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Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store
It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the... Last comment on Aug 16, 2019 at 6:21 am | 30 comments

Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions
Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and... Last comment 10 hours ago | 30 comments

Condominium project tests the limit of Palo Alto's new housing law
Encouraged by the Palo Alto City Council's newfound appetite for housing along San Antonio Road, a local developer is moving... Last comment on Aug 15, 2019 at 10:13 pm | 28 comments

Residents urge more restrictions on cell antennas in Palo Alto
Palo Alto's rapidly shifting rules for installation of wireless communication equipment changed again on Monday when the... Last comment 20 hours ago | 24 comments

 
 
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Longtime Palo Alto free lunch, dinner program for the needy ends
Homeless people who have been eating free lunches and dinners through the Breaking Bread program in Palo Alto now have to find a meal elsewhere, as the organizer switched this week to offering only breakfasts. Friday, 5:39 PM

Episode 195: Palo Alto's superintendent, one year in
Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Don Austin joins Weekly journalists to discuss his vision for the district and upcoming issues for the new school year. Friday, 5:00 PM

Superintendent: District to use data to solve ongoing issues
Don Austin, Palo Alto school district superintendent, said today his staff will give timely and accurate reports on 12 districtwide goals throughout the year, enabling educators to shift tactics as they go to ensure progress. Friday, 3:45 PM | 1 comments

With clock ticking, city considers another rail committee
As Santa Clara County prepares to distribute funding for rail projects in north county, Palo Alto is looking to create yet another citizen committee to advise city leaders on the complex and contentious topic. Friday, 6:56 AM | 15 comments

Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building
Only two retailers that remain in the Hotel California building in Palo Alto's California Avenue shopping district may need to find new homes if their landlord goes through with a plan to gut the first floor. Friday, 7:02 PM | 10 comments

After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Prolific Oven to close
One of Palo Alto's longest-standing bakeries, The Prolific Oven will close on Aug. 31 due to a "severe" labor shortage and increasing cost of doing business in the Bay Area, the owners said Wednesday. Friday, 11:44 AM | 1 comments

Church celebration Saturday to look back β€” and forward
In 2015, the Palo Alto Church of Christ faced a dilemma. Once a robust congregation -- with 200 members at its peak in 1968 -- by 2015, membership had dwindled to roughly 25. Thursday, 4:58 PM | 1 comments

Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for
If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added traffic that additional students would bring to the area. Friday, 6:56 AM | 7 comments

Planning Commission kicks back Castilleja report for additions

Police: Woman fights off two would-be robbers in Midtown

Two men arrested for car burglaries at Stanford mall

County brings nonprofit aboard for teacher housing project

Family fears for safety of missing disabled woman

Condominium project tests the limit of city's new housing law

East Palo Alto nonprofit seeks back-to-school donations for students in need

PUBLIC AGENDA: City responds to VTA governance report; Study session on school facilities

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