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New citizens group to craft tax measure for transportation
Palo Alto officials continued their drive toward a local transportation measure on Monday night when they agreed to form... Last comment 17 hours ago | 15 comments

Palo Alto readies ban on outdoor pot growing
Growing marijuana outdoors would remain illegal in Palo Alto, even if California voters agree on Election Day to legitimize... Last comment 24 minutes ago | 25 comments

Editorial: Keller, Kou, Kniss and Fine for City Council
In deciding whom to recommend in this year's City Council race we find ourselves in a dilemma similar to two years ago --... Last comment 10 hours ago | 101 comments

Editorial: Collins, DiBrienza for school board
Holding our local elected officials accountable for their performance in office is not something we do very well in Palo... Last comment 9 hours ago | 43 comments

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Assembly race splits Democratic establishment
Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's Assembly race has split the Democratic establishment into two camps. Friday, 7:56 AM | 4 comments

Students show spirit during homecoming week
At Palo Alto and Gunn high schools, homecoming week is a longstanding tradition that showcases school spirit, creativity and fun. Friday, 7:56 AM

Editorial: Our election recommendations
Read the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations for the Nov. 8 ballot, including local races and state propositions. Friday, 7:55 AM

As Google Fiber withdraws, Palo Alto rethinks its broadband plan
When Google announced this week its decision to pull the plug on its plans to install fiber networks in various Silicon Valley cities, the news was disappointing but not surprising for Palo Alto officials, who are now once again reassessing their plans to bring ultra-high-speed Internet to the masses. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 17 comments

Case in 2014 death of Palo Alto tennis coach comes to a close
Nearly two years after a Palo Alto tennis instructor was killed during a fight near a Palo Alto nightclub, the case against two men charged in the incident has come to a close with the release from probation of one of the men and the sentencing of the other to one year in jail. Thursday, 4:49 PM | 1 comments

School wellness centers provide support, coordination
Less than three months into the school year, new wellness centers at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools have been visited about 2,500 times by students stopping by for everything from mental health counseling to snacks Thursday, 9:43 AM | 9 comments

120-foot redwood at Castilleja to come down

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New citizens group to craft tax measure for transportation

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