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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that... Last comment 40 minutes ago | 41 comments

Committee members slam council for paring down Comprehensive Plan
The City Council's abrupt decision to remove all program from the city's guiding land-use document has left members of the... Last comment 2 hours ago | 18 comments

Report: More people leaving Valley than coming in
The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along... Last comment 33 minutes ago | 49 comments

Board majority paves new path forward with Office for Civil Rights
Representing a marked change in stance from the 2014 Palo Alto school board, this year’s board appears determined to work... Last comment 20 hours ago | 15 comments

 
 
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Woman and her dog bite would-be robber in Pardee Park
A man in his 20s who Palo Alto police say attempted to steal a woman's cell phone got more than he bargained for Saturday night. Sunday, 2:34 PM

With storm brewing, weather service issues advisories
The National Weather Service has issued wind and flood-watch advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area that will be in effect from 4 p.m. Sunday until late Monday night. Sunday, 3:17 PM

What's opened, closed on Presidents Day
Here is a list of local and regional service closures in observance of the federal holiday on Monday, Feb. 20. Sunday, 8:24 AM

Around Town: Tough love, reporting for duty
Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on Palo Alto people, events and other happenings. Sunday, 8:24 AM

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'
While leading the charge against the new administration's immigration policies, the Bay Area's immigrant advocates are finding themselves in a difficult position as they attempt to dispel a growing sense of panic among undocumented residents that mass deportations are imminent. Saturday, 9:14 AM | 10 comments

County: Keep protections for detained immigrants
Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held in prolonged detention during deportation proceedings are entitled to certain constitutional protections. Saturday, 9:13 AM | 1 comments

Behind the Headlines: Breaking down the budget gap
On this week's Behind The Headlines, school trustee Todd Collins joins Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and education reporter Elena Kadvany to discuss the school district's response to an ongoing budget shortfall. Friday, 7:15 PM

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that Federal Transit Administration officials were holding back grant funding needed within days for construction to begin.
Friday, 6:20 PM | 41 comments

East Palo Alto seeks to strengthen immigrant safety
In the wake of recent presidential executive orders to step up immigration arrests and deportations, East Palo Alto officials are reviewing programs to help the city's large immigrant population. Friday, 6:02 PM

Report: More people leaving Valley than coming in
The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along and serve as a magnet for people from all over the world. Friday, 6:52 AM | 49 comments

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Finding the 'spark' in public education

Damaged Arastradero Road won't be fixed until summer

PUBLIC AGENDA: Policies on earthquake procedure; library marketing program

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