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Survey: We love our 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,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 29 comments

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 6 minutes ago | 46 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 5 hours ago | 119 comments

 
 
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Caltrain reports fatality near Mountain View station
A man was struck and killed by a Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain Station Thursday afternoon. Thursday, 7:00 PM

Palo Alto seeks ideas for new traffic-fighting nonprofit
From Emeryville to Boston, nonprofits called "transportation management associations" have sprung up in the last few decades to expand transit use, encouraging walking and biking and dramatically reduce the percentage of drivers who commute alone. Now, as Palo Alto prepares to launch its own traffic-fighting nonprofit, city officials are looking for inspiration both from other cities and from local businesses and residents. Thursday, 7:58 PM | 5 comments

De Geus tapped to lead Community Services Department
Palo Alto didn't have to look long or far to find a new leader for its busy Community Services Department. Rob de Geus, a department veteran who is well known to local golfers, park lovers and community center patrons, was tapped Thursday to serve as the department director. Thursday, 2:37 PM | 1 comments

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 | 29 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 | 22 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 | 9 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 | 9 comments

School board approves increased parcel tax

Rev. Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrification

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

Family: Student had suffered from depression

Stanford swimmer faces felony sex-assault charges

PUBLIC AGENDA: Page Mill Road development, Highway 101 overpass

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