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Faircourt joins movement to ban new two-story homes
As Palo Alto officials prepare to rule on a contentious proposal to ban new two-story homes and additions in the Eichler... Last comment 18 minutes ago | 14 comments

Ediorial: The ridiculed registry
When Palo Alto launched a business "registry" more than a year ago, the goal was to collect useful information about who... Last comment 13 minutes ago | 8 comments

Payroll, infrastructure fuel growing budget in Palo Alto
Facing a growing payroll and a City Council hungry for new garages, bike boulevards and public-safety facilities, City Manager... Last comment 10 hours ago | 49 comments

 
 
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VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines
On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Palo Alto's Chief Transportation Official Joshuah Mello joins Weekly reporters Gennady Sheyner and Sue Dremann to discuss the city's transportation challenges and potential solutions. Friday, 9:11 PM

Policing surveillance in Palo Alto
The tendency of policy to lag behind technology is nothing new when it comes to body-worn cameras, automatic license-plate readers, drones and other investigative tools. Friday, 7:39 AM | 2 comments

Editorial: Registry has failed to deliver its promised value
As Palo Alto's business registry enters its second year and with the recent release of some of the data compiled over the last year, it is clear the program needs help. Friday, 7:45 AM | 8 comments

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist
Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants in Yountville and Cupertino.
Friday, 12:36 PM

Four arrested in major Stanford Shopping Center theft
Four men who stole a delivery truck containing clothing worth tens of thousands of dollars have been arrested, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. Thursday, 4:49 PM | 7 comments

Tinkerlab: experimenting in the creative sandbox
Rachelle Doorley is an entrepreneur, but not the kind you might expect in Palo Alto. Doorley's Tinkerlab stands out amid startups focused on science and technology as a model for an innovative approach to fostering a creative mindset in children. Thursday, 4:27 PM

Faircourt joins movement to ban new two-story homes
As Palo Alto officials prepare to rule on a contentious proposal to ban new two-story homes and additions in the Eichler community of Royal Manor, a similar debate is starting to surface nearby, in a 50-home tract known as Faircourt. Thursday, 2:44 PM | 14 comments

Teacher will face charges for lewd acts with students
A former teacher at Aspire East Palo Alto Phoenix Academy has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly engaging in lewd acts with students, the San Mateo County District Attorney's office said. Thursday, 12:39 PM

Hazmat incident closes Palo Alto Transit Center
Palo Alto's Transit Center closed temporarily Thursday morning due to a suspicious substance found on a bus, a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman said. The substance was later identified as sheetrock powder. Thursday, 2:01 PM

Commission: Don't make neighborhoods compete for parking programs

Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

PUBLIC AGENDA: single-story overlay, transportation tax measure, parking program

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