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Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan
A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives... Last comment 10 hours ago | 39 comments

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'
What was once a quarry that few in Palo Alto knew existed is now a quandary at the center of the city's debate about future... Last comment 10 hours ago | 10 comments

Council adds south Palo Alto voices to Comprehensive Plan debate
A citizen panel charged with helping the city update its Comprehensive Plan acquired five new members on Monday night –... Last comment 12 hours ago | 40 comments

Owner rejects nonprofit's offer to buy Palo Alto mobile-home park
The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has broken off negotiations with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian and... Last comment 9 hours ago | 90 comments

 
 
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Police: Man nabbed in San Jose after car pursuit in Palo Alto
A truck driver who police said almost ran over an officer in Palo Alto last Thursday night before speeding away through the residential streets was arrested hours later in San Jose.
Wednesday, 8:39 PM

New transportation vision targets congestion, parking
From congested roads to inadequate parking, transportation problems have been driving most of the debates at City Hall over the past year. These issues featured prominently Monday night, when the City Council discussed an update to the city's transportation vision. Thursday, 8:01 AM

FBI report details home invasion, sexual assault cases
A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information regarding cases he is suspected of perpetrating in Palo Alto and Mountain View. Wednesday, 11:14 AM | 2 comments

Caltrain begins improvements aimed at preventing suicides
Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved in August. Wednesday, 7:58 AM | 16 comments

Supervisors approve funding for Ravenswood Bay Trail
At its Tuesday, Sept. 1, meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors awarded $1 million in Measure A funds to Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen) to close a gap in the San Francisco Bay Trail in East Palo Alto, according to a County of San Mateo Parks Department press release. Tuesday, 3:40 PM | 17 comments

Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan
A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives from cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to alternatives to its bus rapid transit plan.
Tuesday, 3:39 PM | 39 comments

West Nile virus spraying set for Wednesday in Menlo Park
A large portion of Menlo Park will be sprayed Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after the West Nile virus was again detected in adult mosquitoes collected in the city. Wednesday, 8:57 AM

Council adds south Palo Alto voices to Comp Plan debate

No quick fixes for Palo Alto's new 'parkland'

Community Notebook: City's library system expands hours

PUBLIC AGENDA: Library Strategic Plan, fiber network, Comprehensive Plan committee

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