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New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion
Palo Alto's recent effort to encourage more accessory-dwelling units has resulted in a modest uptick of these dwellings --... Last comment 16 hours ago | 26 comments

City seeks input on 'Grand Boulevard' project
Three community meetings are set for next week on re-envisioning the Palo Alto section of El Camino Real under the Grand... Last comment 15 hours ago | 45 comments

New mayor signals heavy push on housing
Moments after Liz Kniss took center stage as Palo Alto's newly elected mayor Monday night, she brought up an issue that is... Last comment 17 hours ago | 79 comments

New pickleball courts planned for Mitchell Park
Pickelball's growing clout has not gone unnoticed at City Hall, where the City Council recently passed a special proclamation... Last comment on Jan 17, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 142 comments

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Palo Alto prepares for massive downtown 'upgrade'
Downtown Palo Alto will transform into a hive of construction activity this spring, when the city launches an ambitious, yearslong plan to replace utility pipes, upgrade traffic equipment, widen sidewalks and expand its fiber-optics network. Thursday, 9:06 AM | 13 comments

Tillerson talk focuses on Syria, chemical weapons
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed strong resolve on rebuilding war-battered Syria and removing nuclear weapons from North Korea during a speech Wednesday at Stanford University. Wednesday, 6:30 PM | 1 comments

League of Women Voters starts teen-registration effort
The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto is working toward an ambitious goal: to register all eligible Palo Alto teenagers to vote by the 2018 midterm elections. Thursday, 8:39 AM | 4 comments

Music teacher placed on leave following molestation arrest
Palo Alto Unified has placed on leave a part-time Palo Alto High School music teacher after he was arrested on suspicion of annoying and molesting a juvenile in Sunnyvale. Wednesday, 8:44 AM | 12 comments

Board members supportive of term limits, some wary of cost
A proposal to impose a two-term limit on Palo Alto school board members received near unanimous support on Tuesday -- save from the sitting member who is currently serving her third term. Wednesday, 9:02 AM | 12 comments

Meeting set for Tuesday on Stanford expansion
Residents will have one of the last opportunities to give verbal input on Stanford University's General Use Permit application as the public comment period closes Feb. 2. Thursday, 9:52 AM | 3 comments

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards 41 grants
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced Wednesday the first 41 organizations addressing community challenges benefiting from a new fund. Wednesday, 9:51 AM | 2 comments

Marking MLK Day with activism

Big questions about accessory-dwelling units

Tesla's Model 3 makes its debut

Restaurant blaze shuts streets

Patients go nuts over new allergy therapy

School board to discuss A-G completion rates

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