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Planned admission fees for new Junior Museum and Zoo draw opposition
With Palo Alto's newly renovated Junior Museum and Zoo set to reopen this fall, supporters of the museum are raising fresh... Last comment 5 hours ago | 63 comments

Legal challenge over utility transfers adds to Palo Alto's budget woes
A legal challenge to Palo Alto's practice of moving funds from utilities to its general fund has added to its budget pain,... Last comment on May 9, 2021 at 1:51 pm | 11 comments

Palo Alto Unified, teachers union tentatively agree on 3% annual raise
Palo Alto Unified and its teachers union have reached a tentative two-year agreement that will raise annual teacher salaries... Last comment on May 7, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 187 comments

Facing another bleak budget season, council prepares for service cuts
With the city still reeling from the economic wreckage of the Covid-19 pandemic, Palo Alto's elected leaders launched on... Last comment 9 hours ago | 37 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto to lean on commercial centers to meet housing goals
As Palo Alto launches the complex process of identifying sites to accommodate more than 6,000 new residences, city leaders plan to zoom in on prominent commercial areas such as Stanford Shopping Center and Stanford Research Park. Monday, 10:57 PM

Diesel fuel spills into Matadero Creek
A diesel fuel spill from the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System's Palo Alto campus flowed into Matadero Creek on Thursday, contaminating a 600-foot section of the creek. Saturday, 10:17 PM | 6 comments

In less than a year, Mountain View builds and opens new 100-unit homeless housing complex
Calling it an innovative new approach that can swiftly reduce the Bay Area's growing homelessness problem, Mountain View city officials announced Thursday the opening of a new homeless housing project. Monday, 4:30 PM

Longtime Asian American residents in Palo Alto reflect on spike in hate incidents
Reports of anti-Asian harassment are disturbing, but not surprising, according to longtime Asian American residents of Palo Alto who spoke to the Weekly about the recent spike in local and national anti-Asian hate incidents. Friday, 7:00 AM | 9 comments

Pediatricians can bypass MyTurn as they vaccinate children
In an effort to accelerate vaccination of teens, California health officials say they will allow pediatricians to obtain doses without going through the state's problematic registration site. Saturday, 8:36 AM

Rise in hate crimes likely above reported numbers
The number of local hate crimes is low, but the trend line is rising even as most incidents go unreported: That's the message from Palo Alto Police Chief Robert Jonsen and Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen. Monday, 8:45 AM | 11 comments

Planned admission fees for new Junior Museum and Zoo draw opposition
With Palo Alto's newly renovated Junior Museum and Zoo set to reopen this fall, supporters of the museum are raising fresh concerns about its least popular new feature: an $18 admission fee. Thursday, 8:53 AM | 63 comments

Events planned all month to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage
Dozens of events to honor Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month kicked off in Palo Alto on May 1, with celebrations planned during the next four weeks that will include films and discussions. Friday, 7:00 AM

Santa Clara County further expands vaccination hours
Santa Clara County continues to encourage teens and other eligible community members to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by further expanding its evening and weekend hours and various pop-up sites that don't require an appointment. Saturday, 8:52 PM

Legal challenge over utility transfers adds to Palo Alto's budget woes

Three-part series on Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences kicks off May 13

New state laws add urgency, complexity to housing vision

Around Town: Becker honors local 'COVID Community Champions'

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund distributes record-breaking $680K to local nonprofits

Santa Clara County seeks applicants for commission to redraw supervisorial districts

Survey finds persistent minority is resistant to COVID-19 vaccinations

Man found shot in East Palo Alto parking garage dies

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

PUBLIC AGENDA: Discussions on Housing Element process, expanded learning opportunities spending plan

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