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Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 11283 Views


City moves toward compromise on growth vision

Responding to an uproar of criticism from residents and community volunteers, members of the Palo Alto City Council swiftly...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Abitarian, on Mar 24, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 53 comments | 11283 Views


Contractors cited for fraud in East Palo Alto sting

A two-day sting operation in East Palo Alto resulted in 15 people being cited for alleged contractor fraud, the California...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ivan Sanchez Victim, on Oct 28, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 17 comments | 11282 Views


What does fine dining look like during a pandemic?

The Village Pub reopened in Woodside in June. While many of the signature touches of the Michelin-starred restaurant are...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2020 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 11281 Views


Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 11280 Views


County raises property taxes on some Stanford homes

About 50 Stanford University faculty members who purchased their homes through ground leases in the past three years are...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by musical, on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:10 pm | 22 comments | 11278 Views


Transportation management pilot planned for California Avenue area

To broaden its work to control Palo Alto's traffic and parking woes, the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 26, 2018 at 11:28 pm | 36 comments | 11276 Views


Is Mandarin losing its status as flavor of the month language?


Original post made by Parent on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm | 134 comments | 11276 Views


Palo Alto Girl Scouts were first in the West

When the Girl Scouts of America celebrates its 100th anniversary Monday evening, March 12, Palo Alto's Girl Scouts will have...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by No quota, on Jan 11, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 13 comments | 11274 Views


Arrest made in case of abducted Gunn student


Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dissapointed By Stander, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:17 pm | 61 comments | 11272 Views


Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by All Along the Watchtower, on Jan 8, 2022 at 11:42 am | 12 comments | 11271 Views


Kumar tops field of challengers for Eshoo's seat

Democrat Rishi Kumar is poised for a November rematch with Rep. Anna Eshoo, with Tuesday's election results showing him ahead...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2022
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Jun 16, 2022 at 6:20 pm | 11 comments | 11270 Views


Thirsty times

At its inception, Palo Alto was named after a 110-foot tall, over 1,000-years-old coast redwood tree called "El Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rickey, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 11269 Views


Stanford professor, 49ers doctor dies

Daniel Garza, the medical director and team physician for the San Francisco 49ers died in his home Tuesday night, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Mar 10, 2014 at 7:22 pm | 5 comments | 11268 Views


Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Shaw, on Nov 12, 2016 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 11267 Views


Off Deadline: Is Silicon Valley's painfully severe 'housing crisis' insoluble?

At gatherings late last year, people throughout the Peninsula had a chance to express their feelings and experiences relating...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 25, 2018 at 9:40 am | 45 comments | 11266 Views


Police, FBI 'dismantle' EPA-based 'Taliban' gang

In a massive operation involving almost 500 FBI agents and local police in 14 cities, simultaneous raids at 7 a.m. Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 74 comments | 11265 Views


LaDoris Cordell reflects on four years of City Council service


Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by Cordell admirer, on Dec 8, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 24 comments | 11264 Views


Shop Talk: Apple to remodel, Greek restaurant opens

In the latest Shop Talk column, read about a planned $6.6-million remodel of the downtown Palo Alto Apple store, a new home...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Love it? no thanks, on May 19, 2018 at 7:22 pm | 9 comments | 11264 Views


Kombucha with a bite: Paly grad's startup Jiant taps into craze with alcoholic brews

True to his Palo Alto roots, Aaron Telch says that Jiant, the beverage company he co-founded, has "a garage story, except...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2021
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