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Competing news racks found in Mercury News Dumpster

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday, and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mercurial, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:24 am | 13 comments | 8323 Views


Flux at feral cat nonprofit after cats die in fire

The Stanford Cat Network, a nonprofit organization that cares for feral cats on Stanford University's campus, is teetering...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 40 comments | 8323 Views


Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 8322 Views


Men charged in downtown Palo Alto homicide to stand trial

Two men implicated in the death of a Palo Alto tennis instructor during a drunken brawl in December 2014 must stand trial,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 8322 Views


Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 33 comments | 8322 Views


Rare Tall Tree 'Global Impact Award' awarded to longtime philanthropists

Longtime philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore will on May 16 become only the second recipients of Tall Tree Global Impact...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by moi , on Mar 24, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 8322 Views


Police investigating incident at Palo Alto mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured

A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Palo 94306, on Jun 27, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 8322 Views


Start-up incubator opens downtown

Running a fledgling start-up company out of a garage may sound romantic, but local entrepreneur Saeed Amidi has a different...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 8322 Views


Hot lunch program to resume downtown service

The senior hot lunch program La Comida is expanding into a temporary, trial location in downtown Palo Alto this year as the...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 8321 Views


New bike boulevard planned for Palo Alto

Winding trails, colorful bike lanes, prominent signs and a new bicycle boulevard snaking southward from the middle of the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by maps, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 8321 Views


First Person: A conversation with Ben Lee

Ben Lee, the U.S. Olympic Badminton coach and Palo Alto Police Department Patrol Officer, talks with Lisa Van Dusen before...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by David , on Jul 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 8321 Views


UPDATE: Streets flood, but creeks don't


Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Jan 6, 2008 at 11:57 am | 9 comments | 8320 Views


Nonprofit housing execs: 'Palo Alto process' still a problem

For Palo Alto Housing, these are both the best and worst of times. Since the nonprofit's planned senior-apartments and market-rate-housing...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 24, 2018 at 4:51 pm | 18 comments | 8319 Views


Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents

For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2018
Last comment by Transparency?, on Nov 30, 2018 at 8:28 pm | 39 comments | 8319 Views


Coronavirus will impact school budgets for years to come. Trustees are urging 'aggressive' financial conservatism.

Facing the likelihood of the coronavirus impacting the school district's budget for several years, trustees on Tuesday urged...

Original post made on May. 13, 2020
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 14, 2020 at 10:22 pm | 24 comments | 8318 Views


Duo arrested in gas station 'skimming' scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by deport them, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:25 am | 12 comments | 8318 Views


SC County third highest for exonerated convicts

A new national study has found that Santa Clara County ranks third statewide in the number of people exonerated for committing...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by sloppy, on May 22, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 6 comments | 8318 Views


Old Fashioned Portrait Studios


Original post made by photos on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by RS, on Apr 6, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 8 comments | 8318 Views


Bullies not welcome at Barron Park Elementary


Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by FF, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 44 comments | 8317 Views


More than 140 Palo Alto Disney workers laid off

A total of 143 Disney employees in Palo Alto lost their jobs Thursday, March 6, as part of a global layoff of about 700 staff...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by high rent area, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 8317 Views
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