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Planning commission set for a shake-up
While Palo Alto prepares to elect new City Council members in November, another heated race is quietly taking place behind... Last comment 15 hours ago | 25 comments

Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall
Burglars broke through layers of plaster, plywood, sheetrock and a display case to get inside Keeble & Shuchat Photography... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 19 comments

Guest Opinion: Deciding Palo Alto's future growth
The biggest issue in this year's City Council race is deciding how Palo Alto should grow. This year's council election is... Last comment 1 hour ago | 28 comments

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Police nab road-rage suspect near Stanford Hospital
The Palo Alto police have taken a man into custody near Stanford Hospital after locking down Nordstrom in Stanford Shopping Center while searching for the suspect Tuesday morning, according to the police department. Tuesday, 11:20 AM | 4 comments

Avenidas heads list of new Cubberley tenants
With Foothill College now completing its departure from Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto is preparing to welcome a fresh class of nonprofit groups, studios and educational programs into the sprawling center on the city's southern edge. Tuesday, 2:39 PM | 1 comments

State, federal bills focus on law enforcement gun storage
The shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle in San Francisco last year by a gun stolen from a federal ranger's car has given rise to new state legislation and a recently introduced federal bill each aimed at stopping law enforcement firearms from getting into the wrong hands. Tuesday, 2:41 PM

Palantir charged with discriminating against Asians
Palantir Technology, the data-mining giant that has gradually become one of downtown Palo Alto's most visible tenants, was charged Monday with systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants for three positions, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor. Tuesday, 9:26 AM | 20 comments

Palo Alto OKs plan for $15 minimum wage by 2019
Palo Alto hopped on a regional bandwagon Monday night when city officials agreed to raise the local minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019. Tuesday, 1:37 AM | 5 comments

District: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site
Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school, but leaving the door open on a new standalone middle school or combined K-8 site. Tuesday, 8:21 AM

Burglars hit Keeble & Shuchat by breaking through wall

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to invest $3 billion in research

Air District issues third straight Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

School board to hold special policy workshop Tuesday

PUBLIC AGENDA: Cubberley Community Center, minimum wage, schools budget

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