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Residents push back against housing project at Creekside Inn site
A developer's plan to replace Creekside Inn with 382-apartments received a scathing review from Barron Park residents on... Last comment 7 hours ago | 31 comments

City Council review boosts proposed condo project
The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when... Last comment 6 hours ago | 21 comments

Palo Alto prepares for key decisions on fiber expansion
As Palo Alto embarks on its journey to build a citywide fiber-optic network that delivers high-speed internet, a new analysis... Last comment 3 hours ago | 32 comments

After last-minute deal, business tax lands on Palo Alto ballot
Palo Alto voters will have a chance in November to approve a business tax, though the measure they'll be considering will... Last comment on Aug 17, 2022 at 8:00 am | 62 comments

 
 
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"Addison joins Climate Strike"
The three fifth grade classrooms from Addison Elementary School walked to Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 27 to deliver a packet of letters expressing their concerns about climate change. City Council member Alison Cormack joined them and engaged them in a great conversation. She then gave them a tour of the Council Chambers and explained how Council meetings work. Submitted by Jocelyn on Oct 15, 2019

 
 
 
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Karen Stitt's friends, family remember a vibrant soul who was brutally murdered
The sudden but long-awaited break in Karen Stitt's decades-old murder brought surprise and relief to her friends and family. But the accused murderer's arrest has opened old wounds. Friday, 6:54 AM | 1 comments

Feds seek Theranos fraud victims for information ahead of Elizabeth Holmes, Sunny Balwani sentencings
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California and law enforcement agencies are calling for information from victims of fraud perpetrated by former Theranos executives Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani. Friday, 4:01 PM

Bomb squad detonates World War II-era grenade found in Palo Alto home
A historic military shell and grenade discovered in a residence on Thursday prompted an investigation by the Santa Clara County sheriff's bomb squad, which deemed both items safe later that evening. Thursday, 10:50 PM | 6 comments

Consultant resigns, leaving Palo Alto without a city auditor
Palo Alto is embarking on a search for a new city auditor after Kyle O'Rourke, who has been serving in that role for the past two years, resigned from his role at the consulting firm Baker Tilly. Friday, 9:49 AM

Who's running for office in the Palo Alto area?
With the general election scheduled for Nov. 8, political hopefuls have been weighing runs for office. Here's a list of those who will be trying to earn voters' approval in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto this fall. Friday, 6:53 AM

City Council prepares to settle 'safe parking' dispute between church, neighbors
The modest parking lot at the back of the First Congregational Church of Palo Alto looks like an unlikely setting for a neighborhood dispute. Thursday, 9:18 AM | 23 comments

Residents push back against housing project at Creekside Inn site
A developer's plan to replace Creekside Inn with 382-apartments received a scathing review from Barron Park residents on Tuesday, with many arguing the project is too massive for the neighborhood. Wednesday, 9:34 AM | 31 comments

City Council review boosts proposed condo project
The Palo Alto City Council signaled its desire to encourage more housing on the city's southern edge on Monday night, when it gave rave reviews to a proposed condominium project at 800 San Antonio Road. Tuesday, 9:45 AM | 21 comments

As Title IX hits milestone, Stanford inducts all-female class to sports hall of fame
Women's athletics at Stanford University have come a long way over the past five decades since the game-changing legislation became law. Thursday, 8:58 AM | 1 comments

Santa Clara County supervisors vote to further support youth mental health services
As the new school year rolls around, county supervisors unanimously approved two ordinances on Tuesday to better improve mental health services for children and young adults. Thursday, 9:29 AM | 2 comments

Guaranteed income pilot program for Santa Clara County's unhoused teens approved

Doria Summa, land-use watchdog, eyes council seat

COVID case levels fall after three-month surge in Santa Clara County

Palo Alto climate nonprofit hires high-powered state official

What's it like to serve on the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury? Here's a peek behind the curtain

To combat teens' sleep deprivation, California schools must start their days later

Santa Clara County's biggest drug scourge isn't fentanyl — it's meth

For Ingrid Campos, 'traditional family values' spur bid for school board seat

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Reviews of safe parking program appeal, school board's public comment policy

 

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