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Palo Alto Tailoring closed three years ago. Customers want their clothes back.
Customers of a Palo Alto tailoring business say they have been trying to get their clothing back for nearly three years,... Last comment 4 hours ago | 22 comments

Guest Opinion: To solve housing crisis, decrease demand
Housing is in short supply in Silicon Valley, especially affordable housing. Unfortunately, no amount of the current sort... Last comment 4 hours ago | 34 comments

Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate
In the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has... Last comment on Feb 21, 2020 at 6:20 pm | 28 comments

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"Addison joins Climate Strike"
The three fifth grade classrooms from Addison Elementary School walked to Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 27 to deliver a packet of letters expressing their concerns about climate change. City Council member Alison Cormack joined them and engaged them in a great conversation. She then gave them a tour of the Council Chambers and explained how Council meetings work. Submitted by Jocelyn on Oct 15, 2019


Missing Palo Alto couple found alive, ending weeklong search in which hopes had dimmed
Search and rescue volunteers navigating their way through dense vegetation on Saturday found Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin in Marin County, where they had gone missing eight days earlier. Saturday, 7:48 PM | 28 comments

Palo Alto's last dive bar faces uncertain future
Three years after its colorful owner passed away, Antonio's Nut House, Palo Alto's last authentic dive bar, is still open, but its new owners worry their landlord might have other plans for the California Avenue property. Saturday, 8:55 AM | 9 comments

VIDEO: Exploring the art of trees
Palo Alto Art Center Director Karen Kienzle talks about a new exhibit featuring the works of 20 artists whose work takes different interpretations on trees. Kienzle also discusses the Art Center's unique role in fostering creativity. Friday, 4:04 PM

Outside spending in state Senate race ramps up in final days before Super Tuesday
With only 12 days until California's March 3 primary, candidates for District 13 in the state Senate are ramping up their campaign fundraising and spending efforts to convince voters to select them. Friday, 9:30 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto Tailoring closed three years ago. Customers want their clothes back.
Customers of a Palo Alto tailoring business say they have been trying to get their clothing back for nearly three years, but the doors of Palo Alto Tailoring remain tightly shut, leaving them staring longingly through the glass doors. Friday, 7:41 AM | 22 comments

Senior Commission? Sustainability Commission? Palo Alto mulls new advisory panels
Palo Alto's long-standing system of advisory panels could be heading for a big shake-up in the coming months, as the City Council weighs adding two new boards, disbanding an existing one and splitting its most influential commission. Friday, 7:40 AM | 2 comments

Editorial: Yes on community college measures G, H
A vibrant community college system is an essential safety net and path to opportunity for those whose options are limited, and voters should ensure it continues to thrive. Friday, 7:40 AM | 10 comments

Guest Opinion: To solve housing crisis, decrease demand

Man arrested for kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

Santa Clara County man recovers from coronavirus

Student injured by potato gun in class likely to receive $1.5M settlement

Ravenswood school district seeks public input on superintendent pick

Meet the 7 candidates who want to represent you in Sacramento

PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential bike boulevard changes; Magical Bridge playground project

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