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Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site
It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about... Last comment 3 hours ago | 19 comments

New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry
Changes in flood-insurance laws may help assuage some anxieties faced by Palo Alto homeowners, as the federal Homeowner Flood... Last comment on Apr 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 15 comments

New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners
Palo Alto may be in the midst of turning itself into a bicycling mecca -- an effort that continues to accelerate thanks to... Last comment on Apr 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification
After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention to the thorny impacts of the project, which include downed trees, traffic impacts and a new power station that officials say would bring a new eyesore to the Greenmeadow neighborhood. Tuesday, 1:24 PM | 21 comments

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto
After years of encouraging residents not to feed animals at local parks and nature preserves, Palo Alto officials are preparing to institute a ban on the practice. Tuesday, 10:48 PM

East Palo Alto workers could get raises
A new agreement between the City of East Palo Alto and an employees union could give city workers a pay bump of 3 percent with fewer required furlough days. Tuesday, 2:16 PM

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site
It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about an hour for an ambivalent City Council to kick this vision back to the drawing board Monday night. Tuesday, 2:17 AM | 19 comments

Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants
For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's history -- collected from just under 500 donors, the Weekly announced at a reception on Monday night, April 21. Tuesday, 10:38 AM | 2 comments

First 'Our Palo Alto' to focus on changing demographics
Palo Alto's attempt to engage residents in a conversation about the city's long-term future will kick off Wednesday and continue in the coming weeks as the city hosts three panel discussions focused on the city's changing demographics and housing challenges. Tuesday, 2:19 AM | 7 comments

Palo Alto man falls in Yosemite climb
A 26-year-old Palo Alto man was seriously injured on Sunday morning after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National Park, according to the California Highway Patrol. Monday, 8:56 PM | 5 comments

New classes, Jordan donation on school board agenda
New course offerings for next year, the proposed issuance of a facilities bond and a $250,000 donation to Jordan Middle School are among the topics up for discussion by the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday, April 22. Monday, 5:17 PM | 5 comments

Palo Alto to celebrate Earth Day
Earth Day is today, April 22, and Palo Alto plans to mark the annual event with a range of environmentally focused activities throughout the month, from a talk by the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to an eco-friendly film and fashion festival. Monday, 11:01 AM | 5 comments

New flood-insurance laws hang premiums out to dry

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Cal Ave concept plan, new Paly courses, 'Our Palo Alto'

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