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Palo Alto NJB teams head for the national championships

Palo Alto will send six teams to the National Junior Basketball (NJB) All Net Nationals in Orange Country next week after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jane Kershner, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 8846 Views


Police investigating incident at Palo Alto mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured

A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Palo 94306, on Jun 27, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 8846 Views


Council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, the City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2015
Last comment by Abitarian, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 31 comments | 8845 Views


Study: Blacks subconsciously 'dehumanized'


Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:16 pm | 31 comments | 8845 Views


Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 8844 Views


Palo Alto's Cal. Ave. district welcomes Local Kitchens, prepares for Naschmarkt

In Palo Alto's California Avenue neighborhood, Anatolian Kitchen will be replaced by an Austrian-themed restaurant. Around...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2022
Last comment by mjh, on Feb 22, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 8844 Views


Palo Alto, police union deadlocked over contract

Five months after Palo Alto completed its long and bitter negotiations with the city's firefighters union, officials find...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Earn the respect, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:34 pm | 82 comments | 8843 Views


How law enforcement's response to active shootings has changed

Palo Alto police officers' training for active shooter situations has completely changed to focus on "preserving as much...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 8, 2018 at 6:31 pm | 3 comments | 8843 Views


'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 49 comments | 8842 Views


Mayor apologizes for downplaying traffic concerns

After facing a backlash for suggesting that the community’s traffic concerns are "exaggerated," Mayor Liz Kniss issued...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Online Name, on Aug 20, 2018 at 7:55 pm | 46 comments | 8842 Views


Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine

Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by rsmithjr, on Jan 19, 2021 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 8842 Views


Fantastic New Utopian Fiction Novel


Original post made by Thomas Sigel on Sep. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8840 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 | 8839 Views


Local marathoners reflect on what makes them run

Nine local runners reflect on why, time and time again, they push their bodies to run 26.2 miles in a race that is the ultimate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Yupp, on Apr 21, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 8839 Views


Bill and Carolyn Reller

In 2007, three years into Carolyn Reller's battle with a brain tumor, she and her husband, Bill, were approached to be honored...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bob & Stephanie Byrne, on May 8, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 8838 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 | 8838 Views


Two-alarm fire chars downtown restaurant

A two-alarm fire broke out at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday at approximately 2:30 p.m. No one was injured,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 26, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 36 comments | 8838 Views


Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 8837 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 | 8836 Views


Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

A memorial service for Catherine (Cate) Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park, who died after being shot in East Palo Alto, was held...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by mother of 5, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 8836 Views
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