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A liberated life

Many residents of Channing House knew that their personable executive chef, Ghazwan Alsharif, made delicious moussaka and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 12244 Views


Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews

Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments | 12243 Views


Opinion: Wasting away, Palo Alto style

Palo Alto has always been ahead of its time -- open space, open classrooms, bike lanes. Though not everyone has agreed on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 13, 2021 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 12240 Views


Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 12239 Views


Palo Alto nonprofit funds education around the world

Matt Severson his father, Denis Severson, and Paly friend Andrew Perrault launched The School Fund website, inviting people...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Solon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 8 comments | 12238 Views


Stanford women take up mantles as Miss San Jose, Miss Silicon Valley

by Sarah Klearman and Christine Lee Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Apr 17, 2018 at 11:16 am | 5 comments | 12237 Views


Stanford announces focus on campus drinking: 'We cannot turn away from this'

Concerned about the "dangerously high rates" of undergraduate alcohol use on campus, Stanford University announced this week...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jan 16, 2019 at 3:21 pm | 37 comments | 12236 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 | 12236 Views


NASA researchers protest government shutdown

More than 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by real numbers, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 12234 Views


Palo Alto passes urgency law to protect retail

Seeking to shield local shops against an office incursion, Palo Alto officials unanimously passed late Monday night an emergency...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on May 14, 2015 at 8:46 am | 20 comments | 12231 Views


Segal and Dharap lead in race for two Palo Alto school board seats

First-time candidate Shana Segal and incumbent Shounak Dharap led in the race for two seats on the Palo Alto school board...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Nov 13, 2022 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 12229 Views


Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 12229 Views


Palo Alto changes course on housing fees

In an unusual move that reflected Palo Alto's shifting political dynamics, the City Council reversed on Monday night its...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Apr 1, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 45 comments | 12228 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 | 12228 Views


Supporters, critics weigh in on superintendent pick

Those who have worked with Don Austin describe him as a confident, accessible and "tough" leader who has ample experience...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on May 25, 2018 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 12227 Views


In Santa Clara County sheriff's race, Jensen gains the most monetary contributions

When it comes to campaign war chests, Santa Clara County sheriff candidate Kevin Jensen is outrunning the pack fivefold,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2022
Last comment by felix, on May 11, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 12227 Views


Stanford undergraduates will no longer come to campus this fall

Stanford University has reversed course on reopening, announcing Thursday that undergraduate students will not be coming...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2020
Last comment by Duveneck, on Aug 15, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 9 comments | 12226 Views


Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 12225 Views


Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by Anthony Jeffers, on Jan 20, 2022 at 11:55 am | 9 comments | 12224 Views


Besieged by vacancies, Town & Country Village wants to welcome medical offices

With vacancy rates climbing at Town & Country Village, Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission has recommended...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 18, 2021 at 10:33 pm | 24 comments | 12219 Views
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