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Palo Alto releases salary data

The City of Palo Alto's payroll fell by 3 percent in 2012, though the rising costs of employee benefits kept the overall...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 4, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 17 comments | 10676 Views


With revised design, Castilleja tries to appease critics of its growth plan

Seeking a truce with critics of its proposed expansion, Castilleja School this week submitted a revised plan to the city...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Apr 14, 2020 at 11:51 am | 42 comments | 10675 Views


Palo Alto struggles to keep up with job growth

The problems are clear: too many jobs, too much traffic and a housing shortage that is pushing long-time residents out of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Yes You Can!, on Mar 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 52 comments | 10673 Views


Stanford's Trent Johnson is headed for LSU


Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by SKC, on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 10672 Views


State allows schools to reopen in person for small groups, prioritizing students with disabilities

Small groups of special education students could soon return to school in person under new guidance issued on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 2, 2020 at 5:57 pm | 7 comments | 10671 Views


Six candidates for Board of Education vie for three open seats in unprecedented school year

Six candidates are running for three open seats on the Board of Education during a school year that looks like nothing public...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by No on O!, on Oct 9, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 10671 Views


San Francisco Giants fan, attacked in 2011, addresses bullying

With Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger" blasting in the background, San Francisco Giants fan and former paramedic Bryan Stow was...

Original post made on May. 16, 2018
Last comment by Angry, on May 16, 2018 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 10670 Views


Page Mill closes offices, fuels speculation

Page Mill Properties, which owns about 1,700 apartments in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood, shut down its management...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Wrong as usual, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 80 comments | 10669 Views


Let the buyers beware?


Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Don't Sell At Market Rate, on Apr 5, 2008 at 11:30 am | 6 comments | 10666 Views


Maker's studio builds a passion for science and art

Smita Kolhatkar implores the lunchtime rush of elementary school students to wash their hands, but they're not listening....

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 4 comments | 10666 Views


Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 10666 Views


Hennessy to resign as Stanford president

After more than 15 years as president of Stanford University, John L. Hennessy announced June 11 that he plans to step down....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Jun 14, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 12 comments | 10666 Views


In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing

At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 10664 Views


Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 10663 Views


Palo Alto looks to launch 'safe parking' program for people living in cars

A parking lot near the Palo Alto Baylands would be transformed into a temporary haven for people living in cars under a proposal...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mama, on Sep 14, 2020 at 2:39 pm | 20 comments | 10663 Views


After two decades, Empire taps out

Empire Grill and Tap Room, a chic and polished fixture of downtown Palo Alto for more than 20 years, is preparing to close...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 31 comments | 10660 Views


Condo development eyed for Country Inn Motel site in south Palo Alto

A new housing development with 55 condominiums, six townhomes and six accessory dwelling units could go up on the southern...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Marcella Marquez, on Jul 29, 2022 at 8:16 am | 38 comments | 10660 Views


First Person: A conversation with David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Stanford talks with First Person host Lisa Van Dusen about his mission to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 10660 Views


Backyard chickens in Palo Alto?


Original post made by PA Family on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 10659 Views


Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 10657 Views
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