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School board approves increased parcel tax
The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will... Last comment 5 minutes ago | 35 comments

School district responds to teen's death
Palo Alto school officials have confirmed that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his residence early Saturday... Last comment 1 hour ago | 118 comments

Palo Alto opts not to sue Caltrain
Palo Alto has a few qualms about Caltrain's plan to electrify the rail corridor, but after a closed-door meeting early Tuesday... Last comment 2 hours ago | 22 comments

 
 
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"Grand opening at SSL"
At the opening of The Bob McFarland Test Facility on Oct. 7, 2014, from left: John Celli, president of SSL; Brenda McFarland, widow of Bob McFarland; Chip Koehler, executive director, programs, SSL; and Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd. Submitted by Wendy Lewis on Oct 10, 2014

 
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Survey: Palo Altans love their neighborhoods but are miffed by development
Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing, land use and the quality of new developments. Thursday, 9:23 AM | 14 comments

New development on Forest Avenue to include 13 housing units
A proposal to redevelop a 0.52 acre lot in downtown Palo Alto is currently percolating, with the 13 new residential units at 430 Forest Ave. to replace the current AAA office building. Thursday, 9:54 AM | 4 comments

Two men wanted after armed robbery at Fry's
Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they say committed armed robbery at Fry's Electronics on Wednesday afternoon and took off with three video-game consoles. Wednesday, 7:14 PM | 6 comments

Palantir co-founder accused of sexual assault
Joe Lonsdale, the co-founder of Palo Alto software company Palantir and a partner at the venture capital firm Formation 8, has been accused of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and other charges in a civil lawsuit filed on Jan. 27 in San Francisco. Thursday, 9:19 AM | 4 comments

School board approves increased parcel tax
The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Wednesday a $758, six-year parcel tax that will come before voters on a mail-in ballot this May.
Thursday, 7:28 AM | 35 comments

Rev. Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification
East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson encouraged them to organize. Otherwise, residents will be pushed out by gentrification, a process that hasn't changed in communities of color since Jackson, 73, began fighting it in the 1960s, he said. Thursday, 7:28 AM | 15 comments

Students to board: 'It's not Gunn's fault'

Family: Student had suffered from depression

Stanford swimmer faces felony sex-assault charges

City of Palo Alto opts not to sue Caltrain

PUBLIC AGENDA: Page Mill Road development, Highway 101 overpass

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