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Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real
The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores... Last comment 59 minutes ago | 54 comments

Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling
Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According... Last comment 21 hours ago | 10 comments

Police arrest man for alleged skateboard attack downtown
Palo Alto police have arrested a man who is accused of attacking a pedestrian on University Avenue on Wednesday. Read... Last comment on Jul 11, 2019 at 4:50 pm | 10 comments

What would it take to offer overnight parking to homeless students at Foothill College? $830K and political will.
Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen says questions remain about the financial and operational challenges created by Assembly... Last comment 23 hours ago | 36 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


Crossed wires, palm tree leads to unplanned power shutdown
About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers were without electricity Monday afternoon due to an emergency shutdown to remove a tree that had crossed power lines, according to an agency spokeswoman. Monday, 4:51 PM | 2 comments

New homeless census shows a spike in population living in vehicles
The percentage of homeless people living in their vehicles in Santa Clara County has more than doubled since 2017, accounting for 18% of the county's unhoused population, according to a new Santa Clara County homeless census. Friday, 10:45 PM | 9 comments

Episode 190: Who are the RV dwellers?
Weekly journalists discuss the diverse community of people living in recreational vehicles along El Camino Real and the various circumstances that brought them there. Friday, 3:33 PM | 8 comments

Man killed in head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 identified
A man who died while driving the wrong way in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto last month was identified Monday by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office as 33-year-old Jose Vasquez Navas. Monday, 4:32 PM

No Bay Area ICE raids occur following federal court order
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that were predicted for this past weekend in the Bay Area and which stirred numerous protests locally by immigrants' rights advocates did not materialize. Monday, 1:56 PM | 9 comments

Living on four wheels: The people inside the RVs on Palo Alto's El Camino Real
The more than 40 recreational vehicles parked along El Camino Real, just outside Stanford University, have been deemed eyesores, but inside them are people facing diverse circumstances. Friday, 6:54 AM | 54 comments

East Palo Alto eyes multiple strategies for shrinking the housing gap
Even as the city of East Palo Alto is reviewing proposals for more than 558 new market-rate apartments, condos and single-family homes, it is also embarking on a plan to build 500 deed-restricted affordable homes by 2023. Friday, 6:53 AM | 5 comments

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

California wants to allow credit cards at the DMV, but it'll cost you a fee

Police arrest transient for alleged attack with a skateboard downtown

City Hall managers get 3% raises in new contract

Palo Alto looks to overhaul parking programs

Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

To reduce waste, city takes aim at demolition

PUBLIC AGENDA: Newell Road Bridge replacement; Temporary art at Cal. Ave. garage

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