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Parks commission pitches a new project: A city gym
Eager to give Palo Alto residents a new space to compete, exercise and socialize, the Parks and Recreation Commission is... Last comment 15 hours ago | 21 comments

Two injured in crash following illegal sideshow
Two people are hospitalized with major injuries after they fled from an illegal sideshow, sideswiped a police patrol car... Last comment on Nov 28, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 10 comments

Housing near Caltrain? Stanford's proposal nets mixed reaction
For decades, the downtown transit center has served as a focal point in Palo Alto's ambitious plans for commercial growth... Last comment 17 hours ago | 24 comments

Fletcher Middle School's dwindling size causes district to propose enrollment lottery
With the student body at Ellen Fletcher Middle School shrinking by over 30% since 2015, Palo Alto Unified is considering... Last comment on Nov 28, 2021 at 11:15 pm | 20 comments

 
 
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Should sexually violent convict, deemed 'no longer a threat' by the state, be housed in East Palo Alto?
The release from prison of a man with a history as a "sexually violent predator" and his proposed placement by the state in an East Palo Alto neighborhood are stirring up opposition. Tuesday, 6:50 PM

As renter protection laws advance, landlords demand a voice
Seeking to protect low-income renters from displacement, a divided Palo Alto City Council moved on Monday to craft new laws that would restrict evictions and prevent sharp rent increases. Tuesday, 1:04 PM | 5 comments

Despite uncertainties, City Council backs underpass plan at Churchill train tracks
Palo Alto hit a key milestone in its convoluted journey to redesign the Churchill Avenue rail crossing on Monday, when the council endorsed the idea of building an underpass for cars at the tracks. Tuesday, 12:45 AM | 27 comments

Holmes, Balwani hoped to 'build the true American empire' at Theranos, text messages show
Text messages between former Theranos executives Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani that were read out loud during Holmes' criminal fraud trial on Tuesday revealed a more complicated story. Wednesday, 9:15 AM

Alleged carjacker caught red-handed by vehicle's owner
Palo Alto police arrested a man in connection with a carjacking incident at a downtown parking lot on Friday evening, police said. Wednesday, 9:18 AM

Burglars break into Palo Alto house but flee after realizing residents are home
Burglars smashed a glass door to get into a Crescent Park house early Saturday morning but left empty-handed after discovering the residents were at home, according to police. Monday, 5:17 PM | 2 comments

Stanford administrators uncertain if possible nooses found on campus were deliberate
Possible nooses were reported along the Lake Lagunita walking trail at Stanford University on Monday, university administrators announced in an email to the campus community. Tuesday, 9:53 AM | 1 comments

Parks commission pitches new project: A city gym
Eager to give Palo Alto residents a new space to compete, exercise and socialize, the parks commission is leading the charge on a public gym, which is expected to cost about $25 million. Sunday, 8:06 AM | 21 comments

Two injured in crash following illegal sideshow
Two people are hospitalized with major injuries after they fled from an illegal sideshow, sideswiped a police patrol car and crashed into a tree near the Palo Alto Baylands early Friday morning, police said. Friday, 9:54 AM | 10 comments

Santa Clara County chips in funding to keep safe parking lots open through June 2022
Safe parking sites in Mountain View and Palo Alto, designed to help a growing number of homeless residents living in cars and RVs, will remain open through June, thanks to new funding from the county. Monday, 3:25 PM | 1 comments

Holmes testifies that Balwani ordered her to 'become a new Elizabeth' or risk failure

Police thwart 30 to 40 people in smash-and-grab attempt

Coronavirus central: State health officials on watch for omicron variant

Stanford pediatrician pleads no contest for sending sexual messages to girl

Housing near Caltrain? Stanford's proposal nets mixed reaction

Holiday Fund: Where learning English is 'medicine for the people'

CHP to patrol Stanford Shopping Center, other malls amid smash-and-grab crime wave

Around Town: Palo Alto lights up the holidays with decoration contest

Help local nonprofits spread cheer this holiday season

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

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