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Businesses slam downtown parking proposal
As Palo Alto prepares to adopt new parking restrictions on downtown's residential streets, a growing crowd of dentists, merchants,... Last comment 2 hours ago | 29 comments

Nature offers boost to storm drain fee increase campaign
Palo Alto officials could hardly have chosen a better week to start mailing out ballots for their campaign to raise fees... Last comment 22 minutes ago | 25 comments

Committee members slam council for paring down Comprehensive Plan
The City Council's abrupt decision to remove all program from the city's guiding land-use document has left members of the... Last comment 5 hours ago | 33 comments

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that... Last comment 37 minutes ago | 108 comments

 
 
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County seeks injunction on executive order on 'sanctuary jurisdictions'
Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties and states. Thursday, 12:49 PM

Palo Alto council looks to revise zoning code
Developers whose buildings will result in 100 or more new car trips during busy commute hours will be required to submit a plan for curbing their tenants' use of cars under a new rule that the Palo Alto City Council plans to adopt next week. Thursday, 8:47 AM | 7 comments

Video captures Fairmeadow burglary suspects
Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they believe stole jewelry and other valuables from a home in the Fairmeadow neighborhood earlier this month and who tried to burglarize another home on the same block, but gave up when they couldn't gain entry. Wednesday, 10:37 AM | 3 comments

Community Notebook: Forum on voting rights, and threats
A Palo-Alto based nonpartisan group will kickoff a series of lectures on Saturday, Feb. 25, around what it calls "threats to the integrity of our vote." Thursday, 9:28 AM

Ex-employees allege Air District improperly destroys docs
Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired for trying to prevent the illegal destruction of important records. Wednesday, 3:56 PM | 1 comments

Businesses slam planned changes to downtown parking
As Palo Alto prepares to adopt new parking restrictions on downtown's residential streets, a growing crowd of dentists, merchants, business professionals and Channing House residents is rising up to protest the new rules, which they say will drive employees out of the city. Wednesday, 8:43 AM | 29 comments

Nature offers boost to stormwater campaign
Palo Alto officials could hardly have chosen a better week to start mailing out ballots for their campaign to raise fees for the city's stormwater system. Tuesday, 3:36 PM | 25 comments

People of color speak up about personal impact of police stops
In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, a spate of home burglaries since September has put residents on edge, leading to an undercover police presence, an increase in calls to the police to investigate "suspicious" characters, and a number of recent arrests. Wednesday, 8:54 AM | 7 comments

Woman and her dog bite would-be robber in Pardee Park

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