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Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto
As Palo Alto's population of seniors continues to grow, so are residents' anxieties about retiring in their hometown, according... Last comment 4 hours ago | 30 comments

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion
The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association is now preparing to bring its traffic-fighting efforts to California... Last comment 1 hour ago | 18 comments

Artificial intelligence enters the classroom
If you were at Castilleja School last week, you might have spotted a series of small posters throughout campus, each posing... Last comment on Jan 20, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 14 comments

Affordable-housing project wins approval in Palo Alto
Palo Alto reached a rare milestone in its effort to encourage more housing on Monday night, when the City Council approved... Last comment on Jan 20, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 24 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto struggles to find an answer on rail redesign
Despite widespread recognition that Palo Alto urgently needs to reconfigure its rail crossings to accommodate increasing train traffic, the city's elected leaders remain paralyzed by indecision when it comes to identifying a preferred solution. Wednesday, 1:26 AM

Locals find inspiration during MLK Day events
The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. lived on in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto on Monday, with residents gathering throughout the day to recognize and honor the civil-rights activist. Monday, 5:25 PM | 4 comments

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart
Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus, a City Hall veteran, will be stepping down at the end of February to start a new job as city manager of Westlake Village in Los Angeles County. Monday, 8:28 AM | 9 comments

Rangoon Ruby settles wage theft case for $4 million
The owners of local Burmese restaurant chain Rangoon Ruby have agreed to pay a $4 million settlement to cover unpaid wages for about 300 workers. Monday, 8:29 AM | 9 comments

VIDEO: Restaurant critic retires
Longtime critic Dale Bentson looks back on 18 years of reviewing restaurants for Embarcadero Media. Monday, 8:29 AM

Man pleads not guilty to fatal 2011 shooting in East Palo Alto
A 27-year-old man formerly of East Palo Alto pleaded not guilty Jan. 17 to murder charges related to the fatal shooting of Cate Fisher, a 19-year-old from Menlo Park, in 2011. Monday, 12:37 PM

Burglar livestreams break-in, strips down to her underwear
An East Palo Alto woman allegedly walked into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday and livestreamed a rant on social media before stripping to her underwear and walking into the backyard of the home, San Mateo County Sheriff's investigators said. Monday, 3:30 PM | 4 comments

Castilleja School teaches artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence was the theme of this year's Global Week at Castilleja, an annual week during which the entire school participates in activities devoted to a single topic. Friday, 6:56 AM | 14 comments

Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto

Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station

Plea hearing set for fatal Menlo Park stabbing suspect

Around Town: Entering the 'Shark Tank'; a welcome sight

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion

Palo Alto Unified settles Title IX case for $190K

Holiday Fund breaks record

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

PUBLIC AGENDA: GreenWaste agreement; school board retreat

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