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Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy
The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo... Last comment 10 hours ago | 89 comments

Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting
As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff... Last comment 12 hours ago | 68 comments

Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone
The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements... Last comment 21 hours ago | 31 comments

Opinion: My town, a love letter
Dear Palo Alto, It has been almost 26 years since we fell in love with you as starry-eyed graduate students arriving from... Last comment 6 hours ago | 60 comments

 
 
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"Albany at Stanford"
Kelsey Bing recorded seven saves for Stanford. Photo by Hector Garcia-Molina/Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick on Nov 7, 2019

 
 
 
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Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers
Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a committee of Palo Alto council members signaled support Tuesday for a new program that would lean on religious institutions to provide overnight parking for those without homes. Tuesday, 11:02 PM

Three-car collision leaves nine girls with minor injuries
Nine girls were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during the Tuesday morning commute, according to city dispatchers. Tuesday, 3:26 PM | 41 comments

Stanford decides to add plaque with Chanel Miller's words
Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, Stanford University has reversed its position and decided to use her chosen words. Tuesday, 1:18 PM

Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?
Seeking to turn wastewater into a valuable and drinkable commodity, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are moving ahead with a deal that would allow the city to build a salt-removal plant and ship treated water south. Monday, 3:45 PM | 7 comments

Creek authority faces suit from man who claims $9M flood control project has holes
A lawsuit was filed Oct. 24 against the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its board, claiming that the board skipped a step when it approved a new flood control project in September. Tuesday, 9:34 AM | 4 comments

Episode 205: Stanford's plan hits dead end
Palo Alto Weekly reporter Gennady Sheyner, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Publisher Bill Johnson discuss why Stanford University on Nov. 1 withdrew its ambitious application to expand development on campus. Friday, 5:27 PM

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy
The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo Alto High School lunch period to five at a time in light of recent thefts. Sunday, 7:54 AM | 89 comments

Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone
The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements between county and Stanford University leaders and accusations of "lack of good faith." Friday, 6:57 AM | 31 comments

Shop Talk: Farmers market goes year-round; new boxing gym

Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting

Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Man gropes girl at concert at Stanford's Frost Amphitheater

Editorial: On the eve of county approval, Stanford withdraws its development application and forfeits years of work. There was a better way.

PUBLIC AGENDA: Safe-parking program; establishing a 'priority development area' downtown; 2020 ballot measure

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