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School board approves first round of budget measures
A majority of the Palo Alto school board backed a series of budget-savings measures -- some ongoing, some short term; some... Last comment 5 hours ago | 16 comments

Peninsula Hardware closes after 63 years
A longtime fixture of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, Peninsula Hardware, has closed its doors and will hold a store-closing... Last comment 1 hour ago | 23 comments

Avenidas heads list of new Cubberley tenants
With Foothill College now completing its departure from Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto is preparing to welcome a fresh... Last comment 10 hours ago | 11 comments

Guest Opinion: Deciding Palo Alto's future growth
The biggest issue in this year's City Council race is deciding how Palo Alto should grow. This year's council election is... Last comment 1 hour ago | 53 comments

 
 
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Peninsula Hardware closes after 63 years
A longtime fixture of Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, Peninsula Hardware, has closed its doors and will hold a store-closing sale starting Thursday, Sept. 29, the hardware store announced to residents and customers this week. Wednesday, 7:58 AM | 23 comments

Board OKs first round of measures to address shortfall
A majority of the Palo Alto school board backed a series of budget measures -- some ongoing, some short term; some non-instructional and others closer to the classroom -- to make this year to start to mitigate a $4.2 million deficit, despite the continued urging of one trustee to take a more "prudent" approach. Wednesday, 9:42 AM | 16 comments

Bike Palo Alto hopes to draw another large crowd
In past years, Bike Palo Alto has welcomed hundreds of cyclists and encouraged many residents to ride their bikes for local shopping and other trips around the city. The event reached a record number of 600 participants last year, according to event planners, who hope to draw another large crowd this year with the addition of a new Bike and Roll Expo. Wednesday, 2:06 PM | 4 comments

Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains impacting air quality
Smoke due to the Loma fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is contributing to poor air quality in Santa Clara County, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 28. Wednesday, 1:19 PM | 4 comments

Board seeks innovation at existing schools, rather than new sites
A majority of the Palo Alto school board decided Tuesday that given declining enrollment and an already tight budget, there is no compelling need to look into opening a new elementary, middle or K-8 school, though they expressed support for repurposing school properties into homes for innovative programs connected to the existing schools. Wednesday, 11:47 AM

Police: Road-rage suspect brandishes gun, gets nabbed
A man who Palo Alto police said brandished a gun at another motorist during a road-rage incident on Embarcadero Road Tuesday morning was arrested that afternoon near Stanford Shopping Center after a police search that included a lockdown at Nordstrom. Wednesday, 8:08 AM | 16 comments

Avenidas heads list of new Cubberley tenants

State, federal bills focus on law enforcement gun storage

Palantir charged with discriminating against Asians

Palo Alto OKs plan for $15 minimum wage by 2019

PUBLIC AGENDA: Cubberley Community Center, minimum wage, schools budget

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