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Panel: Stepping off college admissions treadmill
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, Harvard University educator Richard Weissbourd and Challenge Success founder Denise... Last comment 2 hours ago | 54 comments

Planning commission throws support behind granny units
For several years now, Palo Alto officials have been looking at one possible way to ease the city's affordable housing crisis:... Last comment 11 hours ago | 38 comments

Court ruling invalidates Palo Alto's 2011 repeal of binding arbitration
A state appellate court has ruled that the City of Palo Alto violated the law when it did not confer with its unions before... Last comment on Dec 2, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 9 comments

Page Mill bike-safety fixes speed ahead
A highly dangerous section of Page Mill Road near Interstate 280 for bicyclists will hopefully become safer under a plan... Last comment 14 hours ago | 13 comments

 
 
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Captured Palo Alto inmate appears in court
The Palo Alto inmate who broke out from Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose the night before Thanksgiving and stayed on the loose until earlier this week appeared in court on Friday afternoon along with a second inmate who escaped with him. Saturday, 9:03 AM

Mentoring nonprofit seeks to support high schoolers
Stanford University sophomore Akshay Dinakar recently launched Covalence, a budding nonprofit that pairs Asian college-student mentors across the country with Asian high school mentees. He hopes the group will help proliferate two messages he wishes he had received in high school -- one about being different and the other about academic pressure. Saturday, 8:18 AM

Facebook donates $20M for East Palo Alto housing
Facebook announced on Friday that it is committing $20 million to help create badly needed affordable housing in East Palo Alto. Friday, 8:47 PM | 5 comments

Traffic mess gridlocks Palo Alto for hours
A big rig breakdown on the Dumbarton Bridge caused a traffic backup in Palo Alto and Menlo Park that lasted for hours on Thursday evening, forcing some residents to abandon their cars to reach their destinations. Friday, 5:25 PM

Edgewood Plaza developer: City fines are not 'warranted'
The developer for Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto, who has faced steep daily fines for the vacant grocery-store space at the shopping center, has fired back at the city in a new letter that calls the penalties "excessive," unlawful and unwarranted. Friday, 3:52 PM | 12 comments

Page Mill Road bike-safety fixes speed ahead
A highly dangerous section of Page Mill Road near Interstate 280 for bicyclists will hopefully become safer under a plan to add new striping, signage and flashing beacons. Friday, 7:37 AM | 13 comments

Editorial: Give for the kids
Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent Palo Alto area, between those riding high and the many families living on the edge or in need of social services. Friday, 7:38 AM | 9 comments

Ruling invalidates city's 2011 repeal of binding arbitration

Palo Alto police seek man who exposed himself

Palo Alto commission throws support behind granny units

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