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Off Deadline: Is Silicon Valley's painfully severe 'housing crisis' insoluble?

At gatherings late last year, people throughout the Peninsula had a chance to express their feelings and experiences relating...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 25, 2018 at 9:40 am | 45 comments | 11275 Views


Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Shaw, on Nov 12, 2016 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 11274 Views


Citing SB 9 concerns, Palo Alto moves to expand historic registry

​​Citing a desire to protect local landmarks from demolition and redevelopment, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 28, 2022 at 10:36 am | 21 comments | 11273 Views


Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 11273 Views


Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 11270 Views


When mochi meets cupcake

Melody Hu has infused her baking business with global elements that reflect flavors tied to her own history as a Taiwanese-American...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Tatjana, on Feb 11, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 11270 Views


LaDoris Cordell reflects on four years of City Council service


Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by Cordell admirer, on Dec 8, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 24 comments | 11267 Views


Peninsula leaders split over transportation measure

Few would dispute that the Bay Area urgently needs relief from traffic jams, but reasonable people are finding much to disagree...

Original post made on May. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on May 8, 2018 at 11:15 am | 12 comments | 11267 Views


EPA calls Page Mill Properties 'predatory'

After almost a year of litigation, most of which the city has lost, the East Palo Alto City Council passed a resolution Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by EPA Entrepreneur, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 11267 Views


Shop Talk: Apple to remodel, Greek restaurant opens

In the latest Shop Talk column, read about a planned $6.6-million remodel of the downtown Palo Alto Apple store, a new home...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Love it? no thanks, on May 19, 2018 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 11266 Views


Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 11265 Views


School district fires contractor after trapped ground squirrels die

Palo Alto Unified terminated its contract with a pest control company on July 14 after ground squirrels that it trapped were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Demetrius Lanham, on Jul 26, 2021 at 12:32 pm | 20 comments | 11261 Views


Stanford: Trump immigration ban 'deeply antithetical' to university values

The executive order President Donald Trump signed last Friday banning entry into the United States for 90 days for citizens...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:12 am | 31 comments | 11261 Views


Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 11260 Views


Palo Alto breaks ground on Magical Bridge Playground

With a flash of golden shovels and a spray of dirt picked up on the wind, Magical Bridge Founder Olenka Villareal, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Excited about this magical park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 11258 Views


Stanford psychology professor Albert Bandura has died

Albert Bandura, the world-renowned social cognitive psychologist whose Bobo Doll experiments and theory of social learning...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Wyatt Richter, on Aug 11, 2021 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 11258 Views


Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Happy, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 47 comments | 11255 Views


Editorial: The vanishing surplus

The Palo Alto school board has spent months in what we now discover were two alternate realities, one taking place behind...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Take action!, on May 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 40 comments | 11254 Views


Home Delivery for Milk ?


Original post made by DJ on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by Remember When, on May 6, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 11254 Views


Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 15 comments | 11254 Views
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