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Filseth and Fine to lead Palo Alto in 2019

The Palo Alto City Council selected its most centrist member, Eric Filseth, and its most fervent housing advocate, Adrian...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 15, 2019 at 5:21 pm | 43 comments | 10737 Views


Two Sunday quakes were 'relatively shallow'

The two Sunday earthquakes that jolted parts of the Midpeninsula and were centered in Los Altos occurred at a depth considered...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by yabadoo, on Dec 21, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 27 comments | 10737 Views


First Person: a conversation with Jim Fruchterman

Jim Fruchterman, rocket scientist-turned-social entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Benetech, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, develops...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:16 am | 7 comments | 10737 Views


County prepares for major housing boom

Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 2, 2017 at 9:30 am | 60 comments | 10736 Views


Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 10736 Views


Pet owners struggle to find veterinary care for Rover, Boots amid pandemic

Up and down the Peninsula, pet owners are having trouble finding medical care for their animals, often being turned away...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2021
Last comment by Heckity, on Sep 21, 2021 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 10736 Views


When experience really pays off

Passion, purpose and a paycheck. Read the full story here

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 10734 Views


Parks commission pitches a new project: A city gym

Eager to give Palo Alto residents a new space to compete, exercise and socialize, the Parks and Recreation Commission is...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by J Schwartz , on Dec 10, 2021 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 10733 Views


Palo Alto mulls new fees for emergency medical services

Palo Alto may soon create fees for emergency services that involve medical treatment but do not include a trip to the emergency...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Senior citizen, on May 12, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 10731 Views


Palo Alto finds flaws in new analysis of Stanford expansion

Despite acknowledging the area's need for more housing, Palo Alto has come out swinging against a new county analysis that...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2018 at 11:56 pm | 43 comments | 10731 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 | 10731 Views


Two volunteers, one dog and the story of the Palo Alto couple's unlikely rescue

On the eighth day of Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin’s disappearance, Rich Cassens and his search dog...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2020 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 10730 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 | 10730 Views


Stanford commencement emphasizes history, action

Stanford University's 125th commencement on Sunday morning was typically joyous, celebratory and momentous, while also historical...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Informed, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 27 comments | 10727 Views


Cities, organizations put a new spin on Halloween traditions

We've compiled a list of entertaining alternatives Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to celebrate the ghoulish Halloween...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by May Day?, on Oct 24, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 10726 Views


Meet the seven candidates vying for two seats on the Ravenswood school board

Seven candidates have pulled papers, to date, in the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education race, including one...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by Teacher Union Endorsements: , on Aug 14, 2020 at 5:53 pm | 6 comments | 10724 Views


Neighborhood eyesores reduced to rubble

College Terrace resident Lucille Mellish made headlines in April after the Palo Alto Historic Resources Board declined her...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Oct 29, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 10723 Views


Palo Alto leaders could decide Monday whether to open Foothills Park to nonresidents

A thorny issue that has created controversy for decades is about to get a hearing on Aug. 3 before the City Council: whether...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by supply & demand, on Aug 4, 2020 at 7:48 am | 41 comments | 10723 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 | 10723 Views


Review: 'The Giver'

It's odd to watch a film about the rediscovery of love, faith, passion and color, and for the film to be so by-the-numbers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by steph, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 10722 Views
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 30 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away almost $10 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.