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App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

6 hours ago

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

Palo Alto Police released a sketch of a man suspected of groping and harassing a woman in the College Terrace neighborhood. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Sketch Of Palo Alto Park Groping Suspect Released

Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman as she sat in a park in the College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.

07/13/2014

(CBS) Olenka Villarreal (left) with her daughters in Palo Alto.

Jefferson Award Winner Creates A Playground To Include Kids Of All Abilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.

07/09/2014

Motoko Higashiyama went missing from Palo Alto. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Palo Alto Police Find Missing Elderly Woman Safe

Palo Alto police said a woman missing from Palo Alto since Wednesday morning has been found safe.

07/09/2014

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Tesla To Study Model S Charred And Severed In High-Speed L.A. Crash

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is requesting to review the remains of a stolen Model S Sedan that split in half and went up in flames following a high-speed chase in Los Angeles.

07/07/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As Workforce Expands At Tesla Motors, Company Is Hiring More Veterans

The Palo Alto company has more than 6,000 employees and 5 percent are currently American military veterans.

07/04/2014

Technology Business Leaders Address Salesforce Conference

Can Meg Whitman save HP? New Lightwave Computer Dubbed ‘The Machine’ Is Do-Or-Die Moment

PALO ALTO (CBS) — A groundbreaking new computer that uses light, not just electricity to move and process data, and combines all the complex RAM, ROM and other memory in one place is just one of the do-or-die projects that Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman must be successful at for her company turnaround to succeed.

06/26/2014

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Grass Fire Burns In East Palo Alto

Firefighters were battling a grass fire in a field behind a Palo Alto residential neighborhood.

06/24/2014

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Palo Alto City Council Committee Proposes Broadening Smoking Ban

A Palo Alto city council committee voted Tuesday night to significantly expand the city’s smoking ban to its downtown and commercial areas, but workers and residents have mixed feelings about the proposal.

06/18/2014

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