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please don't park on the street on street sweeping days

Work crews try to sweep city streets once a week during the fall and winter. Unfortunately, scofflaws parking on the street...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on Nov 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 8862 Views


How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 8861 Views


Lackadaisical library admin

Four years ago the city auditor suggested hiring a collection agency for unpaid library fines. $300,000 is due now, and they...

Original post made by $300,000 on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Library Hound, on Feb 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 11 comments | 8860 Views


Palo Alto Utilities tries to keep pace with technological change

When Palo Alto's founding fathers decided more than a century ago to launch a municipal utility, they could hardly have imagined...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 21, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 13 comments | 8860 Views


How the U.S. Air Force fought suicide, and we can, too

As a parent of three, including a Gunn student and a Terman student, I shared the sense of grief, concern and helplessness...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Parent, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 8860 Views


Palo Alto police arrest three people for burglary

Three people from Albania were arrested Thursday, Dec. 27, on commercial burglary and conspiracy charges at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8860 Views


Khoury's Market set to open in College Terrace

Palo Alto shoppers won't have any trouble knowing which family is in charge of the new College Terrace supermarket. Khoury's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 18, 2018 at 10:19 am | 18 comments | 8860 Views


School board approves Addison donation

A plan to significantly renovate Addison Elementary School took a step forward Tuesday night with the Palo Alto school board...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by policy update, on Oct 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 8859 Views


Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 8859 Views


Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 8859 Views


Community reunites at Moonlight Run & Walk

The annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a beloved Palo Alto tradition held under the full harvest moon, resumed in person at the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2021
Last comment by akohrman, on Sep 19, 2021 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 8859 Views


Possible train part catapults into Palo Alto car

A mysterious large object slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto sometime on Monday night, Oct. 8, or Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Senior RFE, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 32 comments | 8858 Views


A social whirl


Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Thanks whoever took the photo, on May 16, 2008 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 8858 Views


Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 15, 2019 at 10:41 pm | 24 comments | 8857 Views


Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 18 comments | 8856 Views


City Council rejects appeal, allows Verizon to install wireless equipment

Rejecting an appeal from a group of residents, the Palo Alto City Council approved last week a plan by Verizon to install...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by Loren Pfister, on Jul 12, 2021 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 8856 Views


Police search for man who assaulted woman on sidewalk

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who assaulted a woman while she was walking on the 2500 block of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2018
Last comment by Another One Captured!, on Jan 3, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 51 comments | 8856 Views


Former Palo Alto transportation head dies at 71

No matter how daunting a task, Joseph Kott believed that Palo Alto and the greater Silicon Valley region could become a national...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2019
Last comment by Yoriko, on Mar 5, 2019 at 11:43 am | 11 comments | 8855 Views


Teachers push back against reorganization of arts department

For the second time in as many years, Palo Alto Unified art teachers, students and parents are protesting the consolidation...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by PA, on Apr 28, 2019 at 8:36 pm | 22 comments | 8855 Views


Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 8, 2020 at 7:18 pm | 4 comments | 8854 Views
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