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Council halts Royal Manor's bid to ban two-story homes
A divisive proposal to ban new two-story homes in the Royal Manor neighborhood faltered at the finish line Monday night when... Last comment 19 hours ago | 35 comments

District slow to publish decisions made at meetings
The Palo Alto school district is an outlier when it comes to officially documenting and making public the minutes from meetings... Last comment on May 4, 2016 at 9:19 am | 16 comments

In support of single-stories and preserving neighborhood
I am in favor of the proposed single-story overlay for the Royal Manor neighborhood of Eichlers in Palo Alto. I am also in... Last comment 19 hours ago | 24 comments

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Seven honored for outstanding contributions to the community
The seven people honored with this year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement awards measure their greatest accomplishments by the lives they've transformed, the community ties that they've helped strengthened and the hopes that have been re-born. Friday, 7:43 AM

Audit blasts Media Center over spending of fees
Midpeninsula Community Media Center, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that produces educational shows, hosts video classes and broadcasts government meetings, inappropriately used $1.4 million in cable fees between 2010 and 2014, according to a scathing audit from the office of City Auditor Harriet Richardson. Friday, 7:56 AM

Editorial: A transparency gap
Sadly, the Palo Alto school board majority and Superintendent Max McGee have repeatedly demonstrated through their action and inaction that "transparency" is merely a talking point. Friday, 8:02 AM

Faculty Senate weighs in on controversial climate survey
A controversial climate survey conducted at Stanford University provides "valuable information" on the prevalence of sexual assault and relationship violence, the university's Faculty Senate agreed last week, weighing in on a campus debate over the quality and credibility of the survey and its results. Thursday, 5:36 PM

Tall Tree Award winners honored at reception
This year's Tall Tree Award honorees, including two individuals and two organizations who have contributed to improving the life of children, people with disabilities and the environment, were honored at a dinner reception at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto on Wednesday, May 4. Thursday, 6:23 PM

Police: East Palo Alto woman arrested for setting fire to RV
A 31-year-old East Palo Alto woman was arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire on Sunday, May 1, that caused minor damage to an unoccupied recreational vehicle, according to a press release from the Palo Alto Police Department. Thursday, 9:31 AM | 3 comments

County officials eye housing-tax measure
In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors are considering a $750 million bond for the November ballot that would help pay for new homes for veterans, seniors, low-income families and the homeless. Thursday, 9:44 AM | 16 comments

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May Fête Parade returns to downtown Palo Alto

PUBLIC AGENDA: single-story overlay, transportation tax measure, parking program

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