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In response to declining test scores, superintendent directs focus on middle school academics, particularly in math

Superintendent Don Austin has asked administrators and principals to evaluate academic policies and practices at district...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Pangloss, on Dec 17, 2019 at 10:22 pm | 45 comments | 10471 Views


Second day of hacking trial focuses on FBI investigation

During the second day of the federal trial of Ross M. Colby, who is charged with hacking Palo Alto Online and other Embarcadero...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2018
There are no comments yet. 10471 Views


How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarrick, on Sep 8, 2021 at 9:12 am | 5 comments | 10471 Views


BMR's for police,teachers.etc? Better check out current living in BMR's here in town...


Original post made by Thinking of you 2 on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by No mandate, on Aug 29, 2007 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 10470 Views


To raise funds, Fire Department proposes new service: Ambulance insurance

Palo Alto residents and businesses may soon have the option of subscribing to a new service that most will hope they'll never...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Dec 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm | 20 comments | 10469 Views


Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit Pets in Need on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by ScottieZimmerman, on Nov 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm | 19 comments | 10469 Views


Palo Alto asks court to dismiss Buena Vista suit

Calling it a "baseless suit," the City of Palo Alto is asking a federal court to reject a court challenge that was leveled...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by bystander , on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 61 comments | 10468 Views


Barron Park

A quiet contrast to Silicon Valley's technology hub, Barron Park is almost anachronistic amidst the bustle of the city, with...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10465 Views


Man pleads no contest to 2012 murder in East Palo Alto

A 26-year-old man indicted as part of Operation Sunny Day pleaded no contest Monday to a 2012 murder in East Palo Alto, according...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10465 Views


Bicyclist dies in collision with car on University Avenue in East Palo Alto

A 61-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a driver early Friday morning on University Avenue in East Palo Alto, police...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Fr0hickey, on Aug 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 10464 Views


Castilleja School claims Palo Alto's move to reduce proposed garage is illegal

In an abrupt change of tone, Castilleja argued in a letter this week that the city's move to reduce the size of the its proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 20, 2022 at 7:19 am | 45 comments | 10462 Views


Graphite furnace fire at CPI causes evacuation

About 150 people were evacuated from a Palo Alto company that manufactures microwave and radio transmission devices on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by fatherof3, on Aug 2, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 10462 Views


Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 10459 Views


Despite backlash, President Hotel owner presses ahead with hotel conversion

The new owner of the President Hotel made a renewed pitch on Tuesday for converting the iconic apartment building into a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by PAer, on Nov 1, 2019 at 10:48 am | 27 comments | 10458 Views


Where to watch world the World Cup games?


Original post made by Kirstin on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by MJD, on Jun 19, 2006 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 10458 Views


Residents challenge city over parking at Edgewood Plaza

Neighbors of the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center are raising concerns that parked cars will clog their neighborhood now that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 5, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 47 comments | 10458 Views


Palo Alto eager to move ahead with minimum wage law

An effort to raise Palo Alto's minimum wage received a big lift Monday night when the City Council enthusiastically agreed...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Not Dead Yet, on Mar 5, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 31 comments | 10457 Views


Driverless cars OK'd for local streets

Google's autonomous car offshoot, Waymo, announced Tuesday it had received permission from California regulators to begin...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Student driver, on Nov 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm | 73 comments | 10457 Views


New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2017 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 10456 Views


Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion


Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 59 comments | 10455 Views
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