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Commission approves chain store limit on California Avenue
Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the... Last comment 8 hours ago | 16 comments

Palo Alto residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program
Kitchen pails for food scraps made their way to Palo Alto residents in June, and the service collection began July 1. As... Last comment 12 hours ago | 22 comments

School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools
Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's... Last comment 1 hour ago | 62 comments

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval
Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in... Last comment 8 hours ago | 72 comments

 
 
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Police: Man in car accosts middle school students
Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly pulled up in a car next to two middle school students Thursday evening and made inappropriate comments while trying to get them to come closer to his car. Friday, 11:12 AM | 4 comments

Stanford University Title IX coordinator to step down
Catherine Criswell, Stanford University's Title IX coordinator and a former longtime U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights attorney, is leaving her post at the university after a little more than a year on the job, the university confirmed Thursday. Friday, 7:32 AM | 5 comments

Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan
PG&E has begun examining 1,300 trees in Menlo Park that are growing in its gas transmission line easements and might have to be removed. Of those trees, 500 are in public right-of-ways and 800 are on private property, according to PG&E. Friday, 12:01 PM

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour. Friday, 7:36 AM | 6 comments

Downtown Palo Alto post office to stay put — for now
U.S. Postal Service officials have nixed plans to move the downtown Palo Alto post office to a building on the corner of Addison Avenue and busy Alma Street, Tom Samra, facilities vice president, said in a letter to Mayor Karen Holman dated Aug. 19. Friday, 10:20 AM

Editorial: Eshoo's big challenge
It is rare for a member of Congress to become a lightning rod for complaints about the local impacts of a federal agency's policies, mostly because those impacts are usually diffuse and relatively invisible. But that's the position Rep. Anna Eshoo finds herself in, along with a handful of other members of Congress around the country who are dealing with constituents angry over the arrogance and heavy-handedness of the Federal Aviation Administration. Friday, 7:38 AM | 56 comments

Residents adapt to new food-scrap collection program

Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval

Planning commission OKs chain store limit on California Avenue

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