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Ruling paves the way for Buena Vista's closure
The closure of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park became more imminent Wednesday, when an administrative judge upheld the... Last comment 28 minutes ago | 42 comments

Embarcadero Road fixes coming
Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero... Last comment 32 minutes ago | 44 comments

School board eyes data, evaluation as key to this year's goals
Palo Alto's top school officials kicked off the school year Tuesday with an enthusiastic discussion of five draft goals for... Last comment on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:29 am | 21 comments

Palo Alto commission defends 'planned community' zoning
Despite much community anxiety, Palo Alto's planning commissioners made a case Wednesday for preserving the city's "planned... Last comment 2 hours ago | 40 comments

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Local parks struggling to keep up with growth
With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission is urging the City Council in a memo to pay more attention to local parks, which commissioners say are struggling to keep up with the city's recent growth spurt. Saturday, 9:03 AM | 8 comments

Suspect sought in Thursday groping near California Avenue
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say groped a woman near a Park Boulevard business on Thursday afternoon. Friday, 12:13 PM

Annual Baylands race returns
The 30th annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a benefit event for local nonprofits supporting kids and families, returns next Friday, Sept. 5. Get the scoop on race night, where to find results and tips on the health benefits of walking. Friday, 7:48 AM | 3 comments

Embarcadero Road fixes coming to Palo Alto
On Wednesday, Palo Alto officials presented a suite of options for tackling what they characterized as one of the city's most challenging traffic puzzles. Friday, 7:42 AM | 44 comments

State court rejects most misconduct claims against assistant DA
California Supreme Court justices have reversed a state appeals court ruling of egregious prosecutorial misconduct against Jay Boyarsky, Santa Clara County's chief assistant district attorney. Friday, 8:50 AM | 3 comments

Team brings Palo Alto's first freestanding mosque to life
Durriya Tyabji, an artist originally from India who lives in Los Altos Hills, has melded the traditional elements of an ancient Egyptian mosque with her own contemporary design to create a new South Palo Alto mosque, a seven-year labor of love that is about two weeks away from being fully complete. Friday, 7:43 AM | 43 comments

Walk this way
With the popularity these days of marathon running, those of us who walk as our main exercise might be tempted to feel bad about ourselves. Don't, says Dr. Ronesh Sinha, a physician in internal medicine at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and author of the book, "The South Asian Health Solution." Friday, 7:49 AM | 5 comments

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing company's expansion into the city's downtown garages Thursday. Thursday, 3:48 PM | 24 comments

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