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Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing
After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city... Last comment 11 hours ago | 10 comments

Construction firm threatens to take Palo Alto school district to trial
While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media... Last comment 38 minutes ago | 20 comments

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?
Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and... Last comment 4 hours ago | 68 comments

Unfriendly skies: Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise
At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant... Last comment 1 hour ago | 144 comments

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Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters to ditch their cars, officials are also planting the seeds for a new nonprofit organization that will ultimately oversee these efforts. Wednesday, 11:00 PM

Stanford doctor quarantined after West Africa trip
Stanford University physician Dr. Colin Bucks has been placed on a voluntary 21-day quarantine following a trip to West Africa to aid Ebola patients, county health officials have announced. He is staying home and has shown no symptoms of the potentially deadly virus, they said. Wednesday, 6:37 PM | 12 comments

Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'
Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political science professors who sent official-looking informational mailers to 100,000 Montana voters just weeks before Election Day. Wednesday, 9:09 AM | 6 comments

State launches crackdown on underage drinking
California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors injured or killed in crashes or incidents involving alcohol this Halloween. Wednesday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments

East Palo Alto: Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made
Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Tuesday, 8:29 PM

Former police dispatcher sues Palo Alto VA
A former public-safety dispatcher for the VA Palo Alto has filed a lawsuit against the Palo Alto Department of Veterans Affairs for racial discrimination and intimidation after he attempted to report alleged police brutality by one of the officers, according to court documents. Tuesday, 2:01 PM | 3 comments

Construction firm threatens to take school district to trial
While Palo Alto High School students were finally able to make full use of a new classroom building and just-completed Media Arts Center at the start of this school year, the school district continues to be embroiled in a $3.5 million lawsuit filed by the construction company that built both facilities. Tuesday, 9:19 AM | 20 comments

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Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Saturday, 5:02 PM

Plan to expand city shuttle program speeds ahead
Seeking to reduce car congestion, Palo Alto officials approved on Monday night a plan to dramatically expand the city's shuttle fleet and signaled that bolder changes might be around the corner. Tuesday, 1:03 AM | 21 comments

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