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Residents to city: Build police building now
After 17 years of fits and starts in Palo Alto's quest to build a new police headquarters, residents at a community meeting... Last comment 1 hour ago | 12 comments

Pressing ahead with the gender revolution
"Can we move beyond the stalled gender revolution?" Read the full story here ... Last comment on Nov 22, 2015 at 11:17 am | 15 comments

Palo Alto looks to extend its first 'bike boulevard'
More than three decades after Bryant Street became the nation's first "bicycle boulevard," Palo Alto officials are preparing... Last comment on Nov 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 32 comments

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"Freedom Square"
The symbol of Tehran, the capital of Iran, and marks the entrance to the city. Submitted by Steve Tayeri on Oct 15, 2011

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Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission
It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation Commission, has widened in the past year, with each body pointedly criticizing the policies favored by the other. On Nov. 30, the two bodies will try to repair the damage during their annual joint meeting. Tuesday, 7:27 AM | 1 comments

Officials warn of flooding from coming storms
If a 1998-level El Nino storm barrels into the Bay Area this winter, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto residents and city staff will be left literally holding the sand bag, officials said at a flood-information meeting on Nov. 19. Monday, 4:28 PM | 12 comments

State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase
The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll jobs increased, according to new data from the California Employment Development Department. Tuesday, 7:51 AM | 2 comments

Cold temperatures, rain expected this week
Cold, rainy and windy weather is set to hit the Bay Area this week as people travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Weather Service. Monday, 11:51 AM

Pair arrested for early morning robbery
A downtown Palo Alto robbery in which a man was allegedly hit multiple times resulted in the arrest of two men Saturday morning, police announced Sunday. Sunday, 9:06 PM | 17 comments

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe opens in Palo Alto
After months of delays, Bill's Cafe has opened in Midtown Palo Alto, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Monday, 7:53 AM | 12 comments

Palo Alto model railroad is neighborhood attraction
Each April Eric Struck opens his backyard railroad to the public, the history of Western railroads spelled out on the sides of box cars and engines: the Southern Pacific; Niles Canyon Railroad; Feather River Canyon. Monday, 7:52 AM | 3 comments

Guest Opinion: Community embraces responsibility to help our youth

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Buena Vista owner sues Palo Alto over closure conditions

PUBLIC AGENDA: No meetings this week

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