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Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise
Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 39 comments

City rejects developers' proposals for new garage
New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers... Last comment 4 minutes ago | 21 comments

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council
We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth... Last comment on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:28 am | 37 comments

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board
While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly... Last comment on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 13 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs
It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city has just received a federal grant that will allow it to repair the long neglected runway at Palo Alto Airport. Wednesday, 2:28 PM

Bay Area residents to experience partial eclipse Thursday
On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes. Wednesday, 10:19 AM | 2 comments

Project Safety Net to re-evaluate current model
City Council members suggested at a Policy and Services meeting Tuesday evening that what youth health coalition Project Safety Net really needs to sustain its efforts is stronger financial and leadership commitment from its main partners -- namely the school district. Wednesday, 9:40 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto still considering moving animal shelter
A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on East Bayshore Road and using the site near the Baylands to raise revenues will be the subject of a $250,000 study staff recommends undertaking next year. Wednesday, 9:47 AM | 5 comments

Q&A: Board candidates talk about elementary school issues
What are the top three improvements the school board candidates can make to help Palo Alto's elementary schools? Read on for the five board hopefuls' answers to this and other questions on elementary schools, in lieu of a Palo Alto Council of PTAs debate on the topic that was canceled last week. Wednesday, 7:38 AM | 5 comments

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise
Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's sleep isn't one of them. With train horns keeping them up at night, many are now urging the council to establish a "quiet zone" near their homes. Tuesday, 3:52 PM | 39 comments

Palo Alto rejects developers' proposals for new garage
New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers a shot at building the new structures. Tuesday, 2:16 AM | 21 comments

Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Mortgage broker who scammed residents goes to prison

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Downtown parking garage, update on Mitchell Park Library project

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