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Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino corner
After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building... Last comment 8 hours ago | 38 comments

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater
Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts... Last comment 8 hours ago | 66 comments

New tenants sought for Cubberley
With its long-term future still in flux, Cubberley Community Center is preparing to welcome new tenants onto its sprawling... Last comment on Jul 23, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 10 comments

 
 
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"Grand opening at SSL"
At the opening of The Bob McFarland Test Facility on Oct. 7, 2014, from left: John Celli, president of SSL; Brenda McFarland, widow of Bob McFarland; Chip Koehler, executive director, programs, SSL; and Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd. Submitted by Wendy Lewis on Oct 10, 2014

 
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Palo Alto police investigate pedestrian fatality
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police, according to a department press release. Saturday, 7:12 PM | 8 comments

Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault
East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that began in Palo Alto, police Commander Jeff Liu said in a statement. Saturday, 9:17 PM | 1 comments

Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power
An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto Utilities representative said. Sunday, 2:20 PM | 3 comments

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally
Esther Wojcicki -- "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School journalism and English students she has taught for nearly a third of a century -- has embarked on an international mission some see as akin to flying to the moon, a "moonshot" dream. Saturday, 7:00 AM | 5 comments

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son
The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew Pearl. Andrew walked out of a group home for persons disabled by mental illness on July 11 at around 5 p.m. and has not been heard from since. Friday, 8:01 PM | 11 comments

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Race, policing and reconciliation
On this week's webcast, guests Pastor Paul Bains of the Saint Samuel Church of God in Christ and Commander Jeff Liu of the East Palo Alto Police Department join Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and reporter Sue Dremann to talk about the local reaction to the recent shootings in Baton Rouge, Minnesota and Dallas, the role of community policing, fear and support of law enforcement within minority communities, and the steps needed to bridge underlying tension. Friday, 7:03 PM

Housing eyed near busy Palo Alto intersection
After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building at the bustling intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road is having another go. Friday, 8:20 AM | 38 comments

Postal inspector probes theft of birthday money

Hangin' with the Best of Palo Alto

Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

PUBLIC AGENDA: secondary-dwelling units, school budget

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