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City to consider banning two-story homes in Greer Park North
Weeks after the Palo Alto approved a request from Los Arboles residents to ban new two-story homes in their Eichler neighborhood,... Last comment 9 hours ago | 16 comments

Residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'
With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction... Last comment 1 hour ago | 84 comments

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave
Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized... Last comment 9 hours ago | 77 comments

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Council tries to narrow rift with planning commission
They are either the unsung heroes of Palo Alto's planning process or a rogue group of pro-growth advocates with a recent tendency to provoke, rather than support the City Council. Whatever one's view, it's hard to deny the recent rupture between the council and city's Planning and Transportation Commission -- a problem that the two bodies addressed at a joint meeting Monday night. Tuesday, 8:16 PM | 4 comments

Zuckerberg, wife commit to giving Facebook shares to charity
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife, Priscilla Chan, announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that they will give 99 percent of their Facebook shares -- currently about $45 billion -- to charity during their lives through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Tuesday, 8:34 PM

Two-story homes banned in Greer Park North
In a decision that left the majority in the audience cheering and a sizable minority seething, Palo Alto officials agreed early Tuesday morning to ban two-story homes in the Greer Park North neighborhood. Tuesday, 2:40 AM | 25 comments

Council deals a blow to contested downtown project
The bitter tug-of-war between a developer looking to construct a four-story building on University Avenue and neighbors who say the proposal is too massive for the area will likely extend deep into next year after the City Council demanded on Monday a fresh round of public hearings and design revisions for the controversial project. Monday, 10:51 PM | 33 comments

Community Notebook: 20 local organizations receive grants
In anticipation of Giving Tuesday, a global effort to celebrate charitable giving, the Palo Alto-based Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced Monday its distribution of $500,000 to 20 local organizations providing critical services to women. Monday, 9:50 PM | 1 comments

Senator calls for 'Oughta Be A Law' contest submissions
State Sen. Jerry Hill's eighth annual "Oughta Be a Law ... or Not" contest, where people are invited to suggest ideas for new state legislation, is open, Hill announced Friday, Nov. 27. Tuesday, 8:11 AM

Bomb squad detonates grenade at Stanford Research Park
A building at Stanford Research Park was evacuated Monday afternoon after a construction crew discovered a hand grenade while digging at the site, triggering a response from the county bomb squad. Monday, 3:18 PM | 2 comments

Community Notebook: City to hold tree lighting ceremony

Stewards of Bol Park path give it new life

DreamCatchers helps students achieve academic success

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