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Palo Alto ends legal feud with Mitchell Park Library contractor
Days after Palo Alto celebrated the grand opening of its new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, the city has reached... Last comment 13 hours ago | 26 comments

Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer
Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another... Last comment 1 hour ago | 38 comments

Consultant hired to help Palo Alto with social-media updates
With Palo Alto's social-media efforts in full bloom, the City Council approved spending $160,000 on a consultant who will... Last comment on Dec 15, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 29 comments

Palo Alto to explore incentives for slashing natural-gas use
After cutting carbon out of the city's electric supply, Palo Alto officials are now fixing their sights on the next frontier... Last comment 5 hours ago | 36 comments

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Rash of auto burglaries hits Palo Alto
Seven vehicles were broken into and items stolen in the span of a little more than an hour in Palo Alto on Monday, Dec. 15, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. Wednesday, 2:34 PM | 7 comments

Land use tops council members' concerns for 2015
Names and faces will change but Palo Alto's official priorities should remain largely fixed when the new City Council convenes for its first meeting in January, with land-use and transportation leading the way. Wednesday, 11:30 AM | 6 comments

City ups contribution for Palo Alto History Museum
How much money should Palo Alto spend in the present and the future to establish a museum that would tell the story of the city's past? That's the question that the City Council agonized over Monday night, as it considered a request for public funds to make the new museum a reality. Tuesday, 4:40 PM

Minority students speak to challenges in school district
A group of Palo Alto middle and high school students of color spoke Tuesday night about the good, the bad and the ugly inherent to their academic and social experiences in the school district, from essential support programs to struggling with social and cultural stigmas. Wednesday, 9:48 AM | 9 comments

Palo Alto bans smoking in shopping districts
Palo Alto continued its crusade against cigarette smoke this week by expanding its existing ban to commercial districts, though the City Council also decided that it needs more time to consider whether e-cigarettes should also be covered by the new law. Wednesday, 9:47 AM | 22 comments

Train strikes car in Atherton
A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the train tracks at Fair Oak Avenue in Atherton at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16. The driver was able to escape the car before the collision. Wednesday, 10:24 AM | 4 comments

VIDEO: Superintendent McGee talks about plans for Palo Alto schools
Palo Alto school district Superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee was the featured speaker at the winter luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Palo Alto on Dec. 5, 2014. Wednesday, 7:47 AM

Stanford students create support group for those who take time off from school

Ideas on practical, creative gifts for hosts

Miki Werness approved as new College Terrace grocer

Wellness center to consolidate all student services but one

Holiday giving: How you can help

PUBLIC AGENDA: College Terrace grocer, Avenidas property, short-term rental regs

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