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How are the food scrap pails working out for you?
Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ... Last comment 28 minutes ago | 45 comments

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption
Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and... Last comment 18 minutes ago | 69 comments

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto
A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full... Last comment 26 minutes ago | 53 comments

 
 
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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
An SAP employee helps middle schoolers at the company's Palo Alto office last week during GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

 
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Woman booked for attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto
A woman who police said tried to rob a pedestrian at knifepoint in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon was arrested later in the day after she walked into the police station to discuss an unrelated investigation. Tuesday, 11:20 PM

Panel appointed to help update Palo Alto's land-use vision
Housing advocates, land-use watchdogs and two former planning commissioners are among the 20 residents selected last week by City Manager James Keene to help the Palo Alto revise its land-use bible, the Comprehensive Plan. Tuesday, 5:26 PM | 8 comments

HP's Bill Veghte to head SurveyMonkey
Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has announced it is hiring former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Bill Veghte as CEO, replacing the late Dave Goldberg, the company's founder, who died unexpectedly in May. Tuesday, 3:26 PM | 2 comments

Palo Alto takes aim at state's conflict-of-interest law
When the Palo Alto City Council met last month to consider creating an annual limit on new office development, one voice was notably missing from the discussion. Tuesday, 9:44 AM | 16 comments

Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week
Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California Department of Transportation continues its work to replace the San Francisquito Bridge between Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. Monday, 4:39 PM | 15 comments

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves
As a parting gift, the recently dissolved Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary contributed $525,000 to the Auxiliary Art Fund in June. The fund will help create an art space in the atrium of the new hospital, including a sculpture by Israeli artist Zadok Ben-David. Monday, 4:12 PM | 5 comments

Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title
Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this year's Chili Cook-Off on Saturday at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park. Monday, 11:10 AM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto man in highway hit-and-run ID'd
The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office Monday identified Maka Langi as the 29-year-old East Palo Alto man who died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding was hit on a Milpitas highway. Tuesday, 8:54 AM | 4 comments

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary
A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Monday, 7:25 AM | 2 comments

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Local Realtors reign in national rankings

A new center for geriatric, palliative care opens

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

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