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Guest Opinion: Is racism also a local problem?
I write this cautiously because I am a white female, and while I certainly have experienced sex discrimination, particularly... Last comment on Jul 22, 2019 at 3:11 pm | 11 comments

Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes
With project plans still winding their way through the Palo Alto process, the school is entering a critical phase of the... Last comment 5 hours ago | 71 comments

Palo Alto hires new chief transportation officer, taps new fire chief
Philip Kamhi, who had previously managed Palo Alto's parking programs, will return to City Hall to head the new Office of... Last comment 16 hours ago | 19 comments

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Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013


Video shows police forcefully arresting Palo Alto man outside his home. Now the incident's under investigation.
Surveillance footage showing Palo Alto police officers arresting, mocking and slamming a resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park against a car windshield has fueled allegations that officers acted illegally and used excessive force. Wednesday, 12:01 AM

Caltrain's new vision calls for tripling ridership by 2040
Caltrain's plan to expand and modernize its train system will hit a critical juncture next month, when the agency's board of directors considers a new proposal that would roughly triple ridership by 2040. Tuesday, 9:11 AM | 12 comments

Man wanted for 2011 East Palo Alto homicide extradited to U.S. after fleeing to Mexico
Jaime Cardenas, a former East Palo Alto resident and suspect in the 2011 shooting death of Menlo Park resident Catherine Fisher, is being held in the Mesa County Jail in Colorado after serving about eight years in a Mexico prison. Tuesday, 5:17 PM

Discovery of noose leads Stanford to offer support services
Stanford University has tapped on several campus offices to offer support services for students and staff affected by the discovery of a noose found hanging from a bush near one of the residence halls earlier this month. Monday, 3:05 PM | 5 comments

Eshoo tackles impeachment, health care at Mountain View town hall
Talks of impeachment and health care dominated Monday's town hall meeting hosted by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, at the Mountain View Community Center.
Tuesday, 6:56 PM

Episode 191: Introducing the Peninsula Foodist
Meet the Peninsula Foodist, aka Weekly education reporter Elena Kadvany. On July 17, she launched a new e-newsletter covering the Peninsula dining scene, from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred restaurants. Friday, 3:32 PM

New Stanford Hospital readies for its fall opening
The new Stanford Hospital, a seven-story, plus-shaped complex that has been more than a decade in the making, is in the home stretch before its fall debut. Friday, 10:50 AM | 8 comments

Man arrested after vehicle and foot chase ends in East Palo Alto
A man was arrested after fleeing from a Menlo Park traffic stop and leading police on a brief pursuit into East Palo Alto on Monday night, according to Menlo Park police. Tuesday, 1:54 PM

Up to 15M Californians eligible for restitution in Equifax breach

East Palo Alto refocuses on affordable-housing program, as crisis continues

Palo Alto woman drowns while hiking with her family

New 'inclusive' playground planned for Rinconada Park

Road rage turns into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

Castilleja's ambitious development plan would create significant traffic woes

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