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Editorial: Unfriendly skies
It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize... Last comment 5 hours ago | 24 comments

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas
Palo Alto's environmentalists cheered two years ago, when the city officially declared its electric portfolio "carbon neutral."... Last comment 15 hours ago | 51 comments

District's special ed department gets new director
When Superintendent Max McGee began his new post in the Palo Alto Unified School District last fall, one of the first changes... Last comment 6 hours ago | 6 comments

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles
Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build... Last comment 21 hours ago | 30 comments

 
 
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Mark Zuckerberg, wife to become first-time parents
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement Zuckerberg posted on Facebook Friday. Friday, 4:01 PM | 10 comments

Women arrested in connection with residential burglary
Two East Palo Alto women were arrested Thursday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City. Friday, 3:36 PM

District's special education department gets new director
Seeing a need for new structure, Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee has this year reorganized the district's special education department and its employees' responsibilities, most recently naming Chiara Perry, one of the district's three special education coordinators, as director. Friday, 7:53 AM | 6 comments

Editorial: Flawed new air-traffic routing system needs reset
It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize something has radically changed with commercial aircraft-routing patterns in our skies. Friday, 7:53 AM | 24 comments

Pet owners can be liable when their dogs attack
Muffin got lucky the day a large labradoodle attacked him and his owner during a walk in their Crescent Park neighborhood. The 8-year-old male bichon frisť with gentle, dark eyes narrowly escaped being mauled after the labradoodle jumped a fence on the 1300 block of Hamilton Avenue on Saturday, June 18. Friday, 7:55 AM | 23 comments

East Palo Alto streets to get more lighting
About 25 East Palo Alto streets will have improved safety after the East Palo Alto City Council voted to approve a new LED streetlight contract on Tuesday, July 28. Thursday, 5:21 PM | 3 comments

Department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes
The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to conduct targeted enforcement of alcohol-related crimes over the coming year, the department announced in a press release Thursday. Thursday, 4:58 PM | 2 comments

Palo Alto looks to get people to switch off natural gas

Air district board OKs $20M for Caltrain electrification project

PUBLIC AGENDA: Recycled water distribution project, utilities program for emerging tech

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