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New housing proposal for Maybell Avenue site set for review
A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review... Last comment 4 hours ago | 15 comments

Palo Alto: Three-story building proposed for Olive Garden site
In the latest sign of the construction boom happening around California Avenue, Palo Alto planners are considering a proposal... Last comment on Nov 27, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby
The latest element in Palo Alto's roughly $4.5-million effort to enhance the ground floor at City Hall will be nearly impossible... Last comment 13 hours ago | 14 comments

Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture
A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,... Last comment 13 hours ago | 129 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto brings new strategy to downtown's parking problem
If things go as planned, 2015 will be the year in which some Palo Alto residents and workers say farewell to free parking. Friday, 9:28 AM | 6 comments

Local merchants nonplussed about Small Biz Saturday
Downtown Palo Alto will launch the holiday shopping season on Saturday, Nov. 29, with the annual tree lighting at Lytton Plaza, but local merchants are not counting on Small Business Saturday to boost their holiday sales. Friday, 9:22 AM | 2 comments

Editorial: Helping kids this season
Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent Palo Alto area, between those riding high and the many families living on the edge and needing a bit of help. Friday, 9:25 AM

Permit programs bridge gap between downtown stakeholders
The Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program Stakeholder Group has been meeting for eight months and at its final meeting on Oct. 23 the mood was a mixture of relief, fatigue and the type of familiar tension one associates with teenage siblings who've been forced to share a room for far too long. Friday, 9:23 AM

Is Crescent Park's parking 'creep' a sign of things to come?
Last year, Crescent Park residents learned all about the power -- and the repercussions -- of the city's parking programs. Friday, 9:23 AM

New housing plan for Maybell Avenue site set for review
A year after Palo Alto voters struck down an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue, the city is preparing to review another housing plan for the 2.46-acre site in the Green Acres neighborhood. Thursday, 9:06 AM | 15 comments

Palo Alto Medical Foundation offers free yoga class for youth
The physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga are numerous and well-supported by research: decreased stress, enhanced concentration, improved flexibility, better posture, reduced insomnia -- to name a few. Thursday, 9:06 AM

Officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee
A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer a photo of a scantily-clad arrestee who had just been nabbed in a commercial burglary case, according to a new report from the city's independent police auditor. Thursday, 8:13 AM | 14 comments

Palo Alto set to approve digital artwork for City Hall lobby

VIDEO: Stanford students protest decision in Ferguson

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