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Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification
After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention... Last comment 14 hours ago | 32 comments

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site
It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about... Last comment 16 hours ago | 23 comments

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto
After years of encouraging residents not to feed animals at local parks and nature preserves, Palo Alto officials are preparing... Last comment 12 hours ago | 18 comments

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools
Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication... Last comment 1 hour ago | 38 comments

 
 
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"Junior Naturalists go Fishing"
Children taking part in the Junior Naturalist Program at the Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands try their hand at fish-netting along the bay shoreline. Submitted by Environmental Volunteers on Mar 14, 2013

 
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Business registry proposed in Palo Alto
With offices filling up in downtown Palo Alto and parking shortages spurring tension between employees and residents, city officials are proposing to start a business-registry program that they hope will help them solve the growing problem. Thursday, 9:51 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto proposes sharp shift on composting
Palo Alto's contentious plan to build a Baylands facility for turning food, yard and other waste into energy is about to take a radical turn as the city prepares to toss aside the proposals it has received from the private sector and assume a more central role in building and managing its composting operation. Thursday, 8:41 AM | 1 comments

School board backs new high school classes, track at Jordan
Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday expressed enthusiasm for new class offerings for the city's two high schools, as well as a plan to build a long-hoped-for path around the Jordan Middle School field. Thursday, 9:41 AM

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics
An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future launched on a hopeful note Wednesday night, with a standing-room only crowd packing into the Downtown Library to hear a panel of experts take up the question: Who are we? Thursday, 7:58 AM | 4 comments

East Palo Alto man sentenced for 2013 home-invasion robbery
Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with a machete and a gun face three years in prison for their admitted crimes. Wednesday, 4:44 PM | 3 comments

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools
Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication that can save a child from dying from a sudden allergic reaction. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 38 comments

Palo Altan who fell in Yosemite climb returns to Bay Area
A 26-year-old Palo Alto man who was seriously injured on Sunday, April 20, after falling 30 feet during a climb in Yosemite National Park is transferring to a hospital in the Bay Area today, April 23, his family said. Wednesday, 12:42 PM | 6 comments

Palo Alto teens could get $84,000 for events, programs
Palo Alto teenagers could soon have more options for fun programs and local engagement after the city's Policy and Services Committee unanimously voted to recommend up to $84,000 for teen programs, events and services on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, 11:06 AM | 4 comments

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site

Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

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