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Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming
As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities,... Last comment 10 hours ago | 34 comments

Audit finds flaws in Palo Alto's management of nonprofits
Palo Alto is preparing to tighten its policies around contracts with nonprofits after an audit found that the city's existing... Last comment on Jun 29, 2022 at 1:50 pm | 7 comments

​​Housing plan stretches Palo Alto's height limit
For decades, developers looking to build in Palo Alto faced a formidable restriction: a 50-foot height ceiling that limited... Last comment 10 hours ago | 7 comments

Redefining downtowns: Cities bank on 1970s planning tool to bring in new housing
Many cities on the Peninsula and around the Bay Area that are relying on precise plans to transform their downtowns. Those... Last comment 13 hours ago | 20 comments

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Condominium project proposed next to Town & Country Village
A developer has asked the city of Palo Alto for a zone change that would enable construction of a 20-condominium development next to the Town & Country Village shopping center. Tuesday, 2:19 PM

One arrested in fatal July Fourth stabbing in East Palo Alto
A man found stabbed on East O'Keefe Street in East Palo Alto died before paramedics arrived to the scene late Monday night, police said. One person was arrested in connection with the killing early Tuesday morning. Tuesday, 11:08 AM

Suspects sought in Palo Alto pickpocketing attempt
Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help in finding two people for an alleged pickpocketing attempt on Thursday, in which a woman slipped a wallet out of the victim's purse. Tuesday, 9:13 AM | 1 comments

Masks not required for students, staff in state's COVID health guidance for 2022-2023 year
State public health officials announced their public health guidance Thursday for the 2022-2023 K-12 school year with no mask requirement for students or staff. Tuesday, 3:13 PM

Nonprofits serving people with disabilities merge to become one of the Bay Area's largest providers
AbilityPath of Redwood City and Via Services of Santa Clara have merged to offer services to children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families on the Peninsula and south bay. Tuesday, 3:50 PM

Efforts to curb airplane noise leave Palo Alto leaders fuming
As the San Francisco International Airport explores new flights procedures for reducing airplane noise over Bay Area communities, Palo Alto is voicing frustrations that its concerns continue to fall under the radar. Friday, 8:57 AM | 34 comments

East Palo Alto seeks to continue anti-displacement services for renters in danger of eviction
On Tuesday, the City Council will consider continued support for anti-displacement efforts in the wake of expired state eviction moratoriums. Tuesday, 9:06 AM

How abortion ruling could affect IVF and embryonic research
The end of federal abortion rights could inspire groups that seek to protect embryos to urge greater limits on in vitro fertilization and embryonic stem cell research, Stanford law professor Hank Greely said. Friday, 9:14 AM

Police investigate racist graffiti at Pardee Park as a hate crime
Police are investigating racist graffiti left on a play structure at Eleanor Pardee Park as a hate crime. Investigators do not know when the incident occurred and there is no suspect information. Friday, 9:50 AM | 1 comments

Antiques Roadshow draws 2,500 to Filoli
A power outage and heat wave couldn't stop thousands of people, lugging wooden chairs, cabinets on wheels and more, from turning out at the Woodside estate for the Antiques Roadshow on June 22. Tuesday, 9:13 AM

​​Housing plan stretches Palo Alto's height limit

Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County

California climate rules won't be undercut by Supreme Court's ruling, experts say

Is this a scam? Tips to identify fraud schemes and how to get help

State budget boosts Palo Alto's effort to replace fire station, rebuild Newell Road Bridge

Around Town: Palo Alto 13s All Stars take home District 52 championship

Sleeping man, found with stolen loaded gun in car, arrested

The Palo Alto City Council demanded details on revised police policies. Here's what the agency had to say.

Coronavirus central: FDA formally recommends modified vaccine boosters targeted at omicron subvariants

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed facade improvements on East Bayshore, changes to restaurant


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