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Mercedes dealership planned for Ming's site

A glassy, three-story Mercedes dealership would go up next to the Baylands at the Embarcadero Road site of Ming's Restaurant...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Brian, on May 14, 2015 at 9:05 am | 38 comments | 12281 Views


Bargain Box outlasted other Palo Alto thrift stores

When Bargain Box closes on June 25, Goodwill Industries will be the last nonprofit thrift store in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Melinda Rosenaur, on Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 12280 Views


Greene Middle School celebrates 'transformative' renaming

Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Grren Acres Is the Place to Be, on Nov 20, 2018 at 7:55 am | 43 comments | 12280 Views


Despite looming questions over Caltrain and high-speed rail, Palo Alto moves ahead with grade separation effort

As Palo Alto approaches a critical juncture in its multiyear journey to redesign its rail crossings, city leaders are confronting...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2020
Last comment by Aldin Lee, on Oct 1, 2020 at 9:05 pm | 18 comments | 12279 Views


Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'

It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Theresa Mayer, on Feb 14, 2017 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 12278 Views


Of tinsel and memories

When the Christmas season begins, Palo Alto resident Nicole Macuil always remembers the most beautiful holiday tree she has...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 12278 Views


Menlo Park's police chief was publicly accused of using a racial slur in ethics training. Here's the story.

During a town hall meeting Thursday evening to discuss policing in Menlo Park, Housing Commissioner Karen Grove said she'd...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 25, 2020 at 7:39 pm | 29 comments | 12277 Views


Feature story: Delivering hope at Lucile Packard

In the 20 years since Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford opened, thousands of children have received a chance...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey Martz, on Jun 2, 2012 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 12275 Views


Inspired by protests, Palo Alto promises to reform -- but not defund -- police

Spurred by a public outcry for social justice and police reform, the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Monday night to improve...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2020
Last comment by workingclassstiff, on Jun 27, 2020 at 10:46 pm | 56 comments | 12274 Views


Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council

Lydia Kou, a longtime neighborhood volunteer who in recent years has emerged as a leading critic of Palo Alto's land-use...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 44 comments | 12272 Views


Accused Buena Vista killer deemed too dangerous for bail

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Monday decided that a man accused of stabbing a fellow Buena Vista Mobile Home...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2019
Last comment by Since We're Neighbors..., on Jul 11, 2019 at 6:06 pm | 54 comments | 12271 Views


Baylands flood-control project kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 9, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 23 comments | 12269 Views


Editorial: The angst over second stories

When should the City of Palo Alto forbid the construction of second-story additions in a neighborhood dominated by single-story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Robert Neff, on Apr 29, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 54 comments | 12268 Views


Father of Palo Alto teen who died by suicide urges parental support, awareness

TC Lee, the father of a Gunn High School student who died by suicide in 2015, spoke to a full crowd at First Christian Church...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sara, on May 18, 2016 at 9:24 am | 9 comments | 12268 Views


Compliance manager proposed as school district's general counsel

An attorney and former prosecutor who has been overseeing legal compliance for Palo Alto Unified could become the school...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2018
Last comment by kids, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:34 am | 18 comments | 12266 Views


Palo Alto boys open old-school arcade

Almost every Saturday, a garage in the Leland Manor neighborhood transforms into old-school arcade, filled with classic...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Sue Allen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm | 15 comments | 12266 Views


Castilleja School changes expansion plans

Officials of Castilleja School unveiled revisions to a proposed expansion on Thursday, hoping that changes to an underground...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Jun 9, 2017 at 10:05 pm | 69 comments | 12264 Views


Palo Alto welcomes new urban forester Walter Passmore

Nine weeks into his new position as Palo Alto's first city urban forester, Walter Passmore eschewed a stuffy City Hall office...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by artbuilder, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:20 am | 41 comments | 12261 Views


French teacher fights cancellation of AP exam


Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sad former student, on May 26, 2008 at 2:10 am | 22 comments | 12258 Views


New President Hotel owner to proceed with evictions

A proposal to convert the President Hotel in downtown Palo Alto from an apartment building to a hotel may now be in peril,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 3, 2018 at 12:12 pm | 58 comments | 12257 Views
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