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Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?
Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing... Last comment 3 hours ago | 70 comments

Palo Alto City Council looks to technology to fix parking problems
Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly... Last comment 10 hours ago | 19 comments

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land
In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as... Last comment 2 hours ago | 37 comments

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, four injured
An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and four... Last comment on Aug 18, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 16 comments

 
 
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"Homestead at Palo Alto"
Palo Alto's Alison Lu assisted on the Vikings' third goal. Photo by Al Chang. Submitted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 23, 2014

 
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National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility
As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, visited the Palo Alto VA Medical Center Wednesday and called it a standard-setting "crown jewel" within the troubled health care system. Wednesday, 4:13 PM

Palo Alto to appeal ruling from labor board
The City of Palo Alto will appeal a recent ruling by the Public Employment Relations Board, which has said that the city violated state law in failing to confer with the city's firefighters union before placing on the November 2011 ballot a measure to repeal binding arbitration. Wednesday, 9:20 AM | 7 comments

Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases
Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case, under which 16 alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs were arrested for a string of violent crimes, were arraigned this week on perjury charges, according to the district attorney's office. Wednesday, 9:21 AM

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March
Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now expected to stretch until March 2015. Wednesday, 7:59 AM | 19 comments

Avenidas names new president and CEO
Amy Andonian, a nonprofit executive with experience in services to seniors and caregivers, will become the new president and CEO of Avenidas, the senior services organization based in downtown Palo Alto. Wednesday, 9:53 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto students return to school
About 12,600 Palo Alto students went back to school Monday and Tuesday, and school district officials said they expected most classrooms -- particularly in the second and fifth grades -- to be full. Tuesday, 12:58 PM | 3 comments

Council looks to technology to fix parking problems
Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly urgent problem of insufficient downtown parking. Tuesday, 9:58 AM | 19 comments

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Contractor pleads no contest to theft, sentenced to jail

PUBLIC AGENDA: new garage technology, College Terrace Centre, 385 Sherman Ave.

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