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For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing
Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents... Last comment 3 hours ago | 82 comments

History Museum looks to rev up fundraising effort
A decade after Palo Alto officials set out to transform the historic Roth Building into a history museum, the effort is starting... Last comment on Dec 9, 2017 at 7:15 am | 21 comments

Editorial: The risks of secrecy
A new policy at the Palo Alto school district is a clever attempt to appear to construct safeguards against improper influence... Last comment 1 hour ago | 18 comments

 
 
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Council approves pared-down sustainability plan
The City Council approved a four-pronged revision to its 2018-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan on Monday, which will initially focus on reducing carbon dioxide and protecting potable water sources. Tuesday, 10:19 AM | 3 comments

City prepares to adopt priorities
The Palo Alto City Council is preparing to adopt new priorities for 2018, even as it acknowledges the need to stay focused on the issues of traffic and housing, which have dominated discussions throughout the past year. Monday, 10:37 AM | 9 comments

Small fire at Opportunity Center displaces seven
Seven residents were displaced by a kitchen fire at the Opportunity Center on Saturday that resulted in significant water damage, a fire official said. Tuesday, 9:32 AM

Spare the Air alert in effect
A fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Tuesday because of continued dry and calm weather conditions. Monday, 3:25 PM

VIDEO: Ross Road changes
Chris Corrao, a city of Palo Alto senior transportation planner, explains the reasons behind street modifications on Ross Road and various methods to improve traffic and bicycle safety. Monday, 8:19 AM | 29 comments

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing
Residents say recent changes to make Ross Road more accommodating for bicyclists and other commuters are making the street more dangerous. Friday, 6:54 AM | 82 comments

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination
As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment and discrimination. Friday, 6:53 AM | 8 comments

Police ID man wanted in Menlo Park shooting

Holiday Fund: The gift of knowledge

Around Town: pricey landscaping

Editorial: The risks of secrecy

History Museum seeks to rev up fundraiser

Palo Alto looks to loosen rules for taxi fares

Woman sentenced for embezzling $736K

Man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Where to give for the holidays

PUBLIC AGENDA: History Museum update; taxicab ordinance

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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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