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Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto
Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing... Last comment 17 hours ago | 39 comments

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap
Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized... Last comment 1 hour ago | 77 comments

Stanford upholds fraternity's housing suspension
After reviewing an appeal filed by a Stanford University fraternity whose housing privileges were suspended in December following... Last comment on Mar 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments

 
 
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Office building planned for three Cambridge Avenue parcels
A developer's proposal to enliven a mostly commercial street parallel to California Avenue with a new three-story office building earned a mixed reception on Thursday from city officials, who urged the developer to further refine the design. Friday, 7:54 AM

South African brothers create app to help fight Ebola
Malan and Philip Joubert, brothers from South Africa who recently moved to Palo Alto to expand their app-development company, Journey, saw the demand for mobile solutions for the Ebola epidemic, so they created the Ebola Care app to help aid organizations in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Friday, 7:54 AM

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store to close
Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday.
Thursday, 6:15 PM | 28 comments

Palo Alto tries to get a piece of the 'sharing economy'
It's called the "sharing economy," but Palo Alto officials are growing increasingly concerned that the city isn't getting its fair share from Airbnb and other services that allow visitors to rent rooms in local homes without paying hotel taxes. Thursday, 9:26 AM | 15 comments

Office for Civil Rights opens Title IX investigation at Stanford
Stanford University has joined the growing list of universities under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights for violations of federal gender-equity law Title IX, according to a list released by the office Wednesday. Wednesday, 6:22 PM | 6 comments

Spate of auto burglaries hits downtown Palo Alto
Police are investigating nine vehicle break-ins that occurred Tuesday night, March 3, in Palo Alto. Thursday, 8:09 AM | 6 comments

Care and taste abound at Arte Ristorante
From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners, two guys from Sicily, want nothing to be difficult. Thursday, 9:19 AM | 5 comments

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