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Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'
My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,... Last comment 50 minutes ago | 318 comments

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto
A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made... Last comment 2 hours ago | 17 comments

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved
Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read... Last comment 1 hour ago | 42 comments

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens
The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's... Last comment 17 minutes ago | 216 comments

 
 
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Two men, two divergent lives, one fatal conflict
This week profiles emerged of the two men involved in a suspected murder-suicide at Alta Torre Apartments in Palo Alto. In some ways, they could not have been more different. Friday, 7:34 AM | 11 comments

Filoli director addresses volunteer agreement issue
Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down for an interview on March 26, and also gave the newspaper a statement in which she apologizes to volunteers for how the divisive volunteer agreement was presented. Friday, 12:18 PM

Editorial: Development limits — a modest start
After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected unanimous vote in support of a modest temporary development limit on new office development downtown, in the California Avenue business district and along El Camino Real. Friday, 7:34 AM | 9 comments

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager
Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne Mason starts her new job as the assistant city manager. Thursday, 4:33 PM | 14 comments

A fresh new season of arts and entertainment
From an emerging contemporary dance company based in Mountain View to a visit from an innovative folk-punk band from Ukraine, we've sorted through hundreds of happenings to bring you some of spring's hottest arts events. Friday, 8:55 AM

New East Palo Alto health care center to debut Saturday
After 15 years of operating out of modular buildings, Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto will host a grand opening celebration for its brand-new, 38,000-square-foot facility on March 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, 7:34 AM | 1 comments

Downtown parking program now set for fall rollout
Initially slated for this spring, Palo Alto's long-awaited residential parking-permit program now is unlikely to fully launch until September, according to a schedule released by the city Wednesday. Thursday, 9:32 AM | 13 comments

Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

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