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Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real
The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores... Last comment 3 hours ago | 59 comments

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling
Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According... Last comment on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:44 am | 10 comments

Police arrest man for alleged skateboard attack downtown
Palo Alto police have arrested a man who is accused of attacking a pedestrian on University Avenue on Wednesday. Read... Last comment on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 10 comments

What would it take to offer overnight parking to homeless students at Foothill College? $830K and political will.
Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen says questions remain about the financial and operational challenges created by Assembly... Last comment on Jul 15, 2019 at 8:31 am | 36 comments

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Teens punch, attempt to rob man while armed on Stanford campus
Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near Palo Alto High School, but a fourth boy remains on the loose, according to a Stanford public safety alert. Tuesday, 9:27 AM | 25 comments

New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles
The percentage of homeless people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled since 2017, accounting for 18% of the county's unhoused population, according to a new Santa Clara County homeless census. Friday, 10:45 PM | 13 comments

Episode 190: Who are the RV dwellers?
Weekly journalists discuss the diverse community of people living in recreational vehicles along El Camino Real and the various circumstances that brought them there. Friday, 3:33 PM | 11 comments

No Bay Area ICE raids occur following federal court order
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that were predicted for this past weekend in the Bay Area and which stirred numerous protests locally by immigrants' rights advocates did not materialize. Monday, 1:56 PM | 9 comments

Buffalo-milk gelato, Chinese zongzi and crossfit: The latest in local food and retail news
In this week's Shop Talk column, find out where Amity Crossfit moved to and about two new food businesses in the area. Tuesday, 12:25 PM

Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real
The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores, but inside them are people facing diverse circumstances. Friday, 6:54 AM | 59 comments

Crossed wires, palm tree leads to unplanned power shutdown
About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were without electricity Monday afternoon due to an emergency shutdown to remove a tree that had crossed power lines, according to an agency spokeswoman. Tuesday, 1:44 PM | 2 comments

Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 identified

East Palo Alto eyes multiple strategies for shrinking the housing gap

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

California wants to allow credit cards at the DMV, but it'll cost you a fee

Police arrest transient for alleged attack with a skateboard downtown

City Hall managers get 3% raises in new contract

Palo Alto looks to overhaul parking programs

Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

To reduce waste, city takes aim at demolition

PUBLIC AGENDA: Newell Road Bridge replacement; Temporary art at Cal. Ave. garage

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