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Guest Opinion: Is racism also a local problem?
I write this cautiously because I am a white female, and while I certainly have experienced sex discrimination, particularly... Last comment on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 11 comments

Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center
A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one them lost their cellphone at the Stanford... Last comment on Jul 21, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 12 comments

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... Last comment 1 hour ago | 68 comments

Palo Alto hires new chief transportation officer, taps new fire chief
Philip Kamhi, who had previously managed Palo Alto's parking programs, will return to City Hall to head the new Office of... Last comment 6 hours ago | 19 comments

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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017


Caltrain's new vision calls for tripling ridership by 2040
Caltrain's plan to expand and modernize its train system will hit a critical juncture next month, when the agency's board of directors considers a new proposal that would roughly triple ridership by 2040. Tuesday, 9:11 AM | 7 comments

Discovery of noose leads Stanford to offer support services
Stanford University has tapped on several campus offices to offer support services for students and staff affected by the discovery of a noose found hanging from a bush near one of the residence halls earlier this month. Monday, 3:05 PM | 5 comments

Episode 191: Introducing the Peninsula Foodist
Meet the Peninsula Foodist, aka Weekly education reporter Elena Kadvany. On July 17, she launched a new e-newsletter covering the Peninsula dining scene, from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred restaurants. Friday, 3:32 PM

New Stanford Hospital readies for its fall opening
The new Stanford Hospital, a seven-story, plus-shaped complex that has been more than a decade in the making, is in the home stretch before its fall debut. Friday, 10:50 AM | 8 comments

Man arrested after vehicle and foot chase ends in East Palo Alto
A man was arrested after fleeing from a Menlo Park traffic stop and leading police on a brief pursuit into East Palo Alto on Monday night, according to Menlo Park police. Tuesday, 1:54 PM

Up to 15M Californians eligible for restitution in Equifax breach
As many as 15 million Californians may be eligible for restitution in a nationwide settlement of lawsuits over a massive data breach by the Equifax credit bureau in 2017, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday. Tuesday, 8:46 AM

East Palo Alto refocuses on affordable-housing program, as crisis continues
As East Palo Alto seeks to increase its stock of affordable housing, it is revitalizing its below-market-rate housing program with the help of a longtime ally: East Palo Alto Community Alliance Development Organization. Friday, 11:59 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto woman drowns while hiking with her family

New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park

Guest Opinion: Is racism also a local problem?

Palo Alto hires new chief transportation official, taps new fire chief

Road rage turns into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

PUBLIC AGENDA: Access to Foothill Park; evaluation of former Portage Avenue cannery

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