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Tom DuBois enters race for City Council

Tom DuBois, a Midtown resident who jumped into Palo Alto's land-use politics during last year's heated battle over a housing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:22 am | 40 comments | 11261 Views


Long-awaited Fresh Market opens in Edgewood Plaza

On the opening day of the gourmet grocery store Fresh Market in the renovated Edgewood Plaza, there was one word on people's...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by bb, on Aug 11, 2013 at 12:57 am | 59 comments | 11254 Views


Kou and Stone to lead Palo Alto as mayor, vice mayor

Lydia Kou, a real estate agent who in her six years on the City Council established herself as a leading critic of Sacramento...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Eric Filseth, on Feb 21, 2023 at 12:26 pm | 20 comments | 11254 Views


Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 11253 Views


Home Delivery for Milk ?


Original post made by DJ on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by Remember When, on May 6, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 6 comments | 11253 Views


EPA calls Page Mill Properties 'predatory'

After almost a year of litigation, most of which the city has lost, the East Palo Alto City Council passed a resolution Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by EPA Entrepreneur, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 11250 Views


Stanford: Trump immigration ban 'deeply antithetical' to university values

The executive order President Donald Trump signed last Friday banning entry into the United States for 90 days for citizens...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:12 am | 31 comments | 11250 Views


Editorial: The vanishing surplus

The Palo Alto school board has spent months in what we now discover were two alternate realities, one taking place behind...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Take action!, on May 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 40 comments | 11248 Views


Palo Alto breaks ground on Magical Bridge Playground

With a flash of golden shovels and a spray of dirt picked up on the wind, Magical Bridge Founder Olenka Villareal, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Excited about this magical park, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 11247 Views


Palo Alto to bring back traffic-enforcement team

After years of budget cuts and staff freezes, the Palo Alto Police Department is now experiencing an "early thaw" and looking...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Happy, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 47 comments | 11246 Views


School district fires contractor after trapped ground squirrels die

Palo Alto Unified terminated its contract with a pest control company on July 14 after ground squirrels that it trapped were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2021
Last comment by Demetrius Lanham, on Jul 26, 2021 at 12:32 pm | 20 comments | 11246 Views


Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 15 comments | 11246 Views


Palo Alto wins state football title

Palo Alto wrapped up the finest football season in 99 years of playing the sport by holding off nationally ranked Centennial...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by stop, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 23 comments | 11244 Views


Traffic-fighting nonprofit struggles to lessen congestion

Two years after Palo Alto jump-started a new nonprofit charged with reducing traffic congestion and offering other commuting...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 7, 2017 at 4:38 am | 25 comments | 11243 Views


Car crashes into Mitchell Park Library on Wednesday

A vehicle crashed into the Mitchell Park Library in Palo Alto on Wednesday, causing minor injuries to the driver and passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jan 21, 2023 at 3:17 pm | 4 comments | 11242 Views


Peninsula leaders split over transportation measure

Few would dispute that the Bay Area urgently needs relief from traffic jams, but reasonable people are finding much to disagree...

Original post made on May. 3, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on May 8, 2018 at 11:15 am | 12 comments | 11241 Views


Review: 'Middle Men'

Oh, Hollywood. You're always messing with our heads. The opening titles to "Middle Men" say it's "Inspired by a True Story,"...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by paypal, on Aug 7, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 11241 Views


Citing SB 9 concerns, Palo Alto moves to expand historic registry

​​Citing a desire to protect local landmarks from demolition and redevelopment, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 28, 2022 at 10:36 am | 21 comments | 11240 Views


Sensory room facilitates learning for students with severe disabilities

Three special-education specialists have converted a Terman Middle School office into a "sensory room," draped with jungle-themed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sally Mickel, on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 11240 Views


Request for spare change leads to sexual assault, robbery

A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed by a man who asked her for spare change as she entered her car in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by DTN Paul, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:00 pm | 11 comments | 11240 Views
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