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County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways
Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range... Last comment 6 hours ago | 41 comments

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race
The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat... Last comment 1 hour ago | 32 comments

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease
In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old... Last comment 6 hours ago | 22 comments

Style wars: Is Palo Alto's architecture-review process broken?
Birge Clark wasn't just the most prolific and beloved architect in Palo Alto's history, he may have also been its most content. Read... Last comment 4 hours ago | 74 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia
Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday morning after receiving discharge papers. Wednesday, 9:55 PM | 1 comments

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race
The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and Victor Frost -- signaled their willingness to join the fray, bringing the candidate field to 12. Wednesday, 5:16 PM | 6 comments

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers
The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary water enforcers who will be charged with investigating water waste throughout the county. Wednesday, 8:46 AM | 25 comments

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race
The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat in November, raising the number of candidates to 10 and further underscoring community anxieties about new developments. Tuesday, 6:05 PM | 32 comments

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto race
The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and Donna Rutherford pulling nomination papers, according to City Clerk Nora Pimentel. Tuesday, 5:29 PM | 10 comments

Fire department to bolster emergency medical services
With demand for emergency medical services on the rise, the Palo Alto Fire Department is preparing to add a fourth ambulance to its fleet and rebrand itself to reflect its changing role. Wednesday, 9:34 AM | 2 comments

President arrives in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event
President Barack Obama flew into San Francisco International Airport Tuesday night for a short fundraising visit Wednesday in the South Bay. Tuesday, 1:05 PM | 18 comments

Palo Alto VA employee alleges retaliation, gag order

Stanford professor nominated for state Supreme Court

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