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Dreams of a train tunnel slip away
A new study highlighting the high costs and steep engineering challenges of grade separation is leading city officials to... Last comment 59 minutes ago | 90 comments

Group nears final list of names for two schools
The woman known as the "mother of Palo Alto schools," a Japanese-American Palo Altan who was held at internment camps during... Last comment 1 hour ago | 75 comments

Commissioners split over affordable-housing
A proposal to create a new zoning district to promote construction of affordable-housing developments in Palo Alto hit a... Last comment 8 hours ago | 50 comments

We need new thinking about parking
I love our California Avenue merchants. There is no place in town I'd rather go for a pizza, a paintbrush or (if I thought... Last comment 6 hours ago | 32 comments

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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017

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Collision on Oregon Expressway kills one, injures two
A woman in her 60s was died following a head-on collision between a food delivery van and a sedan on Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto Thursday morning, a police sergeant said. Thursday, 12:54 PM | 23 comments

Hit-and-run critically injures East Palo Alto man
A 75-year-old man from East Palo Alto was critically injured Tuesday night after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run near University Avenue and the Dumbarton rail line in Menlo Park, according to police. Thursday, 12:12 PM

Man who planned to kill three doctors dies
A Visalia man who planned to murder three doctors, including one from Stanford last May has died, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has confirmed. Wednesday, 5:03 PM | 5 comments

Committee nears final list of names for two middle schools
A Japanese-American Palo Altan who was held at internment camps during World War II and an early Silicon Valley pioneer are among the people on a working list of new names for Jordan and Terman middle schools. Wednesday, 4:46 PM | 75 comments

Train-tunnel dreams slip away
A new study highlighting the high costs and steep engineering challenges of building a tunnel for trains in Palo Alto is leading city officials to consider pulling the plug on the project. Wednesday, 1:50 PM | 90 comments

State assemblyman to hold open house on Thursday
Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, had a "challenging, humbling and exhilarating" first year in office that ended with 10 pieces of legislation he penned going into effect on Jan. 1. Wednesday, 9:04 AM | 1 comments

School district to host experts on sexual-violence prevention
The Palo Alto school district is bringing two speakers to discuss with students, staff and community members issues from consent to gender inequality. Tuesday, 2:40 PM | 12 comments

Palo Alto seeks disclosures in labor talks

Cold snap continues this week

Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood

VIDEO: Airplane-noise update

App helps ID hundreds of species in baylands

College Terrace Market owners face lawsuit

Palo Alto Utilities tries to keep pace with technological change

PUBLIC AGENDA: hydroelectric rate-adjustment; draft Eichler guidelines

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