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Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters... Last comment 40 minutes ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto settles suit over affordable housing
After five years of litigation, Palo Alto officials on Monday reached an agreement with a developer who challenged a city... Last comment 14 hours ago | 11 comments

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?
Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and... Last comment 4 hours ago | 76 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto: School board's OCR spending tops $366,000
The Palo Alto school district has spent a total of more than $366,000 in outside legal fees on Office for Civil Rights-related issues since late 2011, when the first of 11 discrimination complaints was filed through the federal agency, according to data presented by Superintendent Max McGee at the Oct. 28 board meeting. Thursday, 1:58 PM | 17 comments

Bowman International School purchases nearby property
Palo Alto's independent Bowman International School has purchased a 0.6-acre property just up the road, with plans to expand its current programming and house a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) lab. Thursday, 3:19 PM

VA tree-clearing taking place near Bol Park in Palo Alto
Joggers, cyclists and residents in the Barron Park neighborhood are concerned about a tree-clearing project that has removed 400 feet of trees and shrubs near the Bol Park bicycle path. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 8 comments

Stanford students join in national sexual-assault protest
An almost funeral-like procession of about 100 somber Stanford University students marched from White Plaza to the Main Quad in complete silence Wednesday afternoon, carrying dorm mattresses above their heads in symbolic solidarity with survivors of sexual violence. Thursday, 9:13 AM | 2 comments

Stanford doctor in voluntary quarantine
A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced precautions barring faculty, students and medical professionals who have traveled to areas affected by the Ebola virus from campus for 21 days after they return home. Thursday, 10:02 AM | 5 comments

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit
As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters to ditch their cars, officials are also planting the seeds for a new nonprofit organization that will ultimately oversee these efforts. Wednesday, 11:00 PM | 16 comments

Stanford apologizes to voters for 'election guide'
Stanford University is investigating an independent academic research study conducted by Stanford and Dartmouth College political science professors who sent official-looking informational mailers to 100,000 Montana voters just weeks before Election Day. Wednesday, 9:09 AM | 6 comments

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Read the recommendations of the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online for the November 4, 2014 election. Saturday, 5:02 PM

State launches crackdown on underage drinking

East Palo Alto: Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made

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