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City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks
As Palo Alto's system for keeping pedestrians off the Caltrain tracks continues to evolve, city officials are shifting their... Last comment 35 minutes ago | 24 comments

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates
The drought may be over, but Palo Alto's water forecast shows rates going up every year for the next decade, starting with... Last comment 17 hours ago | 20 comments

Southgate parking program gets green light
Southgate's drive to ban Palo Alto High students and staff from parking on its narrow streets finally crossed the finish... Last comment on Jun 21, 2017 at 8:25 am | 18 comments

Plan for 'car-light' development on El Camino draws mixed reviews
Few projects epitomize the hopes of Palo Alto's housing advocates and the anxieties of the city's land-use watchdogs as clearly... Last comment on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 56 comments

 
 
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Music school faces possible shutdown
For more than a decade, the New Mozart School of Music has helped to Palo Alto's aspiring pianists unleash their inner Wolfgang Amadeuses. Now, the school is facing the music. Thursday, 8:18 AM | 40 comments

East Palo Alto accepts Mountain View water
Water-parched East Palo Alto came another step closer to receiving an additional 1-million-gallons-per-day after the City Council on Tuesday approved accepting water from the City of Mountain View. Thursday, 3:54 PM

Board eyes ways to save high school positions
There could be relief ahead for two high school volunteer coordinators and five clerical staff at Gunn High School who recently received layoff notices due to budget cuts. Wednesday, 4:24 PM | 14 comments

City banks on cameras to help deter suicides on Caltrain tracks
Palo Alto city officials are shifting their focus from human monitors stationed at the tracks to computer monitors broadcasting camera footage at a distant site. Wednesday, 9:53 AM | 24 comments

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax
State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital and operating costs. Wednesday, 4:53 PM | 12 comments

Fifth summer Spare the Air day issued for Friday
A Spare the Air smog alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, the second day in a row that regional air district officials have warned of unhealthy air quality expected. Thursday, 2:15 PM

City assembling committee to manage stormwater fund
The City of Palo Alto is encouraging residents and employees to join a new committee that will oversee the management of the city's evolving stormwater program. Applications are due Aug. 1. Wednesday, 11:45 AM

Palo Alto to raise water and refuse rates

Spare the Air smog alert issued for Thursday

Southgate parking program gets green light

Stanford graduation celebrates bridge-building, the unexpected

Heat wave this week prompts weather advisory, Flex alert

NASA's Kepler detects 219 new planets

PUBLIC AGENDA: water rates increase; vote on school budget

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