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Biden stops by Mountain View before heading to Santa Cruz County to survey storm damage

Air Force One landed around 11:41 a.m. on Thursday at the Moffett Federal Airfield, and President Joe Biden emerged about...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Jan 22, 2023 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 10838 Views


Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 15 comments | 10838 Views


SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip'

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 10837 Views


Tweaks to rooftop-solar program irk industry execs

It's been a banner year for solar energy in Palo Alto, with the city signing new long-term contracts for its supply of solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 10, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 9 comments | 10836 Views


Police theater probe reaches back to early '90s


Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by litebug, on Mar 8, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 83 comments | 10834 Views


Andronico's drops plans to move into Edgewood Plaza

Plans for Andronico's Community Markets to open a grocery store at Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center apparently fizzled at the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fact or Fiction, on May 2, 2016 at 7:49 am | 78 comments | 10832 Views


Palo Alto Oaks headed to the World Series

Steve Espinoza wanted to make a special phone call on Sunday evening to Alice Makjavich, widow of former Palo Alto Oaks'...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 10831 Views


Editorial: Don't give up on rail

It is hard to argue with Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to abandon the original vision for a high-speed rail system enabling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, on Feb 27, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 37 comments | 10828 Views


Strongarm robbery of iPod leads to six arrests

The strongarm robbery of an iPod Touch from a youth who was knocked off his skateboard in the 200 block of Everett Avenue...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 103 comments | 10827 Views


Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting

Six people were arrested after a 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Who, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 16 comments | 10825 Views


VC firm plans for Caffe Verona location


Original post made by Caffe Verona fan on Aug. 27, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Aug 27, 2006 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 10825 Views


Electromagnetic Radiation Pollution from High Speed Rail?

This is just food for thought and I haven't done a lot of research into this area, but I am curious about the possibility...

Original post made by Susan Hong on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 10824 Views


Shop Talk: Family-owned luggage store, Jeffrey boutique close due to coronavirus crisis

In the latest Shop Talk column on local retail, news about a longtime luggage store's decision to shutter, Palo Alto Korean...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident who hasn’t gone to Univ since it became an office park, on Jun 19, 2020 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 10824 Views


Packard Foundation opens new, eco-friendly HQ

New, eco-friendly headquarters for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation reflect environmental values of the Packard family...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by , on Aug 21, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 10823 Views


Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by A boy scout is brave, on Mar 29, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 10822 Views


With fiber expansion approved, Palo Alto looks to compete -- and negotiate -- with AT&T

Palo Alto's effort to light up every nook and cranny of the city with high-speed Internet is slated to roll out this year,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2023
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 2, 2023 at 11:26 am | 37 comments | 10821 Views


Stanford's Men in Black: What's their Deal?

So what's the deal with the black football uniforms? Good question, and with a pretty decent answer. "The team wanted to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jferg24, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 5 comments | 10820 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 | 10820 Views


Local Asian Americans take to the streets to demand change amid racist attacks

More than 100 people took part in a demonstration on the corner of El Camino Real and Embarcadero Road on Sunday to stand...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Yuen Tsau, on Mar 25, 2021 at 8:36 am | 13 comments | 10819 Views


Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 10819 Views
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