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Stevenson House shakeup boots director, staff
A major shakeup at senior-housing community Stevenson House has resulted in the dismissal of its longtime executive director... Last comment 2 hours ago | 16 comments

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension
After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following... Last comment 19 minutes ago | 8 comments

A gathering place, again: Formerly derelict Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center finds new life
Bucking the trend of many other mom-and-pop businesses owners who've left town due to rising rents, Steve Stivala, owner... Last comment 20 hours ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized... Last comment 15 minutes ago | 16 comments

 
 
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More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers sign new agreement
More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in a prepared statement Monday afternoon. Tuesday, 11:06 AM

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized over the topic for more than four hours before deciding not to move ahead with any dramatic development restrictions just yet. Tuesday, 2:04 AM | 16 comments

Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'
Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens of topics like balance, self-compassion, happiness and calm ("Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood" was the title of the 1999 event). Tuesday, 9:10 AM | 2 comments

Hungry for data, Palo Alto launches business registry
Seeking to unravel the many mysteries of local employment trends and commuting patterns, Palo Alto on Monday launched its long-awaited business registry. Monday, 8:16 PM | 1 comments

Housing Corporation fends off 'whispers of suspicion' over director's living arrangement
The Palo Alto Housing Corporation, a nonprofit that in 2013 tried to develop a housing complex on Maybell Avenue, on Monday fended off criticisms from residents who questioned its decision to rent one of the houses on the Maybell site to its executive director. Tuesday, 2:47 AM | 15 comments

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension
After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following a sexual-harassment investigation, the university has decided to uphold its initial decision to suspend Sigma Alpha Epsilon's (SAE) on-campus housing for two years, according to a university statement. Tuesday, 8:15 AM | 8 comments

East Palo Alto masseur in sex abuse case faces more charges
San Mateo County prosecutors have added five new felonies to the growing list of sexual abuse charges against an East Palo Alto masseur. Tuesday, 8:15 AM | 1 comments

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Google unveils new HQ plans with startling design

Proposed bill takes on cellphone tracking

PUBLIC AGENDA: Ride-share program, office-space cap, composting program

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