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A call for more housing in Palo Alto
With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday... Last comment 1 hour ago | 138 comments

Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing
The chair of a school district subcommittee on elementary enrollment urged the school board and community members at a board... Last comment 18 hours ago | 19 comments

Palo Alto trees dying in greater numbers
As the drought drags through its fourth year, Palo Alto's parched trees are dying in greater numbers, prompting city officials... Last comment 4 hours ago | 42 comments

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Mother duck with six babies swimming in Arastradero Lake on Mother's Day. Submitted by Sue Klapholz on May 22, 2012

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Fine increases for Edgewood Plaza developer
The developer of Edgewood Plaza is now facing a fine of $1,000 per day for not replacing the vacant grocery store formerly occupied by Fresh Market, which departed on March 31. Wednesday, 9:33 AM | 15 comments

School district launches special-education review
A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto this week to kick off a review he will be conducting of the school district's practices, programs and culture around students with disabilities. Wednesday, 9:40 AM | 4 comments

Police: Palo Alto man arrested after photographing woman through window
A Palo Alto man who police said used a cellphone to photograph a woman in her bathroom in July was arrested earlier this week, according to a police department press release. Wednesday, 8:35 AM

Brock Turner to stand trial on sex-assault charges
Former Stanford all-star swimmer Brock Turner will stand trial for three felony counts related to an alleged sexual assault that took place on the Stanford University campus, a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge ruled at a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Palo Alto. Tuesday, 5:00 PM | 4 comments

Palo Alto looks to identify, combat human trafficking
With the 2016 Super Bowl slated to bring throngs of visitors and hospitality workers into the Bay Area, Palo Alto officials on Monday night pledged to address the darker side of the February extravaganza: an influx in human trafficking that the event is expected to generate. Tuesday, 11:35 AM | 7 comments

City scraps parking exemptions for downtown developments
In their latest attempt to solve downtown's parking frustrations, Palo Alto officials on Monday night agreed to strike from the books several provisions that offer developers parking exemptions. Tuesday, 4:49 PM | 3 comments

Murder charges dropped in drive-by shooting case
The case of East Palo Alto resident Eric Barragan, who had been in San Mateo County jail for more than 10 months on charges of attempted murder in Menlo Park, has been dropped for a lack of evidence, according to prosecutors with the District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 2:04 PM | 1 comments

Residents call for more housing in Palo Alto

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Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing

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