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Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study
With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead... Last comment 15 hours ago | 39 comments

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names
Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who... Last comment 3 hours ago | 44 comments

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap
When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the... Last comment 8 hours ago | 32 comments

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program
With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto... Last comment 10 hours ago | 20 comments

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Portola Valley: Driver found dead in car down embankment
A man found dead in a Jeep Cherokee at the bottom of an embankment in Portola Valley this morning had likely been dead for more than 24 hours before he was found, a California Highway Patrol officer said. Thursday, 4:20 PM | 1 comments

Midtown man booked for lewd behavior, again
A Palo Alto man was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly exposing himself and engaging in lewd behavior while standing in the backyard of his Midtown home, police said. Thursday, 4:38 PM | 3 comments

Obama visits Palo Alto for private fundraiser
Streets in Old Palo Alto are impacted Thursday due to a visit by President Barack Obama to a private event on Seale Avenue. Thursday, 8:25 AM | 23 comments

Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes
Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style enclave to ban new two-story homes -- an effort that is pitting neighbors against one another in a bitter debate about privacy and property rights. Wednesday, 11:55 PM | 30 comments

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales
Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 and to ban smoking in local apartment buildings and condominium complexes. Thursday, 9:58 AM | 7 comments

Castilleja School proposes enrollment-growth plan
Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school is proposing a new expansion plan, with promises to wary neighbors that the school will keep traffic and parking at the levels they are at now.
Thursday, 8:22 AM | 11 comments

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'
Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity, but it cautioned that there are perils associated with this kind of break-neck trajectory. It cautioned that a fourth-quarter slowdown, raised the question of whether it marks the beginning of the burst of a bubble. Wednesday, 8:34 PM | 27 comments

President asks Congress for $125M for electrification

Woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child

District moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

School board discusses student mental-health models

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