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Palo Alto prepares to launch construction on bike bridge
It took far more time and money than anyone had expected, but construction is finally ready to launch on Palo Alto's long-awaited... Last comment 6 hours ago | 16 comments

In changing times, faltering allegiance to the Pledge
Since late October, members of the Rotary Club of Palo Alto stopped reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at their weekly meetings,... Last comment 3 minutes ago | 40 comments

Commission supports expanding access to Foothills Park
Seeking to grant more visitors access to the scenic Foothills Park, the Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday threw... Last comment 2 hours ago | 74 comments

Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto
With California's new rent-cap law set to take effect on Jan. 1, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to pass an emergency... Last comment on Nov 20, 2019 at 7:59 am | 38 comments

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"IRA Nationals at Stanford ligh"
Stanford lightweight rowing earned a bid to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick Eymer on May 21, 2019


Palo Alto to pay $572,500 to man after violent arrest
Palo Alto will pay out $572,500 and require all its police officers to go through LGBTQ sensitivity training as part of its settlement with Gustavo Alvarez, who sued the city after a violent arrest. Wednesday, 12:01 PM | 19 comments

City delays urgency law on eviction
A proposal in Palo Alto to prevent evictions before California's rent-cap law takes effect will not be discussed until early next month after the City Council, erroneously citing a shortage of members present, delayed the hearing. Wednesday, 9:55 AM | 7 comments

Wood burning bans now in effect year-round on Spare the Air days
Wood burning bans will now be in effect year-round on Spare the Air days in the Bay Area after a vote Wednesday by the region's air quality regulatory board. Thursday, 8:30 AM

After more than four decades, Maximart Pharmacy to close
Maximart Pharmacy, one of the few remaining independent pharmacies in Palo Alto, is closing its doors on Wednesday after serving city residents for more than four decades. Tuesday, 9:58 AM | 16 comments

Sand Hill Property Company buys 'Four Corners' property in East Palo Alto
A property that is a linchpin of East Palo Alto's development plans at the corner of University Avenue and Bay Road has been sold to Sand Hill Property Company, the company announced Monday. Tuesday, 3:58 PM | 9 comments

Mountain View Planned Parenthood clinic opening delayed, patients diverted
Despite hopes for a clean transition for patients, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte announced that its new location in Mountain View won't be opening until the first week of December. Wednesday, 8:34 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto prepares to launch construction on bike bridge
It took far more time and money than anyone had expected, but construction is finally ready to launch on a long-awaited bike bridge. Tuesday, 9:02 AM | 16 comments

County to open Mountain View dental clinic for low-income, uninsured residents
Santa Clara County will open a new dental clinic in Mountain View next year, moving county-run pediatric and adult oral care out of San Jose and Sunnyvale and up the Peninsula. Wednesday, 11:31 AM

Judge blocks religious refusal rule that would've put county at risk of losing federal funds

Palo Alto utility worker dies after getting electrocuted while upgrading transformer

With new deal, Palo Alto banks on recycled water for drought protection

New community collaborative hopes to increase youth mental health services in East Palo Alto

Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on urgent evictions ban ordinance; update on Measure Z construction

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