Supervisors offer aid in preserving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed today to the Board of Supervisors to use $8 million from its affordable... Last comment 3 hours ago | 56 comments
Editorial: Caution on parcel tax
Palo Altans have stepped up time and time again to support the schools, through generous donations, bond measures to upgrade... Last comment 32 minutes ago | 68 comments
Page Mill development to test Palo Alto's new affordable-housing law
A new Palo Alto law that allows developers who provide affordable housing to build more densely will get its first test on... Last comment 2 hours ago | 30 comments
New police chief brings new attitude
When East Palo Alto's new police Chief Albert Pardini took over in November, he inherited a department that was struggling... Last comment on Jan 24, 2015 at 1:05 am | 9 comments
A Pragmatist's Take
by Douglas Moran
Council Priorities 2015: Honesty, Focus, and Listening about Listening
Jan 23, 2015 | 8 comments
"Sunset in Tamsui, Taiwan"
Submitted by Angela Lin on Oct 31, 2012
Caltrain reports fatality at Charleston Road
A train struck and killed an adult male at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon, Caltrain has confirmed. Sunday, 3:21 PM | 11 comments
School district responds to Palo Alto teen's death
Palo Alto school officials have confirmed that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his residence early Saturday morning.
Saturday, 4:11 PM | 59 comments
Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge
The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway 101, with most members favoring the design with a prominent arch. Friday, 5:16 PM | 13 comments
New East Palo Alto police chief brings new attitude
Albert Pardini, a 32-year veteran of the San Francisco Police Department, is East Palo Alto's new top cop, and he's doing something that has stunned his department's weary and overworked officers: He's talking to them. Friday, 7:44 AM | 9 comments
Editorial: School board should be concerned about timing, over-reaching on parcel tax
Palo Altans have stepped up time and time again to support the schools, through generous donations, bond measures to upgrade facilities and parcel taxes to supplement regular property-tax revenue and state support. Friday, 7:45 AM | 68 comments
Guest opinion: Is retirement funding based on 'rainbows, butterflies and unicorns'?
A well-known financial analyst, talk-show host and Orange County's treasurer-tax collector recently described state retirement-funding forecasts as "all rainbows, butterflies and unicorns." Friday, 7:50 AM | 12 comments
Ford opens new research center in Palo Alto
Seeking to hit the gas pedal on new technologies such as self-driving cars and immerse itself in Silicon Valley's big-data culture, Ford Motor Company on Thursday opened its new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto. Thursday, 4:01 PM | 7 comments
Ravenswood to integrate mindfulness, yoga into schools
All 3,400 students in the Ravenswood City School District will soon have yoga and mindfulness as a regular part of their curriculum as the result of a new partnership with a Southern California-based nonprofit that brings health and wellness education to K-12 schools throughout the country.
Thursday, 8:44 AM | 11 comments