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New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry
Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood... Last comment 5 hours ago | 7 comments

New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners
Palo Alto may be in the midst of turning itself into a bicycling mecca -- an effort that continues to accelerate thanks to... Last comment 11 hours ago | 8 comments

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue
As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials... Last comment 3 hours ago | 19 comments

As state embarks on new testing era, Palo Alto students help 'pilot-test the test'
It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto... Last comment on Apr 18, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 8 comments

 
 
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New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry
Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 amends policies that forced many homeowners to pay skyrocketing premiums. Saturday, 8:13 AM | 7 comments

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue
As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials are putting the finishing touches on a new vision for the rapidly changing neighborhood considered the city's "other downtown." Friday, 7:21 AM | 19 comments

Local marathoners reflect on what makes them run
Nine local runners reflect on why, time and time again, they push their bodies to run 26.2 miles in a race that is the ultimate test of endurance and willpower on body and mind. Friday, 7:19 AM | 1 comments

New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners
Palo Alto may be in the midst of turning itself into a bicycling mecca -- an effort that continues to accelerate thanks to a new master plan, numerous county and regional grants, unanimous City Council support and a vocal bike lobby -- but it hasn't been nearly as active toward promoting projects to support those whose favorite vehicle is their own two feet. But not to worry. Life is about to get more exciting for Palo Alto's trail warriors. Friday, 7:24 AM | 8 comments

Palo Alto students help pilot new state test
It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto and across the state. Friday, 7:23 AM | 8 comments

ShopTalk: Sports Gallery and The Annex close
Palo Alto's latest retail shutterings include The Annex of University Art and Sports Gallery downtown, as well as Coldwater Creek at Stanford Shopping Center. Meanwhile, newcomer Grocery Outlet is thriving in Alma Village. Friday, 2:53 PM | 7 comments

Magical Bridge playground surges toward reality
With funds nearly secured and its final design winning approval Thursday, Palo Alto's dream of creating an "inclusive" playground for children with and without disabilities is now on a firm path toward reality. Thursday, 4:58 PM | 8 comments

Editorial: Cal Ave's future

Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

Weekly wins national award

Palo Alto's assistant city manager to depart for San Jose

PUBLIC AGENDA: Cal Ave concept plan, new Paly courses, 'Our Palo Alto'

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