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Car crashes into El Camino apartment building

A woman crashed her car Monday morning into a Palo Alto apartment complex behind two El Camino Real businesses, the fire...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eugene, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:22 am | 10 comments | 8297 Views


Ban on vehicle dwelling back on the table

After balking last year, Palo Alto is now once again pursuing a new law that would make it illegal for people to live in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by PAmom33, on May 22, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 66 comments | 8297 Views


Truck crashes into Palo Alto Airport hangar, damages airplanes, sends driver to hospital

An out-of-control utility truck plowed into a hangar at the Palo Alto Airport on Wednesday evening damaging three to five...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 28, 2019 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 8297 Views


AT&T plans Wi-Fi test for downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto could soon have a Wi-Fi network as part of two pilot wireless programs planned by AT&T Mobility, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 22, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 28 comments | 8297 Views


Alma Plaza redux


Original post made by Not so fast on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on May 15, 2007 at 10:28 am | 80 comments | 8296 Views


Are PAUSD Schools Excellent?


Original post made by Working Mother of Three on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by parent, on Feb 24, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 44 comments | 8296 Views


African Methodist Episcopal members mourn in aftermath of Charleston killings

The killing of nine African American churchgoers by a white gunman in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday has sent shock...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by revdreileen, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 20 comments | 8295 Views


Palo Alto firefighters' overtime costs soar

Palo Alto's firefighters have already used up more than 150 percent of their overtime budget for fiscal year 2009-2010 --...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:50 am | 89 comments | 8294 Views


Council support boosts Palo Alto apartment project

The Palo Alto City Council indicated Tuesday that it would be willing to use a new zoning tool to relax height and density...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Samuel L, on Jan 21, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 8294 Views


Palo Alto earns 'D' in service to minority students

For the second year in a row the Palo Alto school district has earned low grades from a group that evaluates how well California's...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:08 am | 102 comments | 8294 Views


Expelling students for sexual violence has been proposed before

A Stanford University student's call this week for more severe punishment by administrators of students found responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:15 am | 13 comments | 8294 Views


Foothill program opens doors for more than its students

The desk was covered with deceptively simple items: thick, easy-to-grasp silicone stands that hold toothbrushes, bright red...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Kristi, on Jan 11, 2016 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 8294 Views


Man arrested after opening wrong car door

There can sometimes be good surprises at 2:30 a.m., but on March 31, Curtis Edward Jordan Jr. did not get one of them. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:02 am | 23 comments | 8294 Views


Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 8293 Views


Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Where have all the flowers gone?, on May 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 8293 Views


Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7

The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Feb 25, 2018 at 9:58 pm | 18 comments | 8293 Views


Debate: School board candidates' answers to the Weekly's questions

The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 8292 Views


Around Town: Celebrities inspire local company, students with inspirational messages over Zoom, Instagram

In the latest Around Town column, news about celebrities surprising locals with motivational messages through online portals...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2020
There are no comments yet. 8292 Views


Man sentenced for beating toddler to death

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for the 2016 blunt force-trauma death of a toddler,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2018
Last comment by An EPA Tragedy, on Dec 17, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 6 comments | 8291 Views


Fire reported in Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood

Palo Alto firefighters responded to a structure fire in the city's College Terrace neighborhood this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2022
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 1, 2022 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 8291 Views
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