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Editorial: The perils of state action

State legislators who are pushing for new laws forcing cities to allow dense, multi-family housing developments in single-family...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 52 comments | 11698 Views


Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sheri, on Jan 22, 2019 at 10:44 am | 9 comments | 11697 Views


Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 11696 Views


Dog Mauling Threat


Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 28, 2017 at 11:39 am | 61 comments | 11695 Views


Loudspeaker from Caltrain

The Caltrain speaker noise from the University Avenue station is increasing in volume and frequency, from the dubiously helpful...

Original post made by Sleepless in PA North on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sleepless in PA North, on Nov 27, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 11694 Views


Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 11694 Views


Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan

Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Sounds terrible, on Feb 1, 2017 at 1:41 pm | 54 comments | 11694 Views


Veenker, Lauing and Lythcott-Haims poised to win City Council seats

Attorney Vicki Veenker and planning commissioner Ed Lauing were in the lead position in a race for Palo Alto's three open...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 13, 2022 at 10:34 pm | 18 comments | 11693 Views


Nine tips on how to turn a living room Zen

In today's hurried times, a home's living space is often the only, and quickest, escape from the stress of daily life, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Space, on Oct 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 11692 Views


After more coronavirus closures, how deep will California's recession go?

As the health crisis unfolds, changing state and local health orders have combined with intense financial anxiety and confusion...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 22, 2020 at 8:32 am | 19 comments | 11692 Views


Tension grows between City Council, planning commission

In theory, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission serves at the pleasure of the City Council. In practice,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by About Time, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:22 am | 68 comments | 11691 Views


National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 23 comments | 11691 Views


Coronavirus weekend update: Santa Clara County adds 82 COVID-19 cases, one more death

Santa Clara County saw its total of coronavirus cases and deaths rise to 1,566 as of Saturday with 82 new cases and one new...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 14, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 11691 Views


Proposed growth to strain Stanford's traffic-fighting effort

A new report for Stanford's general-use permit application shows the university's expansion will create "significant and...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 24, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 23 comments | 11690 Views


Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 11689 Views


Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by lmftfy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 14 comments | 11687 Views


New Stanford building gathers neuroscience researchers, clinicians

Stanford University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as well as its Center for Memory Disorders are among the groups...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by JHC, on Feb 10, 2016 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 11687 Views


County workers to get 'hero pay' for pandemic work

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act stimulus funds to provide...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2021
Last comment by Julian Guiterrez, on Oct 7, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 17 comments | 11687 Views


Stanford resident physicians vote to join union

Doctors who are resident and fellow physicians at Stanford Health Care have voted to join a union by a wide margin, the Committee...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Milton, on May 5, 2022 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 11684 Views


Old, but still kicking

"Old Ladies," by Nancy Huddleston Packer, John Daniel & Company, McKinleyville, Ca., 174 pp., $15 Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Earline Reid, on Nov 25, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 11683 Views
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