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Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks
After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their... Last comment 2 hours ago | 11 comments

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force
Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with... Last comment 49 minutes ago | 11 comments

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall
Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which... Last comment on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments

 
 
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"WSP students create labyrinth"
In four days, high school students at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula designed and created this walkable labyrinth on their Mountain View Campus. Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan 27, 2014

 
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Six injured after car crashes into downtown restaurant
One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into University Cafe in downtown Palo Alto, prompting police to shut down a section of University Avenue to traffic. Thursday, 3:46 PM | 20 comments

Holman announces bid for second City Council term
Vowing to improve government transparency and protect residents from the impacts of new development, City Councilwoman Karen Holman announced at a candidates party Wednesday night her intention to seek a second term. Thursday, 9:47 AM | 14 comments

East Palo Alto pastor sued over controversial property sale
Members of an East Palo Alto church who invited a pastor to tend their flock now accuse him of pulling the wool over their eyes. Members of the Born Again Christian Center say Pastor Andre Harris put the church's two properties up for sale without their knowledge or permission and is taking the money for himself. Thursday, 9:38 AM | 10 comments

Rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism
After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better Wednesday with a far more modest proposal, which was greeted with a wave of confusion and criticism by property owners. Thursday, 8:04 AM | 7 comments

Planned home brings angst to Eichler block
With its leafy sidewalks and quiet air of suburban serenity, Richardson Court appears an unlikely battlefront in Palo Alto's ongoing debate over growth and architecture. Thursday, 8:05 AM | 32 comments

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race
Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to run. Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 9 comments

Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by police

Planning department sees senior-level shake-up

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure

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