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Palo Alto braces for budget deficit
Despite a thriving economy and growing revenues, Palo Alto is heading into the new year with a financial cloud on the horizon:... Last comment 12 hours ago | 47 comments

Lawsuit: Stanford acted with 'deliberate indifference' to reports of sexual assault
A female Stanford University student who says the same male student sexually assaulted her and several other women has filed... Last comment 11 hours ago | 14 comments

Palo Alto seeks to snuff out smoke in apartments
Palo Alto struck another blow against tobacco on Monday night, when the City Council decreed that every apartment building... Last comment 15 hours ago | 17 comments

Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions
Palo Alto and other local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can... Last comment 11 hours ago | 22 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto moves to boost East Palo Alto's water supply
A proposal by four members of the Palo Alto City Council to transfer a share of the city's water allocations to its parched neighbor, East Palo Alto, gained momentum this week, when the rest of council enthusiastically backed the effort. Thursday, 4:30 PM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto apartment fire displaces 11 residents
A two-alarm fire left four apartment units uninhabitable at a building in East Palo Alto Thursday morning and displaced at least 11 people, the Menlo Park Fire Protection
District chief said. Thursday, 3:11 PM

Student: Stanford offered settlement for sex-assault case
A former Stanford University student whose 2014 sexual-assault case spurred campus protests and national media attention has said the university recently offered her $60,000 to cover her therapy expenses, on the condition that she withdraw a federal complaint she filed against Stanford. Thursday, 12:05 PM | 3 comments

Residents' beefs get an airing at neighborhood 'town hall'
City officials launched the first 2016 neighborhood 'town hall' meeting on Wednesday night in College Terrace to give residents a chance to air their concerns about their neighborhood's issues. Thursday, 12:00 PM

Palo Alto set to move ahead with new garages
After years of planning, Palo Alto is preparing to take a significant step toward alleviating the worsening parking shortages in its two main commercial districts on Monday night, when the City Council votes to approve design contracts for new garages in downtown and near California Avenue. Thursday, 8:30 AM | 20 comments

Citing election, Oaxacan students cancel trip to Palo Alto
The election of Donald Trump to the White House has cast a shadow over Palo Alto's relationship with its sister city in Mexico, with a group of more than 30 student dancers from Oaxaca recently canceling their scheduled trip to Palo Alto because of the shifting political landscape. Wednesday, 4:49 PM | 14 comments

Palo Alto braces for budget deficit
Despite a thriving economy and growing revenues, Palo Alto is heading into the new year with a financial cloud on the horizon: a projected budget deficit that could be as high as $6 million. Tuesday, 10:58 PM | 47 comments

Palo Alto police seek residential burglary suspects

Palo Alto to hold 'town hall' neighborhood meetings

Cold, wet weather in this week's forecast

Palo Alto moves toward 'carbon free' natural gas

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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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