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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... Last comment 29 minutes ago | 27 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 20 hours ago | 18 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... Last comment on Jan 21, 2019 at 8:47 pm | 9 comments

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 6 hours ago | 31 comments

 
 
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Man's voice causes home burglars to flee
Two men who forced their way inside a Midtown home last week, one of whom was armed, quickly fled when they heard a resident was inside, Palo Alto police said Wednesday. Wednesday, 12:43 PM

Police arrest alleged prowler carrying knife, stolen mail
A man allegedly caught prowling in a backyard within Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood on Sunday afternoon was stopped by a police officer who found him with stolen mail, a 4-inch knife and what appeared to be drugs, police said. Wednesday, 3:20 PM | 5 comments

City 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 | 27 comments

Residents protest approval of Verizon equipment
A group of Palo Alto residents is sounding off against a decision by the city's top planning official to approve the installation of wireless equipment on five downtown streetlight poles -- a ruling that is now being challenged by both the project's sponsors and opponents. Wednesday, 5:04 PM

School board considers future of Strategic Plan survey
The Palo Alto school board and Superintendent Don Austin will discuss the value and future of the longtime Strategic Plan survey at a Thursday retreat. Wednesday, 9:17 AM

Palo Alto approves new deal for waste collection
China's recent decision to stop accepting most of the world's recyclable materials rippled through Palo Alto on Tuesday night, when city officials approved a new contract that explicitly requires the city's trash hauler to track the final destination of local recyclables. Wednesday, 9:55 AM | 12 comments

East Palo Alto educational pioneer dies at 91
Gertrude Dyer Wilks, a longtime East Palo Alto resident who became a prominent and powerful figure in the community, died on Sunday, Jan. 20. Wednesday, 9:32 AM | 1 comments

Deputy City Manager Rob de Geus to depart

VIDEO: Restaurant critic retires

Castilleja School teaches artificial intelligence

Rangoon Ruby settles wage theft case for $4 million

Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto

Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station

Locals find inspiration during MLK Day events

Burglar livestreams break-in, strips down to her underwear

PUBLIC AGENDA: GreenWaste agreement; school board retreat

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