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A Palo Alto son asks: 'Would I raise a family here?'
In June of this year, both my body and mind were in strange places. My body, in Thailand: racing through bustling Bangkok... Last comment 1 hour ago | 77 comments

For College Terrace Market, a shaky start
College Terrace Market, the longed-for grocery store at 2100 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, finally opened on June 14, but... Last comment 33 minutes ago | 66 comments

Palo Alto looks to streetlights to address wireless needs
As Palo Alto's voracious appetite for wireless data continues to grow, local streetlight and utility poles are transforming... Last comment 3 hours ago | 12 comments

Push to improve Caltrain tests 'Palo Alto process'
As Palo Alto moves ahead with plans to transform the rail corridor, city officials are struggling to reconcile two seemingly... Last comment 2 hours ago | 39 comments

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Proposed cafe means lunch program will need new home
Avenidas, a nonprofit that provides services to seniors, plans to open a cafe in its center at 450 Bryant St. -- ending speculation that it might continue to host lunch program La Comida. Wednesday, 3:25 PM

A 'new beginning' for Ravenswood Middle School
It was not only the first day of middle school for just under 300 sixth-graders at the Ravenswood Middle School in East Palo Alto on Wednesday morning, but also the first-ever day for the district's new standalone middle school. Wednesday, 2:32 PM

Council OKs new shuttle route
Palo Alto's efforts to revitalize its free shuttle program got a major boost late Monday night when the City Council approved the Palo Alto Transit Vision Plan. Wednesday, 8:48 AM | 12 comments

Midpeninsula events, safety tips for the upcoming solar eclipse
The Midpeninsula is getting ready for Monday's solar eclipse that will be visible from the continental U.S. for the first time in nearly 40 years. Wednesday, 12:18 PM | 2 comments

Gunn High student dies by suicide
Gunn High School Principal Kathie Laurence, in an email to school families Tuesday afternoon, is urging parents to talk openly with their children and to reach out for help if needed following the death by suicide of a senior in his home on Tuesday. Tuesday, 5:48 PM

Weekend 'March on Google' canceled, organizer says
A right-wing rally that was scheduled for Google headquarters in Mountain View drew safety concerns from city leaders, but it looks like the event won't be happening due to claimed threats. Wednesday, 9:56 AM | 42 comments

Blood Center seeks donations
A recent drop in blood donations has led the Stanford Blood Center to ask Bay Area residents to donate blood to help meet the needs of local hospitals.
Wednesday, 1:21 PM

Dumbarton corridor study suggests expedited changes

Actor John Heard died of natural causes

Classes in session at elementary, middle schools

Keene: City to hold off on evictions of First Baptist groups

City looks to streetlights to address wireless needs

Paly, Gunn High start new school year

PUBLIC AGENDA: Transit Vision Plan vote; Safe Routes to School discussion

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