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Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely
Stanford University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity has lost its house indefinitely after a university investigation found... Last comment 6 minutes ago | 19 comments

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban
The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and... Last comment 20 minutes ago | 33 comments

Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program
Is A,B,C really as easy as 1, 2, 3? When it comes to labeling the three levels of the City Hall underground parking garage,... Last comment on May 20, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 22 comments

Stanford set to roll out ambitious trail project
After more than two years of planning and designing, Stanford University is looking to break ground this month on an ambitious... Last comment 15 hours ago | 20 comments

 
 
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Downtown post office considers move to Alma
Citing critical loss of revenue, the U.S. Postal Service is considering moving its downtown branch to Alma Street at the corner of Addison Avenue, according to a May 11 letter to Mayor Karen Holman. Thursday, 10:50 AM | 8 comments

Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights
Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major expansion in its flights in and out of the San Carlos Airport finally got that meeting last week, but the news was not good. Thursday, 10:28 AM | 14 comments

Murder conviction in DUI case that killed Menlo Park couple
A woman who was driving drunk when her car struck and killed a Menlo Park couple in 2013 was convicted of murder this morning, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 6 comments

Search for missing Palo Alto flight instructor entails massive area of Pacific Ocean
The search area of the Pacific Ocean for missing flight instructor William James McAdams is so vast that the U.S. Coast Guard called off formal operations in the hours after the plane he was flying vanished, a Coast Guard spokesman said Wednesday. Wednesday, 4:31 PM | 19 comments

Palo Alto businesses to participate in Bike to Shop Day
If you ride on two wheels and like to shop, Saturday is going to be your day. The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, in celebration of national bike month, is supporting Palo Alto businesses through Bike to Shop Day on Saturday, May 23. Thursday, 6:11 AM | 15 comments

Crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous
Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents, local residents and the students he shepherds across the busy intersection of El Camino Real and Maybell Avenue. Thursday, 6:12 AM | 20 comments

Local mental health program receives WASC accreditation

Stanford fraternity loses housing indefinitely

Council redirects City Hall's proposed sign program

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