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District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers
The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary... Last comment 5 hours ago | 35 comments

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations
The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction... Last comment 9 hours ago | 36 comments

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race
The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and... Last comment 1 hour ago | 20 comments

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While serving on a volunteer mission this summer, one morning's sunrise inspired us all. Submitted by Ken LaPoint on Sep 7, 2011

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Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto
Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the block who have burst on the scene. But whether they are neighborhood fixtures or upstarts, they have all won 2014 Best Of awards, bestowed upon them by readers of the Palo Alto Weekly. Friday, 7:53 AM | 14 comments

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument to City Hall
Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which is embarking on a $300,000 effort to install a network of signs in and around its primary civic hub. Friday, 7:54 AM | 12 comments

With new design, home on Eichler-style block nears approval
After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received the green light from the city to build a two-story home on a block dominated by Eichler-style houses. The approval will become officially effective in about two weeks unless the city receives a request for a hearing from an adjacent tenant or property owner. Friday, 9:46 AM | 10 comments

East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for success
Curiosity, persistence, resilience. After decades of teaching and mentoring at-risk youth, Anna Waring knows that kids armed with those qualities have a better shot at succeeding against the odds. Friday, 8:13 AM | 3 comments

New head of East Palo Alto rent program abruptly resigns
East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the rent board, City Manager Magda Gonzalez has confirmed. The resignation is yet another blow for the rent program, which lost its longtime head, Carol Lamont, in May. Thursday, 7:50 AM | 15 comments

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Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

Police find missing East Palo Alto man with dementia

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