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School board probes impact of mis-budgeted tax revenue

All five Palo Alto school-board members agreed during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon that finding the most fiscally...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 65 comments | 10398 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 27, 2021 at 4:19 pm | 5 comments | 10398 Views


Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 10398 Views


The wisdom of horses

Can horses teach people with early-stage dementia useful lessons about how to cope with their disease? Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie M., on Jan 5, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 5 comments | 10397 Views


Classic Ford T-bird stolen in 1976 recovered


Original post made on Jun. 21, 2007
Last comment by tbird56, on Oct 2, 2007 at 9:10 am | 11 comments | 10396 Views


Local residents appointed for judge seats

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed three local residents, including a Palo Altan, to seats in California courts, Brown's office...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Rosen doesn't stand with women (except his wife that is), on Dec 26, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 10394 Views


Lawmaker behind SB 50 makes case for zoning reforms to address state housing crisis

Scott Wiener, whose housing bill has energized housing advocates and galvanized local officials, came to Palo Alto on Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jun 23, 2019 at 10:46 am | 105 comments | 10393 Views


Editorial: Karen Holman for Midpeninsula Open Space District Board

After 46 years representing the Palo Alto area as an elected board member of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Oct 27, 2018 at 10:40 pm | 49 comments | 10389 Views


Palo Alto to retain car-free zones on University and California avenues

It's been a grim year for Palo Alto's retail community, with businesses losing money, reducing hours and shuttering altogether....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2020
Last comment by Mark Michael, on Nov 16, 2020 at 8:44 am | 11 comments | 10387 Views


Living well until you die

By the time Palo Alto physician Ellen Brown visits patients in their homes, they've considered their terminal diagnosis,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sheldon, on Jan 4, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 10382 Views


As COVID restrictions lift, Palo Alto plans to reopen facilities

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread in March 2020, Palo Alto swiftly shut down most City Hall offices, suspended recreational...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2021
Last comment by Jeremy Rocha, on Jun 20, 2021 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 10381 Views


Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 15 comments | 10381 Views


Competition casts large shadow over fiber-to-the-home

For more than 15 years, Palo Alto has been chasing a dream of bringing ultra high-speed Internet to every local household,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 14, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 86 comments | 10381 Views


Plan to add housing, retail on El Camino gets a boost

Palo Alto's effort to chip away at what many in City Hall acknowledge to be a “housing crisis” advanced on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 31 comments | 10380 Views


Residents submit signatures for November initiative on office growth

With the hand-off of a half-foot-tall stack of signed petitions today, Palo Alto residents seeking to set a new and smaller...

Original post made on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by mauricio, on May 26, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 38 comments | 10378 Views


Anyone eaten at


Original post made by Toni Deser on Jul. 10, 2006
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 22, 2007 at 9:08 pm | 17 comments | 10375 Views


Several sheriff candidates pledge 'change of culture'

The race for Santa Clara County sheriff is in full swing, with five candidates continuing to square off in forums throughout...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by wider reader, on May 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 6 comments | 10374 Views


Palo Alto teachers seek pay raise

As Palo Alto schools cheer the best financial picture they've seen in years, teachers are asking for a pay raise. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 7, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 93 comments | 10372 Views


Palo Alto looks to raise 'impact fees' for parks, libraries and community centers

Armed with a new study, Palo Alto is considering making sharp hikes to the fees that it charges developers to support local...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:03 pm | 23 comments | 10371 Views


Spotlight on Africa


Original post made on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by Ryland Kelley, on Jun 29, 2007 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 10370 Views
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