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Conditions in Palo Alto area hills are ripe for wildfire
Palo Alto and the Bay Area are at great risk for a large fire similar to the Camp Fire in Butte County, a California Department... Last comment 1 hour ago | 38 comments

Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents
For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto... Last comment 4 hours ago | 37 comments

Palo Alto sees a rash of car burglaries
A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's... Last comment 21 hours ago | 41 comments

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth
The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors... Last comment on Nov 18, 2018 at 10:00 am | 19 comments

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DNA leads to arrest in 1973 Palo Alto cold case
A man accused of killing a 21-year-old Stanford University graduate in the early 1970s was arrested on Tuesday, Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday. Wednesday, 9:54 AM | 3 comments

Police: Man exposes himself to girl in Fairmeadow
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl who was walking her dog in the Fairmeadow neighborhood on Monday. Tuesday, 1:11 PM | 3 comments

Fire Chief Eric Nickel to step down in January
After six years on the job, Palo Alto Fire Chief Eric Nickel plans to step down from his position in January to take the helm at the Santa Barbara Fire Department, City Manager James Keene announced Tuesday. Tuesday, 12:52 PM | 6 comments

City closures, suspended services on Thanksgiving
A list of local and regional service closures and changes affecting the Palo Alto area on Thanksgiving this Thursday, Nov. 22. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

City looks to tap into the value of wastewater
Palo Alto's new plan for water management calls for building new plants, forging new partnerships and -- trickiest of all -- convincing residents that their wastewater is good enough to drink. Tuesday, 1:55 AM | 9 comments

Sobomehin pulls into third place in Ravenswood board race
Tamara Sobomehin has pulled into third place in the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education race, nudging out a candidate she ran on a slate with for the third open seat on the East Palo Alto board. Tuesday, 8:12 PM | 2 comments

Locals hills ripe for wildfire
Palo Alto and the Bay Area are at great risk for a large fire similar to the Camp Fire in Butte County, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman said. Monday, 9:10 AM | 38 comments

Winter Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

VIDEO: Treating postpartum mood disorders

Man in phantom mask burglarizes businesses

Ashlund concedes to Dharap in school board race

Local moms speak out about postpartum depression

Housing proposal looks to aid the developmentally disabled

Search-and-rescue team sent to Camp Fire

Holiday Fund charitable drive launches

Ways to help Camp Fire victims

PUBLIC AGENDA: Expanding use of recycled water; utilities tech plan

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