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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 1 hour ago | 16 comments

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement
Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit... Last comment 13 hours ago | 14 comments

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?
I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read... Last comment 9 hours ago | 66 comments

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future
Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave... Last comment 6 hours ago | 72 comments

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"Net Neutrality protest"
Protest in front of Verizon store on University Avenue. Submitted by Harjanto Sumali on Dec 8, 2017


Spare the Air alert extended, schools close due to smoke
As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing and many local schools are canceling classes. Thursday, 4:39 PM | 12 comments

Teen arrested for East Palo Alto shooting
A teenage boy who police said shot two adults in East Palo Alto during a weekend party and who allegedly tried to rob an ice cream vendor two days before the party was arrested early Wednesday morning, police said Thursday. Thursday, 11:07 AM

Sister-in-law to face trial in Palo Alto killing
A Palo Alto woman accused of killing her sister-in-law at a Greenmeadow neighborhood home on July 7, 2016 was ordered on Wednesday to stand trial. Thursday, 9:03 AM

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 to require Stanford University to give the district both land and money to offset the impact of additional students generated by the university's expansion plan. Thursday, 8:23 AM | 16 comments

Greene Middle School marks 'transformative' renaming
Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist, venture capitalist and mentor for people of color and women in Silicon Valley. Thursday, 12:53 PM | 21 comments

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls
Palo Alto Fire Department officials are exploring a new service model that would emphasize education, screening and other preventive measures. Wednesday, 12:00 PM | 6 comments

Dharap wins second school board seat
Shounak Dharap, a 28-year-old attorney and Palo Alto Unified School District graduate, appears to have won the second open seat on the Board of Education with a lead of more than 1,000 votes, though he and contender Stacey Ashlund have yet to call the race. Thursday, 4:55 PM | 20 comments

City sees a rash of car break-ins

School district equity coordinator resigns

Board discusses revised police contract

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement

Ways to help Camp Fire victims

Webcast: Analyzing the election

Arson charges for man rescued from fire

President Hotel tenants' future in limbo

Rain may arrive in latter half of next week

Sea lion found outside shelter

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