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East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass
A new walkway connecting East Palo Alto neighborhoods on the east and west of U.S. Highway 101 debuted on Saturday. Construction... Last comment 12 hours ago | 20 comments

Webcast: RV parking program takes off
Alicia Garcia of the nonprofit Project WeHope talks about East Palo Alto's pioneering new Safe Lot program, which is giving... Last comment 10 hours ago | 14 comments

With Stanford offer on hold, school board members voice disappointment — and one goes on the offensive
Three Palo Alto school board members voted on Tuesday night to suspend consideration of a tentative agreement with Stanford... Last comment on May 20, 2019 at 11:36 pm | 80 comments

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Robbers invade Midtown home, steal elderly woman's jewelry, money, car
Two men who broke into a Midtown home alarmed a woman in her 70s, who was forced to hand over her jewelry, money and other personal property before they left in her car Tuesday afternoon, Palo Alto police said. Tuesday, 7:54 PM | 4 comments

Scharff set return to City Hall -- this time as utilities commissioner
Former Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff will return to the dais at City Hall --this time as one of the newest members of the Utilities Advisory Commission. Scharff was one of nearly a dozen residents to win commission appointments Monday. Tuesday, 4:39 PM

For sufferers of a disease that has confounded researchers, a glimmer of hope
A blood test that can diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome and that could potentially help identify treatments for the baffling illness has been discovered by Stanford University School of Medicine and U.C. Irvine researchers. Tuesday, 4:51 PM

Spurned by the FAA, Palo Alto may sue agency over airplane noise
With a new airplane route poised to increase traffic and noise over Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday to consider suing the Federal Aviation Administration, which has a poor track record in responding to local concerns. Tuesday, 12:29 AM | 37 comments

To get more housing built, Palo Alto looks to loosen rules on San Antonio Road
Months after Palo Alto revised its zoning rules to encourage new housing in downtown and around California Avenue, the City Council is preparing to extend the development incentives to San Antonio Road. Tuesday, 9:53 AM | 43 comments

Episode 183: RV parking program takes off
Alicia Garcia of the nonprofit Project WeHope talks about East Palo Alto's pioneering new Safe Lot program, which is giving people living in their RVs a safe place to park overnight, along with offering them critical services. Friday, 4:24 PM | 14 comments

Fond memories of a friend, a series of bake sales and one boy's hope to fund a cure to cancer
Addison Elementary School fifth-grader Nathan Carlsen died of a rare brain cancer on March 19, 2018. Now, his friends are raising funds for research into a cure. Friday, 8:05 PM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass

Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Around Town: Outsmarted; Affordable Housing Week

With artificial intelligence looming, debate over 'basic income' heats up

Food allergy clinics a test of faith for desperate families

Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Editorial: A parking strategy drowning in complexity and frustration seeks a lifeline

Opinion: Palo Alto needs a citywide municipal fiber-to-the-premises utility

PUBLIC AGENDA: Airplane noise discussion; proposed budget review

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