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Palo Alto looks to expand parks

From the tranquil expanse of Foothills Park to the energized hive of Johnson Park, Palo Alto has no shortage of green spaces...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Downtown, on Feb 2, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 27 comments | 8445 Views


Lunch credit cards + kids = worries


Original post made by Elementary Parent on Sep. 30, 2006
Last comment by Bystander, on Oct 16, 2006 at 1:41 pm | 11 comments | 8445 Views


Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 8445 Views


New classes, Jordan donation on school board agenda

New course offerings for next year, the proposed issuance of a facilities bond and a $250,000 donation to Jordan Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by numbers game, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 5 comments | 8444 Views


Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 8443 Views


Palo Alto World Music Day sees big crowd, diverse music

The city's annual World Music Day festival, with a wide variety of music from around the world, drew people from all over...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 11 comments | 8443 Views


Few good options on pensions, council is told

Despite pension reforms passed in Sacramento last summer, Palo Alto remains severely restricted in its power to rein in the...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on Jan 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 24 comments | 8442 Views


Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 8442 Views


A home for the homemade

Artists often struggle to promote their homespun goods, yearning to be seen amidst the big-box retailers. But since the advent...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by palo alto, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 8442 Views


Santa Clara County opens 2 new COVID-19 testing sites for vulnerable residents

Two new community COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County aimed to serve the most vulnerable individuals in the community...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by athena, on Jul 15, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 8441 Views


Cañada College launches student shuttle in East Palo Alto

A new pilot shuttle bus to help students and employees from East Palo Alto commute to Cañada College launched on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth , on Aug 16, 2018 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 8440 Views


Claim settled for home damaged by police

When a SWAT team entered Gladys Leu's Palo Alto home on March 23, they were looking for a burglar. They got their man, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 26, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 9 comments | 8440 Views


Santa Clara County, nonprofit leaders rebuke state's COVID-19 vaccine distribution program

Outraged that California's new COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan won't get them first dibs on doses meant for the hardest-hit...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2021
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 14, 2021 at 2:47 pm | 6 comments | 8440 Views


Stanford offers Palo Alto $173 million in 'benefits' for hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center has offered Palo Alto a $173 million package of community benefits -- including an aggressive...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 34 comments | 8440 Views


ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 8439 Views


Man exposes himself to a woman near the Palo Alto Baylands

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman eating lunch in her car near the entrance to the Palo Alto Baylands...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 24, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 8439 Views


Cities slam VTA plan to reroute Measure B funding toward BART

In 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority vowed to upgrade streets and rail crossings through a sales tax...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Dec 19, 2020 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 8439 Views


Locally produced documentary on Silicon Valley premieres

"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story," a documentary by Michael Schwarz and Kiki Kapany of Menlo Park, premieres on the Science...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by awatkins, on Mar 22, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 4 comments | 8439 Views


Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Math Queen, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 8438 Views


Paly grad Adams ready to build on a great freshman year

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams will look to build off his monster debut season with the Fresno State football team when...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 8438 Views
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