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Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto
The banners won't fly and Super Bowl 50 special events won't be taking place in one of Silicon Valley's premier destinations... Last comment 4 hours ago | 16 comments

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto
Palo Alto residents should brace themselves for a dramatic spike in their utility bills in July, with electricity, gas, water... Last comment 3 hours ago | 19 comments

Traffic drives 2016 priorities in Palo Alto
No one disputes the idea that traffic congestion is one of Palo Alto's most urgent and mystifying priorities. But as the... Last comment 9 hours ago | 49 comments

Emergency law targets medical marijuana
In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring... Last comment on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments

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"SAP backpack drive"
Jennifer Cullenbine, executive director at the Family Giving Tree, and Jonathan Becher, chief marketing officer at SAP, hold backpacks on July 29, 2014, that will be given to low-income children. SAP employees donated and packed around 225 backpacks with classroom essentials for the education non-profit Family Giving Tree. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Aug 6, 2014

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VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines
On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Palo Alto's Chief Sustainability Officer Gil Friend joins Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady Sheyner to discuss the city's latest plans for dramatically cutting carbon emissions. Friday, 5:59 PM

Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto

Utility rates set to rise in Palo Alto

Jay Paul scales back its development plans for Cal Ave

New Stanford building gathers researchers, clinicians

Neuroscience pioneer tapped to lead Stanford

Candidates rake in cash for Assembly race


Paly boys, girls miss out on key soccer opportunities
Friday's prep soccer
It was a day that started out with promise for the Palo Alto boys and girls soccer teams. The boys needed a victory to claim the SCVAL De Anza Division title while the girls needed a triumph to set the stage for a clinching win next week. Friday, 10:41 PM

Cardinal women beat Cal, make a bold move in Pac-12 hoops

Stanford women ace nonconference tennis victory

Kuhaulua pitches a shutout in Menlo College's DH sweep

Plenty of local water polo players at Stanford tourney

Stanford's Schram records upset in Pac-12 wrestling loss

A second tie leaves Menlo, SHP girls still fighting for first


The Finest Hours
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The Finest Hours The latest true-life adventure from Disney isn't an animal documentary or a sports drama, but rather a tale of Coast Guard exploits. Shorn of the sea-salty language that probably attended the actual events, the 1950s-set disaster-rescue story "The Fi...... Read the full review

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