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Cities clash with VTA over grade crossings
As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first leg of the $6 billion Measure B sales tax, Midpeninsula... Last comment 1 hour ago | 17 comments

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies
As Palo Alto heads into what promises to be a challenging budget season, a new review from the Office of City Auditor has... Last comment 7 hours ago | 9 comments

Exlusive interview with Rep. Anna Eshoo
On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo discusses issues within and beyond Palo Alto, including airplane noise... Last comment 17 hours ago | 10 comments

In the shadow of deportation
The rumors of ICE deportations - and how quickly they spread - point to a population of immigrants who are not only afraid... Last comment on Apr 23, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 57 comments

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Preliminary injunction blocks sanctuary executive order
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County blocking an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened to deny federal funding to sanctuary cities and counties. Tuesday, 2:16 PM

Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy
President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who took questions for about two hours Saturday during a town-hall-style in Woodside. Tuesday, 2:50 PM

Stanford University names new band director
Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education professor from Baylor University, the university announced Monday. Monday, 11:24 AM | 13 comments

Stories shared at the Weekly's Holiday Fund reception
Donors and recipients of the Palo Alto Weekly's 24th annual Holiday Fund gathered for a reception filled with insightful stories on Monday, April 24. Tuesday, 9:33 AM

Section of popular trail temporarily closed for project
A portion of San Francisquito Creek Bay Trail was closed on Monday, April 24, and will remain blocked through the end of the year, according to the City of Palo Alto. Tuesday, 9:48 AM

Facts on hot-button Bay Area issues added to MTC website
Factual information about hot-button Bay Area topics such as housing affordability, poverty rates and life expectancy is now available online.
Tuesday, 1:46 PM

Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations
As the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first set of Measure B funds, Midpeninsula cities are raising concerns that the agency could be putting onerous restrictions on projects for Caltrain grade separations. Monday, 8:36 AM | 17 comments

East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail
A 23-year-old man who took part in a series of robberies in East Palo Alto was sentenced to serve six months in county jail and will be on probation for five years, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office said. Monday, 11:04 AM | 2 comments

VIDEO: Rep. Anna Eshoo
On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo joins Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Staff Writer Sue Dremann to discuss issues within and beyond Palo Alto. Monday, 8:33 AM | 10 comments

Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew
Palo Alto High School junior Angeline Chen was first exposed to "Star Trek: Voyager" at 10 months old. Little did she know that at age 16 she would become the founder of Palo Alto's own Star Trek Club. Monday, 8:33 AM | 3 comments

In the shadow of deportation

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