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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 on Jul 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm | 56 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 on Jul 19, 2019 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments

New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles
The percentage of people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled in the past two years, accounting... Last comment on Jul 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm | 30 comments

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus
Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near... Last comment on Jul 17, 2019 at 11:30 am | 27 comments

 
 
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Guest Opinion: Is racism also a local problem?
While racism has always simmered in this country, it erupted again this past week after President Trump exploded about the "Squad" of four. And while this is a countrywide concern, I started thinking about how we are faring locally. Saturday, 9:18 AM | 2 comments

Episode 191: Introducing the Peninsula Foodist
On this episode, meet the Peninsula Foodist, AKA Weekly education reporter Elena Kadvany. This week, 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 | 4 comments

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 | 2 comments

Palo Alto woman drowns while hiking with her family
A Palo Alto woman drowned on Wednesday while hiking with her family in the Feather River Canyon in Plumas County, according to the Plumas County Sheriff's Office. Thursday, 1:35 PM | 3 comments

New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park
Inspired by the success of the Magical Bridge playground in Mitchell Park, Palo Alto officials are preparing to open the city's second "inclusive" playground as part of an upcoming renovation of Rinconada Park. Friday, 7:10 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto hires new chief transportation official, 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 Transportation; Geoffrey "Geo" Blackshire has been tapped to serve as permanent fire chief, the city announced. Thursday, 12:52 PM | 16 comments

Road rage turns into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center
A road rage incident between two drivers fueled an armed robbery in which one them stole the other's cellphone at the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot in Palo Alto on Thursday morning, police said. Thursday, 5:27 PM | 11 comments

Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

Skyline murder suspect to receive mental health evaluation

For one East Palo Alto condo, 60 would-be buyers

Noose found at Stanford prompts investigation

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

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