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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 11 hours ago | 20 comments

School board considers legal options for Stanford growth
The Palo Alto Unified school board will meet with the district's attorneys in closed session on Tuesday to discuss options... Last comment 3 hours ago | 24 comments

Middlefield Road 'road diet' set to become permanent
After an extended trial run, Palo Alto is preparing to make permanent the recent road modifications on a busy stretch of... Last comment 11 hours ago | 38 comments

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Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013


Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water
Despite local agencies' warnings that a storm Wednesday could cause flash floods and dangerous winds, Palo Alto weathered the initial rainstorm with only a power outage and some ponding of water on roadways as of Wednesday night. Wednesday, 11:16 PM | 1 comments

Man with dementia missing since Wednesday morning
Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man with dementia who has been missing since Wednesday morning. Wednesday, 8:46 PM | 1 comments

City declines to interfere in President Hotel evictions
Residents of the President Hotel Apartments made a last-ditch plea on Monday night to the City Council to help them obtain an extension, a request that city officials indicated they are unlikely to entertain. Wednesday, 10:38 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto Unified settles Title IX case for $190K
The school board approved unanimously on Tuesday night a $190,000 settlement agreement with the family of a former Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on campus in 2015. Wednesday, 8:01 PM | 9 comments

School board backs teacher housing proposal
A proposal to build affordable housing for local teachers and staff in Palo Alto took another step forward on Tuesday with the Palo Alto Unified school board directing staff to identify a funding source to contribute to the project. Wednesday, 8:51 AM | 6 comments

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues
Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by the end of February, according to local food pantries concerned about a sudden influx of new clients. Wednesday, 4:35 PM

Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station
Palo Alto police are looking for three youths who reportedly robbed a man of his cellphone near the Caltrain station on University Avenue Monday evening, police said. Tuesday, 12:28 PM | 15 comments

Major storm bears down on Bay Area, flooding possible

First affordable-housing project in seven years wins approval

Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Geo Blackshire tapped as interim fire chief

City plans to build garage, remove trees

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes against relative

Ceremony honoring emergency volunteers marks 10 years

Priscilla Chan's The Primary School combines health care with academics

PUBLIC AGENDA: Transportation program update; staff/teacher housing proposal

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