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Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks
After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their... Last comment 18 hours ago | 6 comments

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force
Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with... Last comment 1 hour ago | 6 comments

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall
Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which... Last comment 21 hours ago | 45 comments

 
 
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Man alleges excessive force, civil rights violations by Palo Alto police
A Los Altos Hills man is charging that Palo Alto police officers used excessive force and violated his civil rights in connection with an Aug. 3, 2013, traffic stop in which he was allegedly pushed against a squad car and had his arm broken by officers. Wednesday, 9:29 AM | 4 comments

Planning department sees senior-level shake-up
In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and is saying goodbye to two department veterans, one of whom has been leading the city's Comprehensive Plan update. Tuesday, 3:26 PM | 4 comments

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race
Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to run. Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 2 comments

YMCA refuses to budge on Page Mill gym closure
A special meeting between leaders of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and members of the Page Mill YMCA branch to discuss staving off the closure of the 35-year-old gym ended on a familiar note, with the organization again refusing to reverse its decision. Wednesday, 9:54 AM

Simitian aims to put county services within reach
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Tuesday, 2:30 PM

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force
Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with reviewing and issuing recommendations on the university's policies on and responses to sexual assault. Tuesday, 9:47 AM | 6 comments

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks
After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their ambitions and pursuing a less dramatic change to the city's zoning rules. Tuesday, 9:43 AM | 6 comments

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

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