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Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth
With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission... Last comment 2 hours ago | 116 comments

Local library subscribes to novel music idea
For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last... Last comment 8 hours ago | 6 comments

Zipcar pulls up in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto's carless commuters and residents now have their pick from 10 available-for-rent Zipcars, thanks to the car-sharing... Last comment 5 hours ago | 32 comments

Embarcadero Road fixes coming
Few road segments in Palo Alto flummox commuters and traffic engineers like the short but bustling stretch of Embarcadero... Last comment 12 hours ago | 57 comments

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The symbol of Tehran, the capital of Iran, and marks the entrance to the city. Submitted by Steve Tayeri on Oct 15, 2011

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Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies
Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was 88. Tuesday, 6:28 PM

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies
Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals and everyday people have been shocking and amusing local pedestrians for nearly four decades, died Friday after a brief battle with cancer. He was 62. Tuesday, 5:43 PM

NASA Ames to open campus to public
As it celebrates its 75th year, NASA Ames Research Center is holding a rare open house event on Saturday, Oct. 18, allowing a close look at the space research center's many technological wonders. Tuesday, 2:10 PM

Commission: parks struggling to keep up with growth
With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission is urging the City Council in a memo to pay more attention to local parks, which commissioners say are struggling to keep up with the city's recent growth spurt. Tuesday, 8:31 AM | 116 comments

East Palo Alto commences search for interim city manager
The East Palo Alto City Council tonight will review proposals from four recruitment firms, one of which will undertake the process of finding the city an interim city manager. Outgoing City Manager Magda Gonzalez officially left the city for the same post in Half Moon Bay after her contract ended Sept. 1. Tuesday, 9:22 AM

Local library subscribes to novel music idea
Palo Alto City library is one of around 3,000 in the United States and 5,000 worldwide that subscribe to Freegal Music, a downloadable music service that provides access to millions of songs, thousands of music videos and dozens of genres from about 28,000 record labels. Tuesday, 8:31 AM | 3 comments

County to resurface sections of Arastradero
Several sections of Arastradero Road near Palo Alto will be refurbished in the next month as part of a Santa Clara County road project that commenced Monday, Sept. 1.
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Suspect sought in Thursday groping near California Avenue

Annual Baylands race returns

PUBLIC AGENDA: drought update, build-to-line ordinance

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