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Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter
With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of... Last comment 8 hours ago | 22 comments

Beyond the 5150
Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available... Last comment 28 minutes ago | 22 comments

Downtown post office considers move to Alma
Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the... Last comment 7 hours ago | 16 comments

Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely
Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found... Last comment 15 hours ago | 24 comments

 
 
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This plant in Portola Valley looks to be wearing little caps of snow on Feb. 26, 2011. Submitted by Nathan Hanley on Feb 26, 2011

 
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For teens in crisis, what's working -- and what isn't
Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available in Santa Clara County for adolescents who need inpatient psychiatric care. Friday, 6:57 AM | 22 comments

Government closures, hours for Memorial Day weekend
Got a complaint to file or a parking ticket to pay at City Hall? Looking to travel by bus or rail? Here's a list of Memorial Day closures and service changes. Friday, 4:51 PM

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter
With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of preserving the low-income community in Barron Park are making a renewed push to keep Palo Alto schools at the center of the conversation. Friday, 7:03 AM | 22 comments

Why so few hospital beds for teens?
The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent psychiatrist as a "hospitalization crisis" — is actually the norm rather than the exception in California. Friday, 6:58 AM | 3 comments

New city jobs prove a tough sell in Palo Alto
The budget climate may be as sunny as ever in Palo Alto, but the city's elected officials have been casting clouds over proposals to hire new workers. Friday, 7:04 AM | 17 comments

Downtown post office considers move to Alma
Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the corner of Addison Avenue, according to a May 11 letter to Mayor Karen Holman. Thursday, 10:50 AM | 16 comments

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights
Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major expansion in its flights in and out of the San Carlos Airport finally got that meeting last week, but the news was not good. Thursday, 10:28 AM | 38 comments

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple

Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean

Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day

PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit

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