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Superintendent's tenure filled with accomplishments, difficulties

Max McGee's years as superintendent of the Palo Alto school district have been marked by some advances in innovation and...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by A Year, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:48 am | 46 comments | 5204 Views


Palo Alto may revise billing policy for water leaks

Palo Alto may revise a decade-long policy that effectively bans the Utility Department from giving credits to customers whose...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Growling, on Jul 12, 2017 at 9:25 am | 11 comments | 541 Views


Postal inspector investigates theft of birthday money

The U.S. Postal Service's Office of the Inspector General is investigating a series of thefts of money from mailed birthday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Crime ring? , on Jul 12, 2017 at 6:12 am | 18 comments | 11110 Views


Hansen leaves Stanford softball program for nonprofit endeavor

Rachel Hanson came to Stanford at a difficult time. She's leaving the program in much better shape. Hanson stepped down as...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 11, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views


Former nanny, school volunteer faces child molestation charges

A former Palo Alto elementary school volunteer and nanny has been charged with two counts of felony lewd and lascivious acts...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:36 pm | 13 comments | 7590 Views


Zero Waste - Is Palo Alto Paying Enough Attention?

If I were to claim that Palo Alto could be capable of generating close to zero waste, you would most likely be skeptical....

Original post made by Leon Xia on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Leon Xia, on Jul 11, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 272 Views


U.S. women's water polo team loaded with Stanford players

USA women's senior national water polo team coach Adam Krikorian announced the roster for the FINA World Championships that...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1004 Views


Babe Ruth all-stars: Palo Alto 15s advance in tourney

Kyle Mostofizadeh did a little bit of everything for the Palo Alto 15-year-old all-stars. The lead-off hitter had three hits,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 621 Views


Residents frustrated by repeated traffic violations in north Palo Alto

Residents of the Downtown North and Crescent Park neighborhoods in Palo Alto are calling on the city to better enforce 24/7...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 64 comments | 8414 Views


A new leader for Pacific Art League

Jon Graves, the new executive director of downtown Palo Alto's Pacific Art League, has a background at tech media companies...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Jul 11, 2017 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 5987 Views


City blasts 'outrageous' tax

For the past four decades, Palo Alto residents have been paying taxes to a water district without getting a drop of water...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Thomas Busse, on Jul 11, 2017 at 2:08 am | 12 comments | 6572 Views


So much food, so little flavor

Sajj Mediterranean in Mountain View feels more like a fueling station than a restaurant. With two food trucks, five restaurant...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2017
Last comment by Damien, on Jul 11, 2017 at 12:29 am | 5 comments | 2079 Views


Shoreline Noise - does anyone care any more?


Original post made by Deborah on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 10, 2017 at 10:19 pm | 47 comments | 12658 Views


Highly anticipated Nobu opens downtown

The first Northern California outpost of acclaimed Japanese restaurant group Nobu officially opens its doors in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 4399 Views


Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef; a look at Vina Enoteca

In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 10, 2017 at 2:29 pm | 4 comments | 3376 Views


Palo Alto police search home, find marijuana farm

Palo Alto police discovered an "elaborate" indoor marijuana farm when executing a search warrant at a home in the 300 block...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter White, on Jul 10, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 42 comments | 5351 Views


Cardinal women's volleyball moves on without Hodson

The seventh-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team will have to make due without the reigning national Freshman of the Year...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Tom Campbell, on Jul 10, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments | 5647 Views


Editorial: The war on cars

It's been many years since it became obvious to almost everyone that parking problems and traffic congestion in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:47 am | 74 comments | 3672 Views


Real Estate Matters: Strong relationship between schools and home buying

Real estate value is strongly tied to the quality of schools. The quality of the schools largely depends on the teaching...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by jamescondie, on Jul 10, 2017 at 7:28 am | 11 comments | 2147 Views


Rosé-colored glasses

Learn about the history, production methods and best food pairings for rosé from local wine experts (and their favorite...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:26 am | 1 comment | 2258 Views
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