ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
Battle Over Non-Resident Access To Palo Alto's Foothills Nature PreservePalo Alto city councilmembers voted against a year-long pilot program that would have opened Foothills Park to non-residents for the first time since the sixties.
Palo Alto Council To Meet Amid Coronavirus, Urges Residents To Watch From HomeThe city of Palo Alto is advising residents to submit comments via email and to watch Monday night's City Council meeting instead of attending in person.
Rent For One Lavish Palo Alto Townhouse A Whopping $35,000 A MonthPenthouses that have just hit the market in Palo Alto are pricey, even by Silicon Valley standards. In one case, the monthly rent is more than some people pay in a year.
Palo Alto Police To Get Body-Mounted Video CamerasThe Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a deal on Monday night that will allow for nine of the city’s police officers to be equipped with body-mounted video cameras.
Palo Alto Bans Sleeping In CarsThe Palo Alto City Council approved a new ordinance that will ban sleeping in cars during Monday night's meeting, but city leaders say more still needs to be done to help the homeless.
Palo Alto Considers Tough Public Smoking BanThe Palo Alto City Council Monday night voted for a possible ban on smoking at all public parks and plazas.
Developer Offers $65 Million For Palo Alto Police HeadquartersA Bay Area developer is making Palo Alto an offer the city may not be able to refuse. It involves footing the bill for construction of a new, $65 million police headquarters.
Pet Lovers Fighting Closure Of Palo Alto Animal ShelterA hearing on the future of the shelter was slated for Tuesday's Palo Alto City Council meeting.
Palo Alto Council To Vote On Pedestrian/Bike Friendly RoadwayThe Palo Alto City Council will decide Monday night whether to extend a controversial traffic calming trial project. The aim of the project is to slow traffic on Arastradero Road by reducing the number of lanes from four to three.
Palo Alto City Council Considers Switch From Paper To iPads Paper reports would be done away with as all documents for city council meetings would be loaded onto the Apple tablets.
Stanford Wins Approval For Massive Hospital ExpansionThe Palo Alto City Council unanimously offered its support for the proposal Monday night, after hearing and considering the issue in various stages for the past few years.
Zero Waste Costing Palo Alto