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Gunn High teacher Greer Stone joins race for City Council

Greer Stone, a Gunn High School history teacher and former chair of the Palo Alto's Human Relations Commission, has joined...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 8, 2020 at 12:51 pm | 39 comments | 8534 Views


Memorial service Tuesday for former Sunset publisher Mel Lane


Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by joe, on Jul 31, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 8534 Views


A social whirl


Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Thanks whoever took the photo, on May 16, 2008 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 8534 Views


Mayor: 'Green revolution' will aid economy

The faltering economy could force Palo Alto to cut programs and delay a new public-safety building but it should not keep...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 50 comments | 8533 Views


School board backs $17 million Addison gift

The Palo Alto school board enthusiastically endorsed Tuesday night a multi-million dollar plan, paid for in full by an anonymous...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Parent, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 29 comments | 8533 Views


FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by John McGuire, on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:10 am | 8 comments | 8533 Views


Stanford construction site could be in violation of city law

Stanford University is violating a city nuisance ordinance that prohibits storing building materials on a site where construction...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 19, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 30 comments | 8533 Views


Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts

Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by chris, on May 14, 2021 at 9:51 pm | 17 comments | 8533 Views


Editorial: A worthless permit parking test

If the city is truly committed to giving Professorville and other residents living in homes adjacent to downtown some protection...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by matthew, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 32 comments | 8532 Views


Battle of the bookstores


Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by trudy, on Nov 11, 2007 at 7:34 am | 6 comments | 8532 Views


First Person: A conversation with Betsy Franco

Betsy Franco, Palo Alto resident and mother of Oscar-nominated actor James Franco, talks to Palo Alto Online about her upcoming...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 28, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 8532 Views


Snapshots from the neighborhoods' vaults

The spiderweb gauntlet leading to Aki Ueno's front door on the 1100 block of Hamilton Avenue is enough to make anyone's skin...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Springs at Chandler AZ, on Oct 31, 2016 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 8532 Views


Charges dropped in Palo Alto bus fatality

A SamTrans bus driver facing a vehicular-manslaughter charge after her bus struck a pedestrian in Palo Alto in 2010 was exonerated...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by ndnorth, on Dec 15, 2012 at 10:47 am | 21 comments | 8531 Views


Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:14 am | 29 comments | 8531 Views


Page Mill Properties sues EPA in rent dispute


Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by jperspective, on Feb 9, 2008 at 6:28 am | 59 comments | 8531 Views


Storm Drain Tax Shortfall: -- A Harbinger for Library and Police Building Bonds?


Original post made by RS Sampson on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 6:20 am | 71 comments | 8530 Views


'Mr. Palo Alto' Warren Thoits dies after illness

Warren Thoits, a lifelong Palo Altan, attorney, philanthropist and downtown Palo Alto property owner, died Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Burlison, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 8530 Views


Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jean G, on May 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 20 comments | 8530 Views


Tempers rise as Palo Alto, fire union begin talks

Depending on who the speaker is, the Palo Alto Fire Department is either a bare-bones outfit fighting to retain its staff...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by From Miss Vinay Alexander,, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:01 am | 53 comments | 8529 Views


Palo Alto: Pedestrian killed in suspected DUI crash identified

A pedestrian killed on Monday morning in a collision with a suspected DUI driver on East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto has been...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 6 comments | 8529 Views
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