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New nonprofit to manage downtown Palo Alto's traffic problems
From a "satellite lot" on Embarcadero to new garage technologies, Palo Alto officials this month have been busily brainstorming... Last comment 3 hours ago | 20 comments

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge
Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases... Last comment 1 hour ago | 50 comments

Six arrested in fatal Shoreline Ampitheatre shooting
Six people were arrested after a 38-year-old man died after being shot multiple times Friday night at a Wiz Khalifa show... Last comment 13 hours ago | 16 comments

County expands homeless programs while searching for new shelter
Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County... Last comment 2 hours ago | 9 comments

 
 
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Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure
The closure of Palo Alto sole mobile-home park became more imminent Tuesday, when an administrative judge upheld the property owner's plan for compensating the roughly 400 residents who would be displaced once Buena Vista Mobile Home shutters. Wednesday, 11:57 PM

Board eyes data, evaluation as key to this year's goals
Palo Alto's top school officials kicked off the school year Tuesday with an enthusiastic discussion of five draft goals for the year that encourage a more data-driven, evaluation-based approach to instruction and governance. Wednesday, 9:39 AM | 11 comments

Design contest set for Palo Alto's new bike bridge
Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases the region's spirit of innovation while at the same time providing a gentle transition into the marshy nature preserves of the Baylands. But coming up with the perfect design promises to be a lengthy and complex affair. Tuesday, 10:28 PM | 50 comments

Man arrested for hate crime, cane attack downtown
Palo Alto police have arrested a man who they say committed a hate crime Saturday night when he yelled racial epithets and attacked two older men in a downtown parking lot, in one case smashing a cane across a victim's forehead. Wednesday, 9:56 AM | 17 comments

County expands homeless programs, including InnVision
Faced with a shortage of beds to accommodate the county's homeless population this coming winter, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $1.2 million for various programs targeting its neediest residents, including agreements with Palo Alto's busy but cash-strapped nonprofit, InnVision Shelter Network. Tuesday, 3:55 PM | 9 comments

Fair housing veteran to helm rent control program
A longtime advocate for fair housing in East Palo Alto has been picked as the city's new rent-control administrator, staff has confirmed. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 2 comments

Open space district to hold study session on bond money
How will the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District spend money from a $300 million bond measure approved by voters in June?
Wednesday, 9:34 AM

Off-duty detective spots downtown robbery suspect

New nonprofit to manage downtown's traffic problems

Four aftershocks hit Napa area Tuesday

School board to discuss revised goals in first meeting of year

PUBLIC AGENDA: school goals, 101 bike bridge, PC zoning reforms

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