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Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'
Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara... Last comment 6 hours ago | 13 comments

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility
As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,... Last comment 9 hours ago | 15 comments

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March
Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now... Last comment on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 20 comments

Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown
In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to... Last comment on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments

 
 
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Work on Oregon Expressway to close lanes Friday night
Construction crews will be installing new roadway markings on Oregon Expressway Friday night, prompting lane closures in both directions. Friday, 2:08 PM | 7 comments

Woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder
An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her friend, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
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Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet
After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs, the nonprofit InnVision Shelter Network will turn operations of the longtime downtown grocery program over to Eileen Richardson, executive director of the nonprofit Downtown Streets Team. Friday, 7:22 AM | 4 comments

Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval
Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building that will go up next to Sarah Wallis Park and inject more commercial space into the rapidly changing business district around California Avenue. Friday, 7:22 AM | 23 comments

City looks to modify traffic signals on Embarcadero Road
Seeking to relieve traffic congestion and respond to years of residents' complaints, Palo Alto is preparing to remove a traffic light and consider widening Embarcadero Road near Town & Country Village and Palo Alto High School. Friday, 9:45 AM | 29 comments

Waxsanity: Jeremy Lin gets statue at Madame Tussauds
Two days before his 26th birthday, NBA point guard and Palo Alto's own Jeremy Lin received perhaps one of his most memorable gifts ever: a life-size wax figure of himself, which was unveiled Thursday at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum near Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Friday, 8:38 AM

Moonlight Run/Walk celebrates 30th year
Pull out those running shoes and hop on the Internet -- it's time to register for the 30th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk. Friday, 7:27 AM

Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated
A century-old house at 221 Kingsley Ave. described as an "anchor" of the historic Professorville neighborhood will be lifted and rotated 90 degrees to create a backyard for the prospective new owners, according to plans on file with the city. Friday, 7:28 AM | 7 comments

Human trafficking commission convenes first meeting

Ravenswood district seeks input on new middle school

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

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