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Affordable-housing project wins approval in Palo Alto
Palo Alto reached a rare milestone in its effort to encourage more housing on Monday night, when the City Council approved... Last comment 14 hours ago | 23 comments

School board considers legal options for Stanford growth
The Palo Alto Unified school board will meet with the district's attorneys in closed session on Tuesday to discuss options... Last comment 16 hours ago | 32 comments

Middlefield Road 'road diet' set to become permanent
After an extended trial run, Palo Alto is preparing to make permanent the recent road modifications on a busy stretch of... Last comment on Jan 16, 2019 at 2:15 pm | 38 comments

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Survey: Anxieties rising about retiring in Palo Alto
As Palo Alto's population of seniors continues to grow, so are residents' anxieties about retiring in their hometown, according to a new survey released this week by the City Auditor's Office. Friday, 6:57 AM | 4 comments

Castilleja School teaches artificial intelligence
Artificial intelligence was the theme of this year's Global Week at Castilleja, an annual week during which the entire school participates in activities devoted to a single topic. Friday, 6:56 AM | 6 comments

Fueled by early success, Palo Alto TMA eyes expansion
The Palo Alto Transportation Management Association is now preparing to bring its traffic-fighting efforts to California Avenue, where it kicked off its outreach efforts on Wednesday. Friday, 6:56 AM | 1 comments

Holiday Fund breaks record
Through the contributions of 375 donors, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund collected a record-breaking $403,889 this winter -- every dollar of which will be distributed in the coming months to local nonprofits. Friday, 6:56 AM

Police: Man robbed of phone near Caltrain station
Palo Alto police are looking for three youths who reportedly robbed a man of his cellphone near the Caltrain station on University Avenue Monday evening, police said. Thursday, 5:16 PM | 15 comments

Local places to mark MLK Day
Find out which local agencies will be offering limited or regular services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21, in addition to information on events honoring the civil rights leader in the Palo Alto area. Thursday, 9:29 AM

City declines to interfere in President Hotel evictions
Residents of the President Hotel Apartments made a last-ditch plea on Monday night to the City Council to help them obtain an extension, a request that city officials indicated they are unlikely to entertain. Wednesday, 10:38 AM | 12 comments

Palo Alto Unified settles Title IX case for $190K

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

School board backs teacher housing proposal

First affordable-housing project in seven years wins approval

Restraining order filed against school superintendent's husband

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes against relative

Storm causes power outage, minor pooling of water

City plans to build garage, remove trees

PUBLIC AGENDA: GreenWaste agreement; school board retreat

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