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Residents push back against housing project at Creekside Inn site
A developer's plan to replace Creekside Inn with 382-apartments received a scathing review from Barron Park residents on... Last comment 4 hours ago | 24 comments

City Council review boosts proposed condo project
The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when... Last comment 3 hours ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto prepares for key decisions on fiber expansion
As Palo Alto embarks on its journey to build a citywide fiber-optic network that delivers high-speed internet, a new analysis... Last comment 7 hours ago | 30 comments

After last-minute deal, business tax lands on Palo Alto ballot
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Bomb squad detonates World War II-era grenade found in Palo Alto home
A historic military shell and grenade found in a Palo Alto home on Thursday afternoon prompted an investigation by the Santa Clara County sheriff's bomb squad, which deemed both items safe later in the evening, according to police. Thursday, 10:50 PM | 5 comments

City Council prepares to settle 'safe parking' dispute between church, neighbors
The modest parking lot at the back of the First Congregational Church of Palo Alto looks like an unlikely setting for a neighborhood dispute. Thursday, 9:18 AM | 15 comments

As Title IX hits milestone, Stanford inducts all-female class to sports hall of fame
Women's athletics at Stanford University have come a long way over the past five decades since the game-changing legislation became law. Thursday, 8:58 AM | 1 comments

Residents push back against housing project at Creekside Inn site
A developer's plan to replace Creekside Inn with 382-apartments received a scathing review from Barron Park residents on Tuesday, with many arguing the project is too massive for the neighborhood. Wednesday, 9:34 AM | 24 comments

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to further support youth mental health services
As the new school year rolls around, county supervisors unanimously approved two ordinances on Tuesday to better improve mental health services for children and young adults. Thursday, 9:29 AM | 2 comments

City Council review boosts proposed condo project
The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when it gave rave reviews to a proposed condominium project at 800 San Antonio Road. Tuesday, 9:45 AM | 16 comments

Guaranteed income pilot program for Santa Clara County's unhoused teens approved
Santa Clara County will soon launch a pilot program to bring financial support to unhoused high school seniors after the county's Board of Supervisors unanimously approved it Tuesday. Thursday, 9:38 AM | 1 comments

Doria Summa, land-use watchdog, eyes council seat
Doria Summa, a longtime neighborhood activist and current vice chair of the Planning and Transportation Commission, appears poised to run for a seat on the City Council. Monday, 10:00 PM | 22 comments

COVID case levels fall after three-month surge in Santa Clara County
COVID-19 case levels in the county have begun to fall for the first time since mid-May, but still remain high due to highly contagious omicron subvariants, the county's top health official said. Wednesday, 9:51 AM

Palo Alto climate nonprofit hires high-powered state official
Having pledged more than $3 billion to address climate change, the Waverley Street Foundation has hired Jared Blumenfeld. Friday, 6:18 PM | 8 comments

What's it like to serve on the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury? Here's a peek behind the curtain

To combat teens' sleep deprivation, California schools must start their days later

Man charged in 1982 cold-case murder of Palo Alto teen

Santa Clara County's biggest drug scourge isn't fentanyl — it's meth

For Ingrid Campos, 'traditional family values' spur bid for school board seat

With board divided, Ravenswood district votes to drop its mask mandate

Around Town: Belgian teen pilot on quest for world record visits Palo Alto

SLAC researchers scan 600-year-old documents for clues about first printing presses

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Project Homekey update; funds for Boulware Park art installation

 

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