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Google pledges $1 billion for rapid new housing growth in Bay Area
As the housing crisis reaches new levels of despair, Google is launching a $1 billion campaign to reverse the trend. The... Last comment on Jun 24, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 18 comments

He was a married hospital technician and a Boy Scouts leader. Was former Palo Alto resident John Getreu also a serial killer?
Some who have known John Arthur Getreu have seen a seemingly normal person who volunteered with civic groups. But others... Last comment on Jun 22, 2019 at 10:54 am | 11 comments

Editorial: As county review proceeds, Stanford should focus on public's desire to see future development impacts contained on the campus
The first test of whether Santa Clara County policymakers are willing to back up the recommendations of its planning staff... Last comment 3 hours ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto bans new cell towers next to public schools
Bowing to concerns from a group of residents, the Palo Alto City Council agreed this week to ban the installation of wireless... Last comment 9 hours ago | 18 comments

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Police investigating incident at mobile home park, where man was found mortally injured
A resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto was found mortally wounded on Monday evening, prompting police to investigate his death, police said Tuesday. A neighbor said the man's roommate discovered him with stab wounds. Tuesday, 4:16 PM

Woman groped by man while walking through Crescent Park neighborhood
A woman walking in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood on Monday night was approached by a man who sexually battered her and fled in a car on University Avenue, police said. Tuesday, 6:10 PM

Car dealership gets green light for former Ming's site
A contentious proposal to build a Mercedes-Benz and Audi dealership in the Baylands won the City Council's approval Monday night, despite concerns from citizens and major reservations from the city's Architectural Review Board. Tuesday, 1:01 AM | 20 comments

Palo Alto banks on fiber to transform utilities
After nearly 20 years of trying -- and failing -- to expand the city's fiber ring, Palo Alto leaders are now flirting with a new vision for the valuable underground network: using it at a launch pad for transforming local utilities. Tuesday, 5:12 PM | 1 comments

Stanford pitches $4.7B deal to county for campus expansion
Stanford University offered the county a deal on Monday that would commit $4.7 billion toward housing, transportation projects and public schools in exchange for approval of the university's expansion plans. Monday, 5:59 PM | 17 comments

Businesses in Palo Alto required to color-code trash bags starting July 2020
As part of an effort to reduce waste, Palo Alto will soon require businesses to use colored bags to separate recyclable items from those bound for the landfill. Tuesday, 2:53 PM | 2 comments

Jones Mortuary could be uprooted for office building
East Palo Alto's only funeral home, Jones Mortuary, could be razed and replaced by a multistory office building, according to city documents. Monday, 5:06 PM | 12 comments

Webcast: On the trail of a killer

He was a married hospital technician and a Boy Scouts leader. Was former Palo Alto resident John Getreu also a serial killer?

Skyline murder suspect declines to enter plea, asks for time

County to open new clinic with Planned Parenthood

Palo Alto eager to start work on new bike bridge over Adobe Creek

East Palo Alto to add affordable homes, new transit connections with $20M grant

With sexual misconduct reports going down, school district restructures Title IX office

Opinion: It's time to take Cubberley 'co-design' to a higher level

Palo Alto marks Pride Month with events celebrating LGBTQ community

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on new car dealership; eliminating library fines

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