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At-risk man reported missing from East Palo Alto

Authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a man last seen in East Palo Alto on Monday afternoon, according to...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2021
Last comment by Squidsie, on Mar 24, 2021 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 12049 Views


Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 12048 Views


Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 26 comments | 12048 Views


Rape in Stanford basement under investigation

A woman reported that she was raped by a man at the basement of a Stanford University building on Friday, according to Stanford's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2022
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Oct 12, 2022 at 3:12 am | 8 comments | 12047 Views


Man killed by Caltrain Saturday is identified

A middle-aged man who was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ramone, on Nov 19, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 12046 Views


Bol Park donkeys defended with BB rifle

The owner of the donkey pasture where Palo Alto's two beloved donkeys reside defended the animals on Monday night by shooing...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by JaneP, on Aug 21, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 78 comments | 12044 Views


Water board supports removing Searsville Dam

The SF Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam as the university...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water Board, on Apr 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 92 comments | 12043 Views


After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 12042 Views


Kiki's Candy Bar, anyone?


Original post made by Puzzled on Aug. 13, 2006
Last comment by Yes!, on Jun 23, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 10 comments | 12041 Views


Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 63 comments | 12040 Views


Editorial: Approve open space Measure AA

It is not an overstatement to say that the creation of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in 1972 is the single...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by THE REAL PLAN, on May 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 12039 Views


Accused Palo Alto Online hacker sought economic damage

The 2015 hack on Palo Alto Online and parent company Embarcadero Media appeared designed to inflict significant financial...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by student, on May 30, 2018 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 12038 Views


A touch of New England

Our beloved Dungeness crab season might be finally getting underway, but in the meantime, we can take advantage of that East...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Scarlet, on Feb 26, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 12038 Views


Body found Thursday confirmed to be missing Palo Alto hiker

The Alameda County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body found in a wilderness area that of a Palo Alto man who went...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Hedy McAdams, on Apr 26, 2015 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 12036 Views


Palo Alto school test scores buck county and state trends

Palo Alto Unified saw its standardized test scores improve in English language arts compared to before the pandemic, while...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 7, 2022 at 7:11 am | 3 comments | 12035 Views


National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 23 comments | 12034 Views


Sigma Chi fraternity loses $32 million house after Stanford ends lease

Stanford University has ended an 86-year ground lease on its campus with Alpha Omega Housing Corporation (AOHC), the alumni...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2023
Last comment by ALB, on Sep 3, 2023 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 12033 Views


Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by My Left Foot, on Mar 25, 2017 at 11:26 am | 21 comments | 12029 Views


Housing advocate, drama teacher among Tall Tree awardees

Four dedicated individuals and organizations that have focused on affordable housing, community health, educational excellence...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Kevin, on Mar 20, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 12029 Views


Research park companies join forces to fight traffic

For Lockheed Martin, Hewlett-Packard and other titans based at Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, innovation has always...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl, on Mar 18, 2016 at 9:59 am | 9 comments | 12026 Views
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