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As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 10145 Views


One hundred years of Paly: High school to celebrate centennial

Palo Alto High School is planning a series of events to involve the entire community in celebrating the school's 100-year...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by read the article, on Aug 24, 2018 at 8:36 pm | 8 comments | 10141 Views


Palo Alto rejects application for President Hotel

A proposal to convert President Hotel Apartments to a luxury hotel hit a roadblock this week, when Palo Alto’s Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Give him money, on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 20 comments | 10139 Views


Meet the 'new' grandparents


Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by Terry, on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 10139 Views


District to consolidate Tinsley students at fewer schools

Some parents have been taken aback by Palo Alto Unified's decision to close enrollment for new Voluntary Transfer Program...

Original post made on May. 3, 2019
Last comment by What Los Altos does, on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm | 15 comments | 10139 Views


Despite business objections, Palo Alto advances new tax

Emboldened by promising survey results, City Council members on Monday pushed to place on the ballot a business tax and measure...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 8, 2022 at 8:43 am | 21 comments | 10138 Views


Charleston 'safer, better' after lane changes


Original post made on May. 13, 2008
Last comment by Saul, on May 21, 2008 at 7:49 am | 19 comments | 10136 Views


Ravenswood school board denies charter petition

Hundreds of East Palo Alto parents and children turned out for a crowded and emotional school board meeting Thursday night...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Apr 9, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 10 comments | 10136 Views


Key agreements pave way for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto's plan for a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 sped ahead on Monday, when city officials formally signed agreements...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Thank you!, on Jan 1, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 10136 Views


Work Trucks and Trailers on streets


Original post made by concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by john brown, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:30 am | 19 comments | 10135 Views


Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 10135 Views


Editorial: The Addison gift horse

Last March, Addison Elementary School Principal Amanda Boyce, in her position for less than a year and new to the school...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Watch the Bling, on Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 34 comments | 10135 Views


With Stanford offer on hold, school board members voice disappointment — and one goes on the offensive

Three Palo Alto school board members voted on Tuesday night to suspend consideration of a tentative agreement with Stanford...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by Tessa, on May 22, 2019 at 9:51 am | 81 comments | 10135 Views


Menlo Park City Council approves project to rebuild the Guild

It might be a new city record: In less than six months, an idea to rebuild the fading Guild Theatre in downtown Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 24, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, on May 24, 2018 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 10135 Views


WW II vet recalls writing condolence letters to Gold Star families

Old war movies often show the stereotype: The knock on the door by a War Department representative bearing news of the death...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by jet pilot, on Nov 13, 2016 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 10135 Views


PA Junior Museum: Independence or Boondoggle?


Original post made by Ron Lee on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Aleks, on Feb 24, 2007 at 7:26 pm | 18 comments | 10134 Views


How to use a scholarship: buy a laptop, reduce college debt

Less college debt. A laptop computer. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ann Kelly, on May 2, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 10134 Views


Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 10134 Views


Trio arrested for 7-Eleven robbery

Three men who allegedly held up a Palo Alto 7-Eleven store last month have been arrested, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by free my brother , on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 8 comments | 10133 Views


Duo strikes man, robs him of cellphone and other belongings

A man was beat up and robbed of his cellphone, backpack, skateboard and other belongings in downtown Palo Alto early Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lacy W., on Sep 30, 2021 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 10133 Views
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