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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 1 hour ago | 48 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 5 hours ago | 22 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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"Grand opening at SSL"
At the opening of The Bob McFarland Test Facility on Oct. 7, 2014, from left: John Celli, president of SSL; Brenda McFarland, widow of Bob McFarland; Chip Koehler, executive director, programs, SSL; and Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd. Submitted by Wendy Lewis on Oct 10, 2014

 
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Palo Alto police seek suspects in alleged armed robbery
A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 23, escaped with several high-end watches, according to a police department press release. Wednesday, 8:39 PM | 2 comments

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 | 10 comments

Partial eclipse coming to Bay Area 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 | 7 comments

On youth collaborative, city looks for more from school district
Inconsistent leadership, organizational dysfunction and "paralysis" have plagued youth health coalition Project Safety Net in recent years, placing a heavy administrative burden on city staff and hampering the bold leadership needed to push the Palo Alto collaborative forward, staff told the City Council's Policy and Services Committee Tuesday night. Wednesday, 9:40 AM | 5 comments

City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site
A proposal to relocate some of the services at the sprawling Municipal Services Center on East Bayshore Road will be the subject of a $250,000 study staff recommends undertaking next year. City officials are backing off, however, from a prior proposal to move the nearby Animal Services Center. Wednesday, 9:47 AM | 6 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 | 9 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 | 48 comments

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