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BOOKS

First Person: A conversation with Kelly McGonigal

Stanford health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., discusses her wide-ranging research and teaching with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Inapppropriate style, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 10041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's big dilemma: Should cars return to University and California avenues?

If things go as planned, the experiment with closing University and California avenues to cars will conclude at the end of...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Sep 15, 2021 at 2:54 pm | 34 comments | 10040 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 10040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Duo strikes man, robs him of cellphone and other belongings

A man was beat up and robbed of his cellphone, backpack, skateboard and other belongings in downtown Palo Alto early Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Lacy W., on Sep 30, 2021 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 10039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to use a scholarship: buy a laptop, reduce college debt

Less college debt. A laptop computer. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/02/how-to-use-a-scholarship-buy-a-laptop-reduce-college-debt...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ann Kelly, on May 2, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 10037 Views

AROUND TOWN

New AT&T 'hotzone' opens on University Ave.

Seeking to provide local technophiles with faster and easier Internet access, AT&T on Wednesday launched a "hotzone" initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jim Larkin, on Sep 11, 2011 at 10:02 am | 14 comments | 10036 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gold necklaces taken from woman as she's out for a walk

Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation of a roadside necklace theft near Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2021
Last comment by JB, on Oct 30, 2021 at 6:51 pm | 4 comments | 10035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's shelter to open again in College Terrace

After a two-year hiatus, the Heart and Home Collaborative will again open its temporary shelter for homeless women at University...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:32 am | 5 comments | 10035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hennessy to resign as Stanford president

After more than 15 years as president of Stanford University, John L. Hennessy announced June 11 that he plans to step down....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by James Hall, on Jun 14, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 12 comments | 10034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Grace Mah seeks fourth term on county school board

Grace Mah, a Palo Alto resident, parent and longtime community volunteer, is seeking a fourth term on the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2020
Last comment by Bullis and Summit update!, on Jul 25, 2020 at 11:29 pm | 28 comments | 10034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A new parking mess?

The debate over who should be entitled to park in residential neighborhoods adjacent to business districts will be renewed...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 23, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 26 comments | 10032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto rejects application for President Hotel

A proposal to convert President Hotel Apartments to a luxury hotel hit a roadblock this week, when Palo Alto’s Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2019
Last comment by Give him money, on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:34 pm | 20 comments | 10031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charleston 'safer, better' after lane changes

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Original post made on May. 13, 2008
Last comment by Saul, on May 21, 2008 at 7:49 am | 19 comments | 10030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 10029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford plans to remove Lagunita Dam

Stanford University officials are looking at tearing down Lagunita Dam and restoring habitat for endangered steelhead in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2018
Last comment by Lyle , on Mar 5, 2018 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 10029 Views

RESTAURANTS

New life eyed for the historic Nut House building

A proposal to partially demolish and rehabilitate a building that once housed Antonio's Nut House and, before that, a Safeway...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2022
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jun 1, 2022 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 10029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Key agreements pave way for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto's plan for a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 sped ahead on Monday, when city officials formally signed agreements...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2018
Last comment by Thank you!, on Jan 1, 2019 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 10028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission approves first public art in private development

Innovation. Technology. Sustainability. These were the buzzwords at Palo Alto's Public Arts Commission meeting on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by eileen stolee, on Feb 23, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 10027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ten binge-drinking teens cited for intoxication

Ten teens were detained by Palo Alto police and cited for public drunkenness following a Saturday-night binge-drinking party...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Sep 5, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 147 comments | 10027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to charge higher fees for car trips

In a bid to reduce congestion and pay for needed transportation projects, Palo Alto is preparing to significantly increase...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 9, 2018 at 9:56 am | 26 comments | 10024 Views
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