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City cracks down on tenants at First Baptist
After more than two years of providing counseling to Palo Alto teenagers dealing with mental health issues out of an office... Last comment 10 hours ago | 61 comments

New affordable-housing project proposed in Ventura
After meeting community opposition in its most recent bid to build an affordable-housing complex in its home town, the nonprofit... Last comment on Jul 23, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 28 comments

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions
In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout... Last comment 39 minutes ago | 38 comments

Maybell Avenue development moves ahead
A developer's plan to build 16 homes on a former orchard site on Maybell Avenue scored a major victory Thursday morning,... Last comment on Jul 22, 2017 at 6:45 am | 10 comments

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Actor found dead in Palo Alto hotel room
Actor John Heard, 71, best known as the dad from "Home Alone," died in a Palo Alto hotel room on Friday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office. Monday, 8:15 AM | 11 comments

Woman arrested for fatal crash on El Camino
A 53-year-old woman was arrested for a fatal car crash on Saturday night that killed an elderly woman and injured a man in Palo Alto, police said Monday. Monday, 3:20 PM | 14 comments

Garage fire causes an estimated $500K in damage
Firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Sunday night that left an estimated half-million dollars in damage, a fire battalion chief said. Monday, 8:54 AM | 7 comments

City considers extending office cap
Palo Alto's planning commission will consider this week whether to extend the annual limit on office development cap that the City Council established two years ago. Sunday, 8:38 AM | 2 comments

Stanford issues auto-burglary alert
Burglaries from vehicles throughout the Stanford University campus led law enforcement officials to issue a campuswide alert last Tuesday, advising vehicle owners to lock their cars and refrain from leaving valuables inside. Monday, 2:53 PM

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman
Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to connect CalFresh applicants to emergency food providers through a referral from a 2-1-1 service. Monday, 4:13 PM | 1 comments

Juveniles allegedly attempt robbery with utility knife
Two boys are accused of brandishing a utility knife at four younger children in an attempted robbery earlier this month near Ventura Court in Palo Alto, police said. Monday, 4:49 PM | 2 comments

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