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Celebrate with suds

The traditional alcoholic beverage to serve with holiday meals may be wine, but local beer purveyors say beer can offer just...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by Belgian's the Best, on Dec 12, 2015 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 9935 Views


Palo Alto banks on backyard dwellings to meet housing targets

Eager to see more accessory dwelling units throughout Palo Alto, city leaders agreed on Monday to revise the city's zoning...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Oct 15, 2020 at 8:12 pm | 31 comments | 9934 Views


Police suspect Chilean gang members are tied to string of home burglaries

In the town of Atherton last year, 28 families' homes were burglarized, and police are suspecting the culprits could be Chilean...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2022
Last comment by Anne, on Feb 3, 2022 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 9934 Views


Experience with 'voluntary' high school practices?


Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by bringbackcolombo, on Apr 16, 2007 at 11:57 pm | 28 comments | 9934 Views


School principals ask for Callan's immediate resignation


Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by curious, on Apr 28, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 9932 Views


Woodland Park residents forced to show ID to pay rent

Tenants of East Palo Alto's largest affordable apartment complex are being made to show identification if they want to pay...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by RickMoen, on Oct 11, 2018 at 5:15 am | 8 comments | 9932 Views


Meatless Mondays

With the ethereal sounds of a young all-female a capella choir caroling in the background, families, couples, singles and...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 9932 Views


Open Foothills Park to all? The costs are high, panel says

More visitors -- regardless of ZIP code -- and the behaviors they exhibit would affect the health of Foothills Park, a panel...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jim Opfer, on Aug 15, 2020 at 3:39 pm | 33 comments | 9931 Views


Proponents of Baylands compost plant not sold on new city proposal

With Palo Alto preparing to debate the future of composting on Tuesday night, several environmental advocates are asking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Great quote, on Apr 27, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 12 comments | 9930 Views


One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

One of two elderly pedestrians who were hit by a car as they crossed the street on May 9 has died, according to the Santa...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Aug 10, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 21 comments | 9930 Views


When the Knock Comes

When the knock comes, do not answer the door. It may be the man in the bowler hat and round glasses from the collection agency....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jul 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 9928 Views


Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Daniel, on Sep 11, 2015 at 12:16 am | 12 comments | 9928 Views


First Person: A conversation with David Kelley, founder of IDEO and Stanford

David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Stanford talks with First Person host Lisa Van Dusen about his mission to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Nov 7, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 9927 Views


Destination: trick or treat

The life-size skeletons in front of Andrea Edelman's College Terrace home lean into their ghoulish task, thick chains pulling...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Oct 27, 2015 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 9926 Views


Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 9925 Views


Shultz to speak on energy panel at Stanford


Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Tired, on Sep 10, 2007 at 4:40 pm | 33 comments | 9923 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 | 9920 Views


Palo Alto high schools prioritize culture change, achievement gap

As a result of intensive self-studies Palo Alto's high schools undertook over the last year, both Gunn and Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by a contrary view, on Feb 18, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 9918 Views


An oasis even without the orchards

The neighborhood name, Palo Alto Orchards, conjures up pastoral images of when Santa Clara County was the Valley of Heart's...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2016
Last comment by Grumpy Old Guy, on Feb 23, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 9918 Views


Developer sues Palo Alto over failure to build downtown garage

After exploring and rejecting the idea of constructing a new downtown garage, Palo Alto is now embroiled in litigation with...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by ccb in midtown, on Oct 19, 2021 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 9918 Views
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