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Feature story: All the world in a single classroom

Fully one-third of Palo Alto's 12,300 public school students report that they speak a language other than English at home....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Garcia, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 28 comments | 12261 Views


Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Coach, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 12261 Views


Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 12260 Views


Teens get uplift from downward dog

The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Like it, on Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 12260 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 | 12259 Views


Gunn High student dies in East Bay collision

A 17-year-old girl who died shortly after a head-on collision on Monday in the East Bay was a Gunn High School student, California...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Her friend, on Jun 8, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 12259 Views


Paly shuts down M-A for CCS football title


Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by barry, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 12 comments | 12259 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 | 12259 Views


Mysterious object that hit car confirmed as train part

A mysterious object that slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto earlier this week has been identified as part...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by engineer from UPRR, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:26 am | 11 comments | 12257 Views


Mayor faces blowback from colleagues after declaring city's support for advancing Caltrain tax measure

The regional debate over funding for Caltrain swept through Palo Alto on Monday, when Mayor Adrian Fine submitted a letter...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 69 comments | 12257 Views


Palo Alto may toss out City Council term limits

Days after three members of the Palo Alto City Council proposed extending the council's term limits from two to three, the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 40 comments | 12257 Views


Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto

The banners won't fly and Super Bowl 50 special events won't be taking place in one of Silicon Valley's premier destinations...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 32 comments | 12255 Views


VIDEO; The golden rule

Who could imagine that the slide rule, once ubiquitous in high school mathematics classes, would be used to figure the odds...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 12255 Views


Palo Alto plans new bike bridge over 101

To Palo Alto's drivers, U.S. Highway 101 is a crucial -- if often patience-testing -- artery connecting the city to San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by open again, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 44 comments | 12253 Views


Palo Alto looks to become a 'dementia-friendly city'

After living with a diagnosis of "mild cognitive impairment" for the past three years, Kitty Lynch has a few things she'd...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by OR, on Mar 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm | 9 comments | 12252 Views


Council looks to upgrade to City Hall technology

Seeking to replace aged technology and further spruce up the City Council's main meeting room, Palo Alto is preparing to...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Apr 3, 2018 at 11:34 pm | 28 comments | 12250 Views


Editorial: Don't let the bed bugs bite

Crows, leafblowers, incessant construction, parking and traffic problems and new airplane flight paths. They've all riled...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 3, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 52 comments | 12249 Views


Residents sound off on Ross Road changes

After installing a host of "traffic calming" measures aimed at promoting bicycling on Ross Road, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Ready at the brake pedal, on Aug 10, 2018 at 6:16 am | 111 comments | 12245 Views


Paly, Gunn student athletes can again train outdoors in person starting next week

Palo Alto and Gunn high school student athletes will be able to again train in person outdoors in stable cohorts starting...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on Jan 15, 2021 at 11:14 am | 9 comments | 12244 Views


Former Palo Alto teacher to stand trial for alleged sex abuse

The woman whom [

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dorian-esque, on Sep 9, 2016 at 5:20 pm | 14 comments | 12243 Views
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