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Study recommends widening Newell Road Bridge
The Newell Road Bridge is old, narrow and, according to the state Department of Transportation, "functionally obsolete." Read... Last comment 11 hours ago | 24 comments

Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements
Stanford University pushed back this week against Santa Clara County's proposed housing requirements as part of Stanford's... Last comment on Jun 15, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 18 comments

Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration
Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch... Last comment on Jun 15, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 46 comments

Proposal for RV-parking zones gains momentum in Palo Alto
After failing five years ago, Palo Alto is once again exploring the idea of establishing overnight parking zones for recreational... Last comment on Jun 16, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 49 comments

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Budget boosts council's efforts on pensions, traffic
Signaling its renewed push to tackle local traffic problems, the City Council approved on Monday a budget that establishes an Office of Transportation and adds funding for a nonprofit charged with shifting drivers to other modes. Monday, 11:30 PM | 2 comments

Sleeping couple awakened by burglar exiting front door
Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose man suspected of burglarizing a home on Oregon Avenue early Saturday morning while the homeowners were still in bed. Monday, 2:51 PM | 1 comments

Cook to Stanford grads: 'It's our humanity that got us into this mess and ... our humanity that's going to have to get us out'
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke frankly about technology's local and global impact -- the good, the bad and the ugly -- during his remarks Sunday at Stanford University's 128th commencement. Sunday, 1:57 PM | 7 comments

One dead following multiple U.S. Highway 101 collisions
A wrong-way driver has died and another person suffered serious injuries following multiple collisions on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto early Sunday morning. Sunday, 8:21 AM | 13 comments

After confusion over Adult School compensation, teachers poised to get 16% raise
The school board will vote Tuesday on a 16% raise for Palo Alto Adult School teachers who, despite the fact that they are formally represented by the teachers union, have not received the same negotiated salary increases. Monday, 11:33 AM | 5 comments

Episode 187: The plastic ban; Hacker sentenced
Weekly journalists break down Palo Alto's new ban on plastic straws and produce bags and recap this week's sentencing of Ross Colby, who in 2015 hacked into and temporarily took down Palo Alto Online and its four sister websites. Tuesday, 8:09 AM

Palo Alto marks Pride Month with events celebrating LGBTQ community
In celebration of Pride Month, several community groups have organized their own Pride-themed events in Palo Alto, including the first Pride-themed movie night at the Mitchell Park Library and a panel on LGBTQ political advocacy. Tuesday, 8:09 AM | 1 comments

Attempted robberies leave pedestrians injured on East Palo Alto overpass

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire

New Stanford study stresses benefits of paternity leave

Stanford graduate-to-be, 70, hopes doctorate degree will inspire his peers

Man accused of 1974 cold-case killing near Stanford campus pleads not guilty

Nursing assistant accused of sexual assault arrested

Study: Build a new Newell Road Bridge that's twice as wide

After questions, school district decides not to renew contract with controversial law firm

Hacker to pay Palo Alto Online $27K in restitution

Ex-Stanford sailing coach in college-admissions scam gets no prison time, $10K fine

Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements

PUBLIC AGENDA: Votes on city budget, 'PAUSD Promise' Plan

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