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Planning commission recommends office-cap extension
The Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission supported the city staff's recommendation to extend the 50,000 square... Last comment 17 hours ago | 20 comments

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges
Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or... Last comment 7 hours ago | 18 comments

Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval
Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote this week on a road map for sustainable growth in the region... Last comment on Jul 27, 2017 at 10:16 pm | 16 comments

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"DAPL Rally/March"
A rally on the Dakota Access Pipeline in front of Palo Alto City Hall. Submitted by Linda Lopez Otero on Feb 21, 2017

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VIDEO: Self-driving cars
Stephen Zoepf, executive director of the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford, joins Weekly journalists Jocelyn Dong and Elena Kadvany for a discussion of the fast-moving changes in the automotive industry. Friday, 7:05 PM

Police investigating string of suspicious fires
Police are asking the community to help identify a person of interest who may be responsible for four fires that occurred in the downtown area early Friday morning. Friday, 3:16 PM

How Silicon Valley is inventing the future of cars
When it comes to the automotive industry of today, turn to the "new" Motor City: Silicon Valley. Instead of mechanics with their sleeves rolled up, there are engineers at companies like Google who are dictating where the trillion-dollar industry. Friday, 6:54 AM | 14 comments

East Palo Alto's homicides this year: zero
For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no homicides this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Friday, 6:53 AM | 19 comments

Sexual assault reported at Stanford University on Thursday
A sexual assault was reported at Stanford University on Thursday night, the school's Department of Public Safety said today. Friday, 8:42 AM | 8 comments

Nonprofit seeks back-to-school donations for youth in need
East Palo Alto nonprofit Ecumenical Hunger Program is looking for help from the community to address a gap in back-to-school items for local students in need. Friday, 6:52 AM | 3 comments

Public Art Program seeks panel participants, submissions
The Palo Alto Public Art Program is putting out calls for art submissions for its upcoming projects, which include the California Avenue parking garage and Fire Station No. 3. Friday, 10:53 AM | 1 comments

Commission recommends office-cap extension

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

City eyes higher fees for companies renting public parks

Man reports assault, robbery along Oregon Expressway

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