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Fire Department set to launch ambulance insurance program
The department's new insurance program, which allows residents and businesses to pay a monthly fee for ambulance transfers,... Last comment 32 minutes ago | 9 comments

Housing over parking? Architects propose building apartments on public lots
As Palo Alto advances a new vision for housing growth, two local architects are pitching an idea that they believe could... Last comment 16 hours ago | 18 comments

After court defeat, Palo Alto eyes hike to utility tax
After facing a costly court defeat over its historic practice of transferring money from its gas operation to pay for basic... Last comment 16 hours ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto advances redevelopment plan for Ventura. Property owners have other ideas.
After more than two years of planning for change in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto officials coalesced on Monday around... Last comment on Sep 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 8 comments

 
 
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Who's dying in California from COVID-19?
California's COVID-19 deaths are skewing younger, with the average age dropping seven years in September. Death rates are increasing for most racial groups, particularly Latinos. Sunday, 10:26 AM | 6 comments

City appeals ruling over 'illegal tax' on gas customers
After being ordered to refund over $12 million to gas customers, the city suffered another setback this month, when a judge rejected its plan to pay back half the funds in increments over the next decade. Friday, 5:16 PM | 2 comments

Air quality advisory extended through Monday
In response to continuous wildfire smoke in the air, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District extended its current air quality advisory through Monday. Sunday, 12:17 PM

Around Town: Tech error leads emergency notification for fire to disappear
In the latest column, answers to why an emergency notification for a Sept. 14 fire at a home owned by Larry Page disappeared and a community contest in support of the Great California Shakeout. Saturday, 10:50 AM

Palo Alto woman arrested in connection with Fawn Fire in Shasta County
Law enforcement officers from Cal Fire have arrested a Palo Alto woman they believe is responsible for igniting the Fawn Fire in Shasta County that had burned 5,850 acres as of Friday. Friday, 9:03 AM | 12 comments

Housing over parking? Architects propose building apartments on public lots
As Palo Alto advances a new vision for housing growth, two local architects are pitching an idea that they believe could generate as many as 1,000 new dwellings near downtown and California Avenue: constructing housing on public lots. Thursday, 9:16 AM | 18 comments

El Camino Park bathroom vandalized with hateful graffiti for a third time
Hateful graffiti with "derogatory language directed at white people" was found in the men's restroom of El Camino Park on Tuesday night by Public Works employees, according to police. Thursday, 1:19 PM | 5 comments

Santa Clara County supervisors propose $25M grant for homeless housing expansion
Two Santa Clara County supervisors are looking to pour $25 million into creating an ambitious network of homeless housing complexes across the county, with hopes of constructing up to 10 projects. Thursday, 4:37 PM | 1 comments

As Foothill reopens its campus, a quarter of the students return in person
Classes are back in session on Foothill College's campus this fall, but the majority of students are still learning remotely as the Los Altos Hills community college phases in its reopening. Thursday, 4:27 PM | 2 comments

City advances redevelopment plan for Ventura. Property owners have other ideas.
After more than two years of planning for change in the Ventura neighborhood, city officials coalesced Monday around a shared vision -- one that diverges sharply with the wishes of the area's two largest property owners. Tuesday, 12:55 AM | 8 comments

Stanford welcomes largest-ever incoming class as university reopens
Thousands of Stanford students have returned to campus for face-to-face classes for the fall quarter, which began Monday. This marks the first time since the pandemic hit that in-person instruction is the norm. Monday, 1:43 PM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: State announces plans to roll out vaccine boosters after full federal approval

As California's drought deepens, water use drops only 1.8%

After court defeat, Palo Alto eyes hike to utility tax

Housing proposal near Mitchell Park targets low-income residents

Bicyclist steers clear of attempted robber on bridge

Fire Department set to launch ambulance insurance program

Elizabeth Holmes trial: Nurse practitioner describes alarming, inaccurate Theranos test results

People paid a premium to build their home gyms. Will fitness clubs lure them back?

Nearly 50 years after father's murder, his family still waits for answers

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Project Homekey application; sidewalk vendor regulation

 

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