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Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Adina, on Jul 20, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 107 comments | 9960 Views


Project would add an estimated 900 workers to East Palo Alto

A community meeting is set for Thursday on a proposed six-story building at University Circle business park in East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 3, 2019 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 9960 Views


Allan and Mary Seid

In reflecting on their life's work — a veritable mountain of social and political projects — Mary and Allan Seid credited...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 24, 2016 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 9959 Views


Health professionals urge board to consider later school start times

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by and for learning, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 am | 63 comments | 9959 Views


Shop Talk: Family-owned luggage store, Jeffrey boutique close due to coronavirus crisis

In the latest Shop Talk column on local retail, news about a longtime luggage store's decision to shutter, Palo Alto Korean...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Resident who hasn’t gone to Univ since it became an office park, on Jun 19, 2020 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 9959 Views


Two Gunn students hurt in car accident


Original post made on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by an athlete, on Sep 25, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 43 comments | 9958 Views


Palo Alto preschool teacher surprised by $10,000 award

Palo Alto preschool teacher Tra'Shell Reese was reading a picture book to her class of four- and five-year-olds last week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tomer Shiran, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 17 comments | 9957 Views


Editorial: Hard school lessons

The revelation that former Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston engaged in "unprofessional conduct and unsatisfactory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on Apr 13, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 9956 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 | 9956 Views


Palo Alto families warned against too many APs

Palo Alto students and their families are consistently warned against taking on too many advanced placement classes, counselors...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sophomore, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 101 comments | 9955 Views


Black and White Ball returns with a bang

After a seven-year hiatus, the Black and White Ball is back. First held in 1987 as the key fundraising event for the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by High Society In Palo Alto, on Aug 29, 2019 at 6:53 pm | 21 comments | 9955 Views


Bicyclists praise city's bold traffic-calming push

Dozens of Palo Alto bicyclists cheered Monday night as the city approved more than $2 million in design contracts for 17...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Yep Tickets, on Mar 20, 2014 at 7:10 am | 43 comments | 9953 Views


At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by MAGA, on Feb 16, 2020 at 6:38 pm | 24 comments | 9952 Views


City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 9950 Views


Olive Garden site project races to meet deadline

With the clock ticking toward the deadline for new office developments in Palo Alto, two proposals by the same architecture...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on May 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm | 30 comments | 9950 Views


Fry's to be rezoned out of Palo Alto??


Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 21, 2006
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jul 25, 2006 at 11:17 pm | 15 comments | 9948 Views


Feeling sheepish...?

Sheep and goats take a sunbathing break from grazing at the Emily Renzel Marshlands along East Bayshore Road Tuesday. The...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 9948 Views


Teacher pleads not guilty to sex-abuse charges

Michael Airo, an Ohlone Elementary School teacher charged in December with sexually abusing the daughter of a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by student of mike, on May 5, 2017 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 9948 Views


Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 31, 2016 at 11:07 am | 68 comments | 9946 Views


Paly, Gunn High start new school year

Students and staff were getting oriented to classes, some new programs and significant campus construction on the first day...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2017
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Aug 15, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 8 comments | 9945 Views
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