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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 3 hours ago | 33 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 4 minutes ago | 33 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 3 hours ago | 26 comments

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"Palo Alto Street"
Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013


Caltrain strikes unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto
A Caltrain struck an unoccupied vehicle in Palo Alto Friday night. Saturday, 11:12 AM | 5 comments

Longtime 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

Around Town: Bay Trail work set to begin
In the latest Around Town column, the Palo Alto City Auditor's Office will face an audit of its own, work is scheduled to start on a critical segment of the Bay Trail and a new voting system is set to debut next year. Saturday, 7:38 AM

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 | 3 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 | 17 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

Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building

Church celebration Saturday to look back — and forward

Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

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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