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With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition
Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50... Last comment 31 minutes ago | 31 comments

Here's how this year's Palo Alto school board candidates want to serve you if elected
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their topmost concerns... Last comment on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:59 am | 26 comments

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on crime, policing
This year's seven council candidates explain their greatest concerns when it comes to crime and to how the city's police... Last comment 3 hours ago | 23 comments

Stanford wants 'educational' tax exemption for faculty homes
Stanford University is seeking to reduce its tax burden on two faculty houses by claiming they are used for educational purposes. Read... Last comment on Sep 20, 2022 at 10:45 pm | 25 comments

 
 
 
 
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Climate activists take to Palo Alto streets to demand action from local politicians
With youth at the forefront, a group of 60 climate activists rallied in front of Palo Alto City Hall on Sept. 23 to demand that the city's elected officials take urgent action to address the global climate crisis. Sunday, 6:57 PM | 1 comments

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues
Weighing in on topics ranging from homework policies to student achievement, the four candidates for the Palo Alto Unified Board of Education shared their opinions at an at-times heated forum on Sept. 20. Monday, 8:44 AM | 2 comments

Atown: Palo Alto ARB awards honors city's best developments
Movies have the Oscars, TV shows have the Emmys and Palo Alto's builders have the ARB Awards, a local tradition that takes place every five years and honors the best developments. This year's award winners were announced on Sept. 21. Monday, 7:52 AM

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on diversity and inclusion
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their views on how to make campuses feel safer and more inclusive to all students. Sunday, 8:38 AM | 1 comments

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on student achievement
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share ways the school district can support the diverse academic needs of all students. Thursday, 9:41 PM | 20 comments

Burglar strikes occupied home in downtown Palo Alto
Palo Alto police are investigating an overnight burglary that occurred on Wednesday morning at a home while the resident slept. Thursday, 9:41 PM | 1 comments

Corruption trial of Sheriff Laurie Smith begins
The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday. Thursday, 2:52 PM | 1 comments

Candidates debate top issues in race for Palo Alto school board
Hear what the four candidates running for two seats on Palo Alto's school board had to say about issues ranging from board oversight to student achievement during a forum on Tuesday. Friday, 7:36 AM | 1 comments

'Pod house' found in violation of several city codes
A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping "pods" has been cited for multiple code violations, according to city of Palo Alto documents. Thursday, 7:17 AM | 32 comments

Paly athletics faces sanctions, end to 'egg wars' following misconduct of student spectators at football game
Palo Alto High School is facing various sanctions from its athletic league after a crowd of its students rushed the Gunn High School spectator section during a football game between the two schools earlier this month. Wednesday, 8:20 PM | 15 comments

Candidates hope to revive plans to rebuild, enhance Cubberley
For decades, Palo Alto leaders have failed to advance plans to renovate Cubberley Community Center. Candidates for the City Council and school board hope to change that. Wednesday, 9:01 PM | 15 comments

Stanford adds 759 apartments to housing stock in Sand Hill land deal
Seizing an unexpected opportunity to increase its housing options, Stanford has purchased Oak Creek Apartments, a 759-unit complex located on a prime piece of real estate on Sand Hill Road. Wednesday, 2:22 PM | 8 comments

Audit scrutinizes complaint against Palo Alto officer over 'race card' comment
Palo Alto's independent police auditor took issue with the department's response to an officer who reportedly joked about arresting a victim advocate during a sexual assault investigation. Wednesday, 8:45 AM | 12 comments

With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition
Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents have already contributed $50 each to the cause, helping the city crowdsource $35,000 for a nonexistent project. Tuesday, 1:00 AM | 31 comments

Police seek public's assistance to find burglary suspects
Police are looking for the public's help in locating three people who broke into an empty home on Sunday morning. The department has released a photo of one burglar who was seen on a security camera. Tuesday, 9:46 AM | 1 comments

Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County
Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family had to wait weeks just to get him an appointment with a psychiatrist. Their experience is all too common. Friday, September 16, 9:31 AM | 4 comments

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