroom

Fully one-third of Palo Alto's 12,300 public school students report that they speak a language other than English at home....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Garcia, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 28 comments | 11962 Views


Woven in time: Qualia Gallery showcases textile art

"Interlaced," a group exhibition of tapestries and textile art, is on view at Qualia Gallery through Oct. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Muggles, on Sep 20, 2021 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 11962 Views


Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11961 Views


Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ready at the brake pedal, on Aug 10, 2018 at 6:16 am | 111 comments | 11959 Views
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