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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 2 minutes ago | 72 comments

Contributions in council race spark outcry
A large and unexpected injection of cash into Palo Alto's City Council race in recent weeks has lifted the campaigns of two... Last comment 20 hours ago | 75 comments

Parents, students urge weighted GPAs
There was a stark difference in opinion at the Palo Alto Board of Education meeting Tuesday night on the value of reporting... Last comment 12 hours ago | 64 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 on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:39 am | 42 comments

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Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations
A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San Francisco International Airport has released preliminary proposed recommendations. Friday, 10:42 PM | 9 comments

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines -- Palo Alto election, East Palo Alto evictions
On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady Sheyner discuss the recent cash contributions and political fissures in the Palo Alto City Council race and East Palo Alto's effort to address evictions from red-tagged and illegal dwellings. Friday, 7:01 PM

Stanford University inaugurates new president
As Marc Tessier-Lavigne shed his black doctorate of philosophy robe and put on the Cardinal-red robe of the president, he ceremonially stepped into his new role as Stanford University's 11th president at his inauguration Friday morning. Friday, 3:07 PM

Board strikes down proposed University Avenue building
After three years of revisions, hearings and neighborhood disputes, Elizabeth and Jaime Wong's proposal to construct a four-story building on University Avenue suffered what is likely a mortal blow Thursday when the city's Architectural Review Board upheld an appeal that challenged the project. Friday, 2:00 PM | 9 comments

Editorial: Keller, Kou, Kniss and Fine for Palo Alto 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 -- how to balance candidate knowledge and experience, views on issues, ability to work with others and ability to effectively articulate their positions and philosophy. Friday, 7:05 AM | 72 comments

Avenidas scores victory in expansion bid
As Palo Alto's senior population continues to grow, the city's premier senior-services provider is preparing to do the same by building a three-story addition to its historic center on Bryant Street. Friday, 9:14 AM | 1 comments

2016 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council
Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, are vying for four seats on the Palo Alto City Council in this November's election. Thursday, 11:02 AM

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

New Stanford Children's Health clinic treats transgender youth

Huge contributions spark outcry, suspicion in council race

Local behavioral health organizations to merge

PUBLIC AGENDA: outdoor pot cultivation, transportation projects, special events

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