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County abruptly halts development-agreement talks for Stanford's expansion
Citing significant concerns about Stanford University’s newly announced deal with the Palo Alto Unified School District,... Last comment on Apr 18, 2019 at 2:25 am | 34 comments

Palo Alto looks to distance cell antennas from homes, schools
Seeking to strike a balance between federal requirements and resident concerns, Palo Alto approved on Monday night a new... Last comment on Apr 17, 2019 at 8:17 pm | 17 comments

City staff: Palo Alto needs residents to do better job of sorting, cleaning recyclables
Contamination restrictions for recyclables have become more strict in China, affecting sorting stations in the U.S. and pushing... Last comment 19 hours ago | 25 comments

To fight climate change, Palo Alto looks to boost electric cars, plant thousands of trees
Palo Alto plans to plant thousands of trees, install more electric vehicles in local garages and -- at long last -- retire... Last comment on Apr 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm | 47 comments

 
 
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Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither
The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin brought the intended headlines, leading the public to believe that an actual deal had been reached to mitigate Stanford's future development impacts on the schools. Friday, 6:52 AM | 2 comments

Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate
As the Great Immigration Debate rages in America and other countries, there's a modest bit of sanity -- and humanity -- happening in Palo Alto that brings people virtually face to face with real immigrants. Friday, 6:53 AM | 1 comments

City: University Avenue will be partly closed Saturday, early next week
Motorists planning to travel through downtown Palo Alto in the coming days can expect detours as a result of roadwork, city staff announced Thursday. Friday, 7:02 AM

Over Simitian objections, school board voices support for Stanford agreement
Palo Alto school district leaders on Tuesday lauded a proposed agreement between the district and Stanford University -- a deal that includes an estimated $140 million in benefits and a provision that threatens to upend the entire approval process for the university's expansion plan. Tuesday, 10:12 PM | 49 comments

Palo Alto aligns itself against 'one-size-fits-all' housing bills
Responding to a flurry of housing bills moving through Sacramento, Palo Alto's elected leaders took a stance on Monday night against any legislation that proposes a "one-size-fits-all" approach to land use decision-making. Wednesday, 10:23 AM | 38 comments

Alarming data prompts East Palo Alto to consider smoking ban in apartments, condos
East Palo Alto is studying a possible ban on smoking in multiunit housing after a San Mateo County civil grand jury report called on the city and other jurisdictions to hold public hearings evaluating such restrictions. Thursday, 9:43 AM | 5 comments

Measles reported in Google employee at Mountain View campus
An employee working at Google in Mountain View may be among those diagnosed with measles. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 10 comments

County abruptly halts development-agreement talks for Stanford's expansion
Citing significant concerns about Stanford University's newly announced deal with the Palo Alto Unified School District, Santa Clara County on Tuesday suspended indefinitely its negotiations with the university over a development agreement that would have governed Stanford's proposed expansion. Tuesday, 2:03 PM | 34 comments

Scabies found in four Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus drivers
Four Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority drivers have been confirmed to have scabies, a skin rash caused by a tiny burrowing parasite. Tuesday, 1:40 PM | 2 comments

A journey of 9,500 miles. Why recyclables are heading overseas to Asia.
As Palo Alto works to achieve zero waste, there are new environmental obstacles arising from changes in global recycling standards that the city must consider since it currently sends about 75% of its recyclables overseas. Friday, 6:52 AM | 15 comments

School board, Stanford close in on deal for university's expansion

Palo Alto looks to distance cell antennas from homes, schools

Santa Clara County confirms its fourth case of measles

Palatella, McGlashan plead not guilty in college bribery scam

Episode 179: Recycling at the crossroads

City staff: Palo Alto needs residents to do better job of sorting, cleaning recyclables

Palo Alto offers raises to largest labor union

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed wireless antennas rules; fund for transportation nonprofit

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