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Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized... Last comment 2 hours ago | 39 comments

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension
After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following... Last comment 23 hours ago | 9 comments

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement
The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday... Last comment 3 hours ago | 38 comments

Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff
A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director... Last comment 21 hours ago | 17 comments

 
 
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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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Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto
Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing such food scraps as a key ingredient in a decade-long drive to reduce the amount of local waste that gets shipped to landfills. Tuesday, 11:26 PM | 15 comments

Menlo Park: Community examines rail-crossing hazards
After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community is searching for ways to prevent more tragedy. Wednesday, 9:54 AM

Prosthetic leg stolen from Paralympic hopeful, Gunn grad
The specialized prosthetic leg that Ranjit Steiner, a 2009 Gunn High School graduate, was counting on to carry him to a Paralympic medal was stolen from his car in San Francisco overnight. Tuesday, 6:53 PM | 2 comments

Police investigate possible East Palo Alto child abduction
A 9-year-old girl was taken from the Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto on Tuesday morning, March 3, and after an investigation, police are alleging that her biological mother was responsible, according to a press release by East Palo Alto police. Tuesday, 4:14 PM

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers sign new agreement
More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in a prepared statement Monday afternoon. Tuesday, 11:06 AM

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized over the topic for more than four hours before deciding not to move ahead with any dramatic development restrictions just yet. Tuesday, 2:04 AM | 39 comments

Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'
Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens of topics like balance, self-compassion, happiness and calm ("Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood" was the title of the 1999 event). Tuesday, 9:10 AM | 2 comments

Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension

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