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Palo Alto defers master plan for Fry's site

Palo Alto officials rarely turn down grant funding but they made an exception on Monday night when they agreed not to launch...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Jun 29, 2015 at 9:18 am | 13 comments | 8757 Views


Suspect at large in Hamilton Avenue robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for one of three suspects who beat up, robbed and threatened to stab a pedestrian on Hamilton...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Tecsi, on Nov 4, 2013 at 9:16 am | 14 comments | 8756 Views


Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Selzer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments | 8755 Views


GPS app helps police find and arrest burglars

With the help of a GPS-tracking application, "Find My iPhone," police arrested a man and woman who stole thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by RickAnderson, on Jan 24, 2014 at 4:10 am | 5 comments | 8755 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. 8755 Views


Traffic team returns to Palo Alto streets

Responding to resident concerns about speeding cars and reckless drivers, the Palo Alto Police Department has brought back...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Clarity Mafia, on Jul 17, 2018 at 12:52 pm | 54 comments | 8753 Views


Jordan, Dauber maintain campaign fundraising leads in school board race

With less than two weeks until Election Day, parent Kathy Jordan and incumbent Ken Dauber are maintaining their fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by The Impact of Kathy Jordan's Campaign, on Oct 29, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 63 comments | 8751 Views


Super bowls

Ramen Nagi, which manages to be both trendy and traditional, is a case study in what can go right when a chef channels all...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 8751 Views


New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement

For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Someone should investigate, on Oct 27, 2019 at 7:18 pm | 34 comments | 8750 Views


It's unanimous -- Midtown loses 88 bus line


Original post made on Aug. 31, 2007
Last comment by Parent of Gunn High School Student,, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 31 comments | 8749 Views


City looks to ban plastic straws, produce bags

Plastic straws, disposable utensils and beverage stirrers may soon be on their way out of Palo Alto as part of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by use paper and compost, on Jun 13, 2019 at 4:02 pm | 51 comments | 8749 Views


RISE UP readies incoming college freshmen

As thousands of local teenagers get ready to start their freshman year in college this fall, Palo Alto school district staff...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 7, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 8749 Views


Palo Alto's Davante Adams completes a football circle

When Tony Kelly became a receivers coach for the Palo Alto High School football team in 2010, Davante Adams was known more...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Jun 29, 2016 at 8:17 pm | 4 comments | 8749 Views


Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 8749 Views


JJ&F to close; new market planned for site

JJ&F, Palo Alto's longtime neighborhood food store, is being sold, owners Lloyd, Dennis and John Garcia announced "with great...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Free speech is terrible, on Dec 31, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 68 comments | 8748 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 | 8748 Views


School district raises questions about Palo Alto's intention to renew Cubberley lease

The city of Palo Alto and school district's joint effort to redevelop Cubberley Community Center has hit a bump, with questions...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 26, 2019 at 7:16 am | 23 comments | 8747 Views


WWII veteran honored for heroism after 66 years

It was Carl Clark's jacket that the U.S. secretary of the Navy pinned the commendation medal on, but Clark told the hundreds...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 8747 Views


Settlement in landmark Channing House case

Sally Herriot, a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who sued Channing House senior community for the right to remain in her private...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by musical, on May 1, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 8746 Views


Crossroads Community Church offers respite

Sacred Space Coworking at Crossroads Community Church in Palo Alto offers a place for building relationships, working and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 27, 2018 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 8746 Views
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