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East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass
A new walkway connecting East Palo Alto neighborhoods on the east and west of U.S. Highway 101 debuted on Saturday. Construction... Last comment 7 hours ago | 19 comments

Webcast: RV parking program takes off
Alicia Garcia of the nonprofit Project WeHope talks about East Palo Alto's pioneering new Safe Lot program, which is giving... Last comment 45 minutes ago | 12 comments

With Stanford offer on hold, school board members voice disappointment — and one goes on the offensive
Three Palo Alto school board members voted on Tuesday night to suspend consideration of a tentative agreement with Stanford... Last comment 10 hours ago | 80 comments

 
 
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Spurned by the FAA, Palo Alto may sue agency over airplane noise
With a new airplane route poised to increase traffic and noise over Palo Alto, the City Council agreed on Monday to consider suing the Federal Aviation Administration, which has a poor track record in responding to local concerns. Tuesday, 12:29 AM | 5 comments

To get more housing built, Palo Alto looks to loosen rules on San Antonio Road
Months after Palo Alto revised its zoning rules to encourage new housing in downtown and around California Avenue, the City Council is preparing to extend the development incentives to San Antonio Road. Tuesday, 9:53 AM | 1 comments

Episode 183: RV parking program takes off
Alicia Garcia of the nonprofit Project WeHope talks about East Palo Alto's pioneering new Safe Lot program, which is giving people living in their RVs a safe place to park overnight, along with offering them critical services. Friday, 4:24 PM | 12 comments

Fond memories of a friend, a series of bake sales and one boy's hope to fund a cure to cancer
Addison Elementary School fifth-grader Nathan Carlsen died of a rare brain cancer on March 19, 2018. Now, his friends are raising funds for research into a cure. Friday, 8:05 PM | 2 comments

Food allergy clinics a test of faith for desperate families
New clinics are opening and offering food-allergy treatment to desperate families, but some researchers say it's too soon to guarantee patient safety or even that it will work as promised. Tuesday, 9:07 AM

East Palo Alto celebrates grand opening of U.S. Highway 101 overpass
A new walkway connecting East Palo Alto neighborhoods on the east and west of U.S. Highway 101 debuted on Saturday. Construction of the $14 million project took 18 months from start to completion. Sunday, 8:51 AM | 19 comments

Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer
Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has led investigators to accuse him of the 1974 killing of a 21-year-old woman near the Stanford University campus. Thursday, 5:21 PM | 10 comments

Around Town: Outsmarted; Affordable Housing Week

With artificial intelligence looming, debate over 'basic income' heats up

Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Editorial: A parking strategy drowning in complexity and frustration seeks a lifeline

Opinion: Palo Alto needs a citywide municipal fiber-to-the-premises utility

With Stanford offer on hold, school board members voice disappointment — and one goes on the offensive

Caltrain's proposed four-track station could disrupt Palo Alto's rail-redesign plans

Report: Santa Clara County sees big surge in homeless population

Transportation projects to get a boost in proposed budget

PUBLIC AGENDA: Airplane noise discussion; proposed budget review

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