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New fines target Palo Alto's water wasters
Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement... Last comment 1 hour ago | 34 comments

Palo Alto eyes reforms after transparency gaffes
A week after Palo Alto officials offered public apologies for their secret and ultimately ill-fated negotiations with developer... Last comment 15 hours ago | 39 comments

Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles
Palo Alto's small fleet of shuttles could grow substantially in the coming months, as the city prepares to unveil new routes... Last comment 19 hours ago | 41 comments

3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect
A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today.... Last comment 19 minutes ago | 49 comments

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Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue
The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing development with 30 homes, according to plans submitted to the city Wednesday. Thursday, 9:56 AM | 5 comments

Palo Alto community fixture Ellen Wyman dies at 86
Ellen Wyman, a longtime resident and activist in Palo Alto, died on Sunday, Sept. 14, following years of frail health, her son Tom Wyman said. Wednesday, 8:17 PM

Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings
With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade local laws to discourage the construction of seismically shaky homes. Thursday, 7:59 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto seeks $9.4M from Mitchell Park Library contractor
Palo Alto is seeking more than $9 million from a contractor that the city deems primarily responsible for the botched reconstruction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center. Wednesday, 12:43 PM | 8 comments

Gunn High senior publishes children's book on autism
Inspired by a friend and class assignment, an autistic senior at Gunn High School has self-published a children's book on autism. Thursday, 7:56 AM | 2 comments

Board candidates seek to differentiate themselves
While seeming to find common ground on many of the key issues facing the Palo Alto school district, the five candidates for school board Tuesday night, in their second debate of the election season, strove to distinguish themselves by detailing their previous professional and schools-related experience. Wednesday, 9:24 AM | 22 comments

Stanford professor wins MacArthur 'genius grant'
A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's "genius grant." Wednesday, 8:57 AM | 4 comments

East Palo Alto city manager retains hiring power
The authority to appoint East Palo Alto's new police chief will remain with the city manager, the City Council agreed on Tuesday night. Wednesday, 9:45 AM | 1 comments

East Palo Alto man's murder trial to begin

Palo Alto eyes reforms after transparency gaffes

Palo Alto approves new fines for water wasters

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