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Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting
As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff... Last comment 15 hours ago | 91 comments

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy
The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo... Last comment 20 minutes ago | 105 comments

Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries
Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during... Last comment 15 hours ago | 47 comments

Opinion: My town, a love letter
Dear Palo Alto, It has been almost 26 years since we fell in love with you as starry-eyed graduate students arriving from... Last comment 45 minutes ago | 67 comments

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Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection
The intersection of San Antonio Road and East Charleston Road is perhaps the busiest junction in south Palo Alto, and certainly among the most dangerous. On Wednesday, the planning commission backed a plan to address that. Thursday, 9:17 AM | 11 comments

Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto
With the state's new rent-cap law set to take effect on Jan. 1, the City Council is preparing to pass an emergency ordinance Monday that would ban landlords from evicting tenants without just cause. Wednesday, 2:55 PM | 4 comments

New Stanford Hospital will finally add missing piece to its $2 billion facility: patients
After spending $2 billion and 10 years in planning and construction a new hospital, Stanford Health Care is just days away from its most-anticipated moment: wheeling in patients. Thursday, 9:28 AM

Affordable health insurance sessions set for this Saturday
To ensure more people are covered with health insurance, three information sessions are scheduled this Saturday in Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos about low-cost insurance options. Thursday, 9:03 AM

Commission supports expanded access to Foothills Park
Seeking to grant more visitors access to the scenic Foothills Park, the Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday threw its support behind a pilot program that would open the exclusive preserve to non-residents. Wednesday, 9:51 AM | 44 comments

Stanford decides to add plaque with Chanel Miller's words
Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, Stanford University has reversed its position and decided to use her chosen words. Wednesday, 8:09 AM | 7 comments

Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers
Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a City Council committee signaled support Tuesday for a new program that would lean on religious institutions to provide overnight parking for those without homes. Tuesday, 11:02 PM | 17 comments

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?

Three-car collision leaves nine girls with minor injuries

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley names next artistic leader

Episode 205: Stanford's plan hits dead end

PUBLIC AGENDA: Safe-parking program; establishing a 'priority development area' downtown; 2020 ballot measure

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