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In its war on waste, city takes aim at food scraps
A proposal by Palo Alto officials to reduce the amount of trash heading to the landfill could soon bring a new service to... Last comment 1 hour ago | 36 comments

Editorial: When neighbors object
The Palo Alto City Council made the right call Monday night in upholding the staff approval of a single-family home proposed... Last comment 21 hours ago | 18 comments

In a certain light: Over the course of a day, Baylands is ever-changing
At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Read... Last comment 2 hours ago | 17 comments

Palo Alto Forward joins opposition to office-space limits
A citizens group that promotes more housing and transportation options in Palo Alto has joined some of the city's largest... Last comment 15 hours ago | 127 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto Library Foundation heads toward final chapter
Fourteen years, a mission to fix up Palo Alto's library system is accomplished and the story of the Palo Alto Library Foundation is heading toward its final chapter. Sunday, 8:04 AM | 1 comments

Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life
The renovation of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center on Embarcadero Road is nearing completion but it is quickly becoming a hub where neighbors gather. Sunday, 8:04 AM | 8 comments

First Person: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts founder and speech pathologist
Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time speech pathologist at the VA, mom and founder of Racing Hearts, is on track to save a lot of lives. She talks with Lisa Van Dusen about her journey. Sunday, 9:19 AM

Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl
A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto police reported. Saturday, 6:36 PM | 2 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 and several other staff members. Saturday, 8:10 AM | 9 comments

City leaders propose neighborhood-liaison program
Seeking to better understand what Palo Alto's neighborhoods need, four members of the City Council hope to appoint a staff member to work with liaisons from each of the city's neighborhoods. Saturday, 8:02 AM | 5 comments

Guest opinion: John Hennessy takes peek at Stanford's future
In a rare conversational interview Stanford University President John Hennessy disclosed some "modest" expansion plans and pledged the university to continued commitment to the highest standards of education, rooted deeply in the community and world. Saturday, 8:01 AM | 1 comments

Over the course of a day, Palo Alto Baylands is ever-changing
At the Palo Alto Baylands, the sights and sounds that catch one's attention are as likely to come from above as from below. Friday, 7:28 AM | 17 comments

Town Hall: Is Stanford's counseling service failing?

Editorial: Council chamber is the wrong place to resolve home-design controversies

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Awards

In its war on waste, city takes aim at residents' food scraps

PUBLIC AGENDA: Ride-share program, office-space cap, composting program

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