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Soccer star's parents sue Stanford University after her death
The parents of a Stanford women's soccer star who died by suicide after learning she faced disciplinary action filed a lawsuit... Last comment on Dec 1, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments

As e-biking accelerates, Palo Alto eyes new restrictions in nature preserves
With e-bikes growing in popularity, Palo Alto officials are racing to keep up with the changing legal landscape and impose... Last comment on Dec 1, 2022 at 10:30 am | 17 comments

Palo Alto advances plan to add 6,000 dwellings
More than two years in the making, Palo Alto's ambitious plan to add more than 6,000 housing units by 2031 is finally ready... Last comment on Nov 30, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 19 comments

Bicycling in the dark: Local cyclists offer tips for safer riding in the evenings
With the shorter days of standard time, Palo Alto bicyclists have more obstacles to navigate, from the glare of the setting... Last comment on Dec 1, 2022 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments

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VIDEO: As Apple employees watch helplessly, thieves take $35K in merchandise on Black Friday
Two people who entered the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto on Nov. 25 during a busy Black Friday sales event made off with an estimated $35,000 in merchandise, Palo Alto police said. Wednesday, 9:29 PM | 29 comments

Planned auto dealership gives bicyclists reason to cheer
Bicyclists rarely get excited about new car dealerships, but the one proposed for the former site of Ming's Restaurant would come with a rare amenity: a new bike path to the Baylands. Thursday, 12:23 PM | 17 comments

Former Theranos president asks for no prison time; prosecutors want 15 years
In dueling sentencing memorandums filed late Wednesday night, lawyers for convicted Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani told a federal judge that their client should be put on probation and not serve any prison time. Friday, 11:57 AM

Kiely Nosé tapped to stay on as assistant city manager
Kiely Nosé, a City Hall veteran who has been filling in as the city manager's top lieutenant since March 2021, is set to permanently assume the assistant city manager position later this month. Thursday, 5:58 PM | 2 comments

Palo Alto family gives $100K to Holiday Fund
For the 12th straight year, a Palo Alto family that wishes to remain anonymous has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, hoping it will inspire others to give generously. Friday, 6:54 AM

Community invited to nominate local trailblazers for Tall Tree Award
Nominations are now open for the 43rd Annual Tall Tree Awards, which is sponsored by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce and the Palo Alto Weekly. Friday, 6:54 AM

Holiday Fund: Women's shelter gives guests a place to stay during the year's coldest months
Through a $10,000 grant from the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund this past year, Heart and Home Collaborative is debuting a new service to shelter guests this winter: case management. Friday, 6:54 AM

Stanford to investigate university president's research over scientific misconduct allegations
The review comes after a student news outlet detailed suspected problems with Marc Tessier-Lavigne's research papers. Friday, 9:57 AM | 5 comments

Driving fitness, not age, could determine when to hand over the keys
When's the right time for an older adult to stop driving? Experts share the warning signs, which include "general nervousness," close calls and a delayed response to unexpected situations. Friday, 6:53 AM

Hopes dim for restoring former Fry's building
Poor conditions and new building codes have challenged the city's efforts to preserve the old cannery on Portage Avenue that until recently housed Fry's Electronics. Thursday, 9:19 AM | 20 comments

Soccer star's parents sue Stanford University after her death

As e-biking accelerates, Palo Alto eyes new restrictions in nature preserves

Cold front expected to bring rain, wind and frost to Bay Area by Thursday

Hopeful and hopeless: City signs off on plan to add 6,000 residences

Caltrain to reduce service for 2 weeks starting Monday as electrification project continues

Wildfire vegetation management begins on Arastradero Road

Palo Alto police accused of excessive force in lawsuit

The season of giving: Local nonprofits you can help over the holidays

Coronavirus central: FDA expands eligibility for omicron booster vaccines to children ages 5-11

PUBLIC AGENDA: Changes to Stanford Community Plan; long-term electric load forecast


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