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Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water
For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into... Last comment 4 hours ago | 11 comments

Maybell housing development wins approval
A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the... Last comment 12 hours ago | 38 comments

Testing finds TCE under some College Terrace homes
A cancer-causing chemical found at Stanford's University Terrace housing development, which officials claim has not spread... Last comment on Jun 29, 2016 at 7:31 am | 6 comments

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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
An SAP employee helps middle schoolers at the company's Palo Alto office last week during GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

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Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic
Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle School, provide better access to Lucie Stern Community Center, reduce speeding and improve safety for bicyclists The design changes will include the narrowing of lanes on Middlefield and addition of crosswalks and bike lanes from Forest Avenue to Oregon Expressway, according to plans recently released by the city. Friday, 7:42 AM | 10 comments

Avenidas unveils revised expansion plan
The senior services agency Avenidas last month unveiled a revised expansion plan for its downtown Palo Alto senior center that officials said incorporates feedback from community members and city agencies they received on a July 2015 proposal. Friday, 7:40 AM | 1 comments

Editorial: A bittersweet outcome
Like many decisions that come after much community angst, Tuesday night's final approval of 16 single-family homes on a 2.5-acre parcel between Maybell Avenue and Arastradero Road at Clemo Avenue seemed anti-climactic and routine. Friday, 7:44 AM | 4 comments

Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun at cab driver
Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they said repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after refusing to pay his cab fare early Thursday morning. Thursday, 5:18 PM | 2 comments

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise
Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport are creating deafening noise overhead, but multiple advocacy groups have very differing views on how to fix the problem. Thursday, 3:28 PM | 16 comments

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust
More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo Alto home as part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal distribution of fireworks, according to the East Palo Alto Police Department. Thursday, 3:22 PM | 3 comments

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Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

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