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Residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'
With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction... Last comment 1 hour ago | 44 comments

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave Cal Ave
Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized... Last comment 22 hours ago | 62 comments

Amid policy clashes, council to meet with planning commission
It's no secret that the rift between the Palo Alto City Council and its main land-use advisory panel, the Planning and Transportation... Last comment on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 11 comments

Editorial: An encouraging first step by the FAA
Prodded for months by three members of Congress and an increasingly organized group of Peninsula and Santa Cruz County residents,... Last comment on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments

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"Grand opening at SSL"
At the opening of The Bob McFarland Test Facility on Oct. 7, 2014, from left: John Celli, president of SSL; Brenda McFarland, widow of Bob McFarland; Chip Koehler, executive director, programs, SSL; and Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd. Submitted by Wendy Lewis on Oct 10, 2014

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As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs
As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is struggling to keep up both with the rapid changes in the broadband market and with the City Council's growing ambitions. Saturday, 8:06 AM | 4 comments

City prepares to ban two-story homes in Greer Park North
Weeks after the Palo Alto approved a request from Los Arboles residents to ban new two-story homes in their Eichler neighborhood, officials will consider a similar proposal from Greer Park North. Saturday, 8:05 AM | 3 comments

Residents pumped up about groundwater 'waste'
With California's drought stretching through its fourth year, the sight of water gushing out of Palo Alto's construction sites has drained the patience of Keith Bennett and his neighbors in the Crescent Park, Old Palo Alto and Community Center neighborhoods. Friday, 8:10 AM | 44 comments

DreamCatchers helps students achieve academic success
DreamCatchers afterschool program offers fun projects to teach low-income middle school students complicated math subjects, as well as units on "healthy behaviors" and "building dreams," to help students understand what is necessary to reach their goals. Friday, 8:04 AM | 2 comments

Holiday Guide to Everything
Check out our Holiday Guide to Everything, including where to get inexpensive stocking stuffers, recipes for winter cocktails, a roundup of holiday events and more to make your season bright. Friday, 8:18 AM

Police offer tips to prevent package thefts
As the holiday season rapidly approaches, Palo Alto police are offering tips to prevent packages from being stolen from people's front porches. Friday, 8:13 AM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto homicide suspect pleads not guilty
A suspect in a 2014 East Palo Alto homicide who was arrested earlier this month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder, attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Thursday, 11:34 AM

CHP ramping up efforts to reduce roadways deaths

Accent Arts, Village Stationers to leave California Avenue

Council set to rule on divisive downtown development

Community meeting to discuss tree removal, pipeline safety

PUBLIC AGENDA: single-story overly, dewatering, CLEAN program

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