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Thought we needed a place to share our grievances about the new system which is going to cost us so much. ... Last comment 1 minute ago | 37 comments

Caltrain loses bid for EIR exemption
Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and... Last comment 12 minutes ago | 65 comments

Outage blacks out large swath in Palo Alto
A power outage is affecting a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Read the full... Last comment 4 hours ago | 51 comments

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HP's Bill Veghte to head SurveyMonkey
Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has announced it is hiring former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Bill Veghte as CEO, replacing the late Dave Goldberg, the company's founder, who died unexpectedly in May. Tuesday, 3:26 PM

Palo Alto takes aim at state's conflict-of-interest law
When the Palo Alto City Council met last month to consider creating an annual limit on new office development, one voice was notably missing from the discussion. Tuesday, 9:44 AM | 8 comments

Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week
Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California Department of Transportation continues its work to replace the San Francisquito Bridge between Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. Monday, 4:39 PM | 12 comments

Community notebook: End of era as Stanford Medical Center Auxiliary dissolves
As a parting gift, the recently dissolved Stanford University Medical Center Auxiliary contributed $525,000 to the Auxiliary Art Fund in June. The fund will help create an art space in the atrium of the new hospital, including a sculpture by Israeli artist Zadok Ben-David. Monday, 4:12 PM | 4 comments

Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title
Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this year's Chili Cook-Off on Saturday at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park. Monday, 11:10 AM | 2 comments

East Palo Alto man in highway hit-and-run ID'd
The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office Monday identified Maka Langi as the 29-year-old East Palo Alto man who died Saturday night after the motorcycle he was riding was hit on a Milpitas highway. Tuesday, 8:54 AM | 3 comments

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary
A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Monday, 7:25 AM | 1 comments

Local Realtors reign in national rankings
Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings announced by Real Trends, a private communications company, in its annual "The Thousand" list, published in The Wall Street Journal. Monday, 8:56 AM | 23 comments

A new center for geriatric, palliative care opens
Like all organizations that serve older adults, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation is preparing for a coming tsunami of Baby Boomers entering old age. Monday, 7:25 AM | 6 comments

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project
Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and San Jose, according to a ruling July 2 by the federal Surface Transportation Board. Monday, 7:25 AM | 65 comments

Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
One block of California Avenue is returning to its boozy roots with the opening of Calave, a wine bar that occupies the site once home to Palo Alto's Mayfield Brewery. Sunday, 7:21 AM

UPDATE: Power restored to Palo Alto residents
As of 11:10 a.m. power was fully restored to Palo Alto residents after an outage left more than 1,800 customers without power on July 4, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Saturday, 10:00 AM | 51 comments

Stanford: Firefighters knock down Lake Lagunita fire
Palo Alto firefighters responded to a report of vegetation fire near Lake Lagunita at about 12:20 p.m. Friday, according to emergency alerts sent out to the Stanford University community. Friday, 7:09 PM | 2 comments

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