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Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto
Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing... Last comment 8 hours ago | 39 comments

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized... Last comment 1 hour ago | 75 comments

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension
After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following... Last comment on Mar 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments

 
 
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Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store to close
Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday.
Thursday, 6:15 PM | 27 comments

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'
It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting its fair share from Airbnb and other services that allow visitors to rent rooms in local homes without paying hotel taxes. Thursday, 9:26 AM | 14 comments

Office for Civil Rights opens Title IX investigation at Stanford
Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights for violations of federal gender-equity law Title IX, according to a list released by the office Wednesday. Wednesday, 6:22 PM | 6 comments

Spate of auto burglaries hits downtown Palo Alto
Police are investigating nine vehicle break-ins that occurred Tuesday night, March 3, in Palo Alto. Thursday, 8:09 AM | 6 comments

Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante
From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners, two guys from Sicily, want nothing to be difficult. Thursday, 9:19 AM | 5 comments

VIDEO: A conversation with Stephanie Martinson
Armed with a matter-of-fact cheerfulness and her fellow Palo Altans' willingness to help, Stephanie Martinson, a part-time speech pathologist at the VA, mom and founder of Racing Hearts, is on track to save a lot of lives. She talks with Lisa Van Dusen about her journey. Thursday, 8:18 AM | 1 comments

Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto
Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing such food scraps as a key ingredient in a decade-long drive to reduce the amount of local waste that gets shipped to landfills. Tuesday, 11:26 PM | 39 comments

Menlo Park: Community examines rail-crossing hazards

Prosthetic leg stolen from Paralympic hopeful, Gunn grad

PUBLIC AGENDA: Ride-share program, office-space cap, composting program

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