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California Avenue work now set to stretch until March
Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now... Last comment 3 hours ago | 20 comments

Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown
In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to... Last comment 16 minutes ago | 4 comments

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for Palo Alto businesses
A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment... Last comment 15 minutes ago | 4 comments

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?
Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing... Last comment 7 minutes ago | 91 comments

 
 
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Human trafficking commission convenes first meeting
Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara County convened the first meeting of its new Human Trafficking Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Thursday, 9:52 AM | 7 comments

Ravenswood district seeks input on new middle school
The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is launching an "intensive listening campaign" to solicit community input about a potential new middle school for all of its sixth- through eighth-grade students, but Superintendent Gloria Hernandez-Goff is stressing that any changes are still far in the future.
Thursday, 9:50 AM | 1 comments

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility
As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, visited the Palo Alto VA Medical Center Wednesday and called it a standard-setting "crown jewel" within the troubled health care system. Wednesday, 4:13 PM | 9 comments

Billing errors lead to higher assessments for businesses
A "clerical error" has prompted the City of Palo Alto to send incorrect bills to downtown businesses as part of their assessment for the Business Improvement District -- a mistake that the city is now trying to solve. Thursday, 9:23 AM | 4 comments

Volunteers build East Palo Alto playground in one day
A new playground at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto -- constructed by volunteers Wednesday in all of six hours -- will give more than 3,200 children a new place to play. Thursday, 9:45 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto to appeal ruling from labor board
The City of Palo Alto will appeal a recent ruling by the Public Employment Relations Board, which has said that the city violated state law in failing to confer with the city's firefighters union before placing on the November 2011 ballot a measure to repeal binding arbitration. Wednesday, 9:20 AM | 7 comments

Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases
Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case, under which 16 alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs were arrested for a string of violent crimes, were arraigned this week on perjury charges, according to the district attorney's office. Wednesday, 9:21 AM

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Avenidas names new president and CEO

Palo Alto students return to school

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