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County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water... Last comment 52 minutes ago | 20 comments

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease
In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old... Last comment 2 hours ago | 20 comments

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?
Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read... Last comment 9 hours ago | 67 comments

 
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President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event
President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay. Tuesday, 1:05 PM | 8 comments

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race
The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat in November, raising the number of candidates to 10 and further underscoring community anxieties about new developments. Tuesday, 6:05 PM | 13 comments

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race
The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and Donna Rutherford pulling nomination papers, according to City Clerk Nora Pimentel. Tuesday, 5:29 PM

County mulls hiring 'water conservation enforcers'
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is set to vote tonight on a staff recommendation to hire up to 10 temporary "water conservation enforcers" to respond to complaints about people wasting water in the county, a district spokesman said. Tuesday, 2:52 PM | 20 comments

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order
An inpatient pharmacy technician supervisor at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto facility said he experienced retaliation and a gag order from his superiors after speaking up about errors and delays in delivery of medication to patients. Monday, 5:11 PM | 7 comments

Stanford professor nominated for state Supreme Court
Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated for the California Supreme Court, Governor Jerry Brown's office announced Tuesday. Tuesday, 8:58 AM | 2 comments

Dean of Grace Cathedral to join Stanford
The dean of San Francisco's Episcopal Grace Cathedral will become Stanford University's new dean for religious life, the university announced Monday. The Rev. Jane Shaw, a historian and theologian who has led Grace Cathedral since 2010, this fall replaces the Rev. William "Scotty" McLennan, who is stepping down. Monday, 12:00 PM | 2 comments

Calling all Gunn alumni, teachers, parents and friends
In a 50th anniversary celebration for Gunn High School planned for September, a group of Gunn parents is aiming to recapture the sense of optimism and opportunity of the era in which the high school first opened. Tuesday, 7:58 AM | 5 comments

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

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Services for homeless, low-income residents face crisis

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