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Why leash laws? There are plenty of good reasons
As a lifelong South Bay resident and outdoor enthusiast, I treasure our community's public open spaces. One of my favorite... Last comment 3 hours ago | 70 comments

Palo Alto commits funds to fight solo-driving
Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council... Last comment 4 hours ago | 17 comments

Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site
After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto... Last comment 32 minutes ago | 26 comments

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench
As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and... Last comment on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:13 pm | 95 comments

 
 
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Report: District failed to follow law, policy in sex-assault case
A highly critical report released Wednesday afternoon details how Palo Alto High School and district administrators repeatedly failed to properly respond to a student who reported she had been sexually assaulted at Paly in 2016. Wednesday, 9:39 PM | 34 comments

City commits funds to fight solo-driving
Palo Alto's drive to shift the commute patterns of downtown employees received a big boost this week, when the City Council upped its contribution to the new nonprofit charged with orchestrating the effort. Wednesday, 1:40 PM | 17 comments

Palo Alto wins grant for crafting new vision for Fry's site
After years of talking about plans to transform the area around Fry's Electronics in the Ventura neighborhood, Palo Alto officials finally have the funds to start forging the new vision. Wednesday, 11:20 AM | 26 comments

School board to test new public-comment rules
The school board is testing a series of limits on public comment, but some community members are voicing concern that this could hinder their ability to provide feedback. Thursday, 9:06 AM | 7 comments

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench
Palo Alto's effort to separate the railroad tracks from local streets will, by any account, likely require the seizure of private property, cause years of traffic disruptions and cost more than $1 billion, much coming from who-knows-where. Thursday, 5:22 PM | 95 comments

Condos and townhouses approved for Compadres site
A building once renowned for enchiladas and margaritas will soon be demolished to make way for townhouses and condominiums under a proposal that the City Council approved Monday night. Tuesday, 12:59 AM | 20 comments

Community Notebook: City, YMCA hosting health fair
It's not too late to get started on your fitness-related New Year's resolution at the third annual Palo Alto Community Health Fair this Saturday. Thursday, 8:49 AM | 2 comments

Fundraiser for earthquake relief in Oaxaca

Community Notebook: Teen organizes wellness conference

Bay Area forecast: Cooler temps, windy weather

School board to discuss superintendent's performance

Two on school board call for superintendent's removal

PUBLIC AGENDA: TMA funds; superintendent evaluation

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