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Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month
As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for... Last comment 20 hours ago | 30 comments

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike
Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising... Last comment 8 hours ago | 10 comments

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief
A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie... Last comment 2 hours ago | 14 comments

Make finals optional this spring
Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy... Last comment 9 hours ago | 32 comments

 
 
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Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education
In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed, attorneys and Palo Alto officials spent hours on Tuesday wrestling with the question: How valuable are Palo Alto schools? Friday, 7:34 AM | 36 comments

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative
Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities, an emotional two evenings of public testimony and council discussion came to an anti-climactic end Tuesday night as the council unanimously gave permission to the owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park to close it down. Friday, 7:40 AM | 17 comments

Palo Alto residents seek creative ways to cut water use
With the state under mandatory water-use restrictions, Palo Alto residents are turning to creative ways to conserve water, including collecting rainwater, utilizing greywater systems and installed drought-resistant landscaping. Friday, 7:38 AM | 17 comments

Burglar sought after stealing drugs from pharmacy
A burglar broke into Maximart Pharmacy in Palo Alto early Thursday morning and stole drugs before getting away, according to Palo Alto police. Friday, 1:17 PM

Body found Thursday confirmed to be missing Palo Alto hiker
The Alameda County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body found in a wilderness area that of a Palo Alto man who went missing while hiking in the the Sunol Regional Wilderness in unincorporated Alameda County on Wednesday. Friday, 3:08 PM

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike
Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising the local minimum wage to $10.30 per hour. Thursday, 2:18 PM | 10 comments

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities
Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo Alto residents can do to conserve water, as well as the city's efforts. Friday, 12:50 PM

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