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'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall
Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which... Last comment 6 hours ago | 45 comments

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval
After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received... Last comment 28 minutes ago | 41 comments

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations
The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction... Last comment 23 hours ago | 43 comments

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Planning department sees senior-level shake-up
In the latest shake-up in Palo Alto's busy planning department, the city has hired a new assistant planning director and is saying goodbye to two department veterans, one of whom has been leading the city's Comprehensive Plan update. Tuesday, 3:26 PM | 2 comments

Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race
Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to run. Tuesday, 4:48 PM

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force
Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with reviewing and issuing recommendations on the university's policies on and responses to sexual assault. Tuesday, 9:47 AM | 3 comments

Simitian aims to put county services within reach
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Tuesday, 2:30 PM

Palo Alto narrows focus in quest for wider sidewalks
After seeing their prior effort to encourage wider sidewalks fizzle in June, Palo Alto officials are now narrowing their ambitions and pursuing a less dramatic change to the city's zoning rules. Tuesday, 9:43 AM | 6 comments

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless
A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees helped them with their LinkedIn profiles. Tuesday, 8:53 AM | 8 comments

Gunn teams compete in national engineering contest
Two teams from Gunn High School brainstormed on green technologies and efficient transportation to place in the top 10 in problem-solving in a nationwide student engineering competition in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, 9:37 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto group awards 25 college scholarships

Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

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