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Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue
Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the... Last comment 1 hour ago | 12 comments

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools
Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's... Last comment 1 hour ago | 37 comments

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise
With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused... Last comment 1 hour ago | 80 comments

 
 
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"Junior Naturalists go Fishing"
Children taking part in the Junior Naturalist Program at the Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands try their hand at fish-netting along the bay shoreline. Submitted by Environmental Volunteers on Mar 14, 2013

 
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In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour. Friday, 7:36 AM

Stanford University Title IX coordinator to step down
Catherine Criswell, Stanford University's Title IX coordinator and a former longtime U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights attorney, is leaving her post at the university after a little more than a year on the job, the university confirmed Thursday. Friday, 7:32 AM

Downtown Palo Alto post office to stay put — for now
U.S. Postal Service officials have nixed plans to move the downtown Palo Alto post office to a building on the corner of Addison Avenue and busy Alma Street, Tom Samra, facilities vice president, said in a letter to Mayor Karen Holman dated Aug. 19. Friday, 10:20 AM

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge
It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's policies, mostly because those impacts are usually diffuse and relatively invisible. But that's the position Rep. Anna Eshoo finds herself in, along with a handful of other members of Congress around the country who are dealing with constituents angry over the arrogance and heavy-handedness of the Federal Aviation Administration. Friday, 7:38 AM | 13 comments

Residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program
Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As residents move their compostable waste from black to green bins, they have experienced some foul moments, but have learned to adjust their habits. Friday, 8:34 AM | 1 comments

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Planning commission OKs chain store limit on California Avenue

Man allegedly exposes himself to woman at Palo Alto park

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