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New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles
The percentage of people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled in the past two years, accounting... Last comment 4 hours ago | 25 comments

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus
Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near... Last comment 13 hours ago | 27 comments

Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real
The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores... Last comment 12 hours ago | 61 comments

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling
Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According... Last comment on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:44 am | 10 comments

 
 
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Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes
With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the application review with the city's July 17 release of the much-anticipated draft environmental-impact report. Wednesday, 5:00 PM | 15 comments

Lead paint companies owe $305M under settlement reached with 10 counties, cities
Ten California cities and counties led by Santa Clara County on Wednesday announced a $305 million settlement with three paint companies to clean up lead paint hazards to children in older housing. Wednesday, 3:38 PM

Noose found at Stanford prompts investigation
Stanford University is investigating how a noose ended up tied to a tall bush near a residence for summer students over the weekend, university staff said in a statement. Wednesday, 3:11 PM | 3 comments

Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020
People can weigh in on potential Caltrain fare changes at a series of public meetings the agency will hold this month. Wednesday, 4:37 PM

The Peninsula food scene gets its own newsletter
To keep Peninsula residents up-to-date on all of the latest culinary happenings -- from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred restaurants -- food blogger Elena Kadvany is debuting the biweekly e-newsletter Peninsula Foodist. Wednesday, 9:23 AM | 1 comments

Teens punch, attempt to rob man while armed at Stanford
Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near Palo Alto High School, but a fourth boy remains on the loose, according to a Stanford public safety alert. Tuesday, 9:27 AM | 27 comments

New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles
The percentage of homeless people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled since 2017, accounting for 18% of the county's unhoused population, according to a new Santa Clara County homeless census. Friday, 10:45 PM | 25 comments

Episode 190: Who are the RV dwellers?

California wants to allow credit cards at the DMV, but it'll cost you a fee

No Bay Area ICE raids occur following federal court order

Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real

Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 identified

East Palo Alto eyes multiple strategies for shrinking the housing gap

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

PUBLIC AGENDA: Newell Road Bridge replacement; Temporary art at Cal. Ave. garage

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