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Years after divisive vote, Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting
Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to... Last comment 6 hours ago | 6 comments

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics
An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future... Last comment 5 hours ago | 18 comments

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification
After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention... Last comment 10 minutes ago | 37 comments

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site
It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about... Last comment on Apr 23, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 23 comments

 
 
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"WSP students create labyrinth"
In four days, high school students at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula designed and created this walkable labyrinth on their Mountain View Campus. Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan 27, 2014

 
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Proponents of Baylands compost plant not sold on new city proposal
With Palo Alto preparing to debate the future of composting on Tuesday night, several environmental advocates are asking the city to tread cautiously on staff's new proposal for a four-phased approach toward treating organic waste. Thursday, 1:59 PM | 4 comments

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto
With offices filling up in downtown Palo Alto and parking shortages spurring tension between employees and residents, city officials are proposing to start a business-registry program that they hope will help them solve the growing problem. Thursday, 9:51 AM | 13 comments

Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter
An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help from a $76,650 grant, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has announced. Thursday, 12:56 PM | 2 comments

Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting
Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to take a radical turn as the city prepares to toss aside the proposals it has received from the private sector and assume a more central role in building and managing its composting operation. Thursday, 8:41 AM | 6 comments

School board backs new high school classes, track at Jordan
Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday expressed enthusiasm for new class offerings for the city's two high schools, as well as a plan to build a long-hoped-for path around the Jordan Middle School field. Thursday, 9:41 AM

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics
An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future launched on a hopeful note Wednesday night, with a standing-room only crowd packing into the Downtown Library to hear a panel of experts take up the question: Who are we? Thursday, 7:58 AM | 18 comments

East Palo Alto man sentenced for 2013 home-invasion robbery
Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with a machete and a gun face three years in prison for their admitted crimes. Wednesday, 4:44 PM | 5 comments

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools
Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication that can save a child from dying from a sudden allergic reaction. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 46 comments

Palo Altan who fell in Yosemite climb returns to Bay Area

Palo Alto teens could get $84,000 for events, programs

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

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