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Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns
Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at... Last comment 41 minutes ago | 52 comments

Rash of auto burglaries hits Palo Alto
Seven vehicles were broken into and items stolen in the span of a little more than an hour in Palo Alto on Monday, Dec. 15,... Last comment 4 hours ago | 13 comments

Land use tops Palo Alto council members' concerns for 2015
Names and faces will change but Palo Alto's official priorities should remain largely fixed when the new City Council convenes... Last comment on Dec 18, 2014 at 9:25 am | 8 comments

Consultant hired to help Palo Alto with social-media updates
With Palo Alto's social-media efforts in full bloom, the City Council approved spending $160,000 on a consultant who will... Last comment on Dec 15, 2014 at 7:48 pm | 29 comments

 
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Celebrations spread peace and joy, from many traditions
From a musical Advent procession to the civic lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, Palo Alto celebrates the holiday season this month through get-togethers featuring music, food and much good will. Friday, 7:37 AM

Editorial: An elusive Palo Alto History Museum
The Palo Alto City Council once again provided a lifeline to a nascent Palo Alto History Museum group that has repeatedly been unable to demonstrate sufficient community support to propel the project forward. It is a painful approach that isn't fair to either museum advocates or Palo Alto residents and taxpayers. Friday, 7:37 AM

Jury takes a bold stance on new Palo Alto bike bridge
Three different design teams came to Palo Alto City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, each with a bridge to sell to the city. Friday, 7:37 AM | 5 comments

Man injured after argument leads to shooting
East Palo Alto police said an argument led to a shooting that injured a 29-year-old Livermore resident in East Palo Alto on Friday, Dec. 19, according to a police department press release. Friday, 7:56 AM

Palo Alto: Ming's Restaurant to close Dec. 28
The absolute last serving of Ming's famous Chinese chicken salad will be Dec. 28. That's the day that Ming's Restaurant, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, will close its doors to make way for an extended stay hotel and a newer, smaller Chinese restaurant. Thursday, 3:47 PM | 2 comments

Downtown Streets Team helps the homeless rebuild their lives
Several years ago Norman Williams found himself released from a federal penitentiary with nowhere to turn. He lacked the means and the know-how to get himself back on his feet. And he didn't know anyone who could help him. Then he met the Downtown Streets Team. Friday, 7:37 AM

Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns
Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at times polarizing advocate of bike boulevards, amenities for pedestrians and lane reductions like the one about to take effect on California Avenue. Thursday, 9:36 AM | 52 comments

Sean Parker pledges $24M to launch allergy research center

Palo Alto: School district settles construction lawsuit

Rash of auto burglaries hits Palo Alto

Holiday giving: How you can help

PUBLIC AGENDA: College Terrace grocer, Avenidas property, short-term rental regs

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