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Proposed law could block President Hotel conversion
Faced with a public outcry about insufficient transparency and misplaced priorities, Palo Alto officials backed away Monday... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 29 comments

City prepares for smaller council
The city will find out if it can improve efficiency when the voter-approved reduction in council seats becomes a reality... Last comment on Dec 10, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments

Editorial: A stealth agenda for President Hotel
In a perfect demonstration of what is wrong with Palo Alto city government these days, an attempt to sneak through a series... Last comment 5 hours ago | 53 comments

Palo Alto again eyes City Hall upgrades
After balking earlier this year, Palo Alto officials are preparing to move ahead with significant technological upgrades... Last comment on Dec 10, 2018 at 1:32 pm | 13 comments

 
 
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All clear given at Instagram HQ following bomb threat
A building owned by Facebook, located at 200 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park, has been deemed safe after it was evacuated due to an anonymous bomb threat Tuesday evening (Dec. 11), according to Menlo Park police. Tuesday, 7:35 PM

Suit: Sutter, medical foundation made false Medicare claims
The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health care providers of knowingly submitting wrong or inaccurate diagnosis codes for some Medicare payments, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday. Tuesday, 8:43 PM

Man rescued from fires pleads guilty to arson
A man rescued from one of two fires he started in Palo Alto last month pleaded guilty to all charges on Tuesday, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 4:01 PM

Palo Alto teacher dies after officer-involved shooting
Kyle Hart, a teacher at Frank S. Greene Middle School in Palo Alto, died Monday after he was shot by a police officer called to his Redwood City home in response to his attempted suicide.
Monday, 7:35 PM | 21 comments

New deal to keep Rinconada Masters in the pool
Palo Alto officials approved on Monday a five-year deal with Team Sheeper to operate Rinconada Pool. The company made waves in the past two months for its tense relationship with Rinconada Masters, a swimming club that has been using the pool for more than four decades. Tuesday, 2:08 PM | 1 comments

Proposed law could block President Hotel conversion
Palo Alto officials backed away Monday from passing a zone change that would have helped the new owner of President Hotel convert the historic apartment building into a boutique hotel. Tuesday, 2:49 AM | 29 comments

Palo Alto approves raises for utility managers
After years of tense negotiations and frozen salaries, dozens of managers in Palo Alto's Utilities Department will receive 12 percent raises under a contract that the City Council approved Monday night. Monday, 8:25 PM | 9 comments

VIDEO: Update on Stanford's expansion proposal

Palo Alto prepares for smaller council

Shop Talk: Ulferts to open; Cho's to close

Editorial: A stealth agenda

Driver exposes self to cyclist

Longtime aging expert, now 88, heeds his own advice

Palo Alto Housing project clears big hurdle

From almost dropouts to career seekers

'Tis the season for giving

PUBLIC AGENDA: Rinconada Pool agreement; school budget study session

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