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Stanford names new band director
Stanford University's Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band has a new official leader: Russell Gavin, a music education... Last comment 50 minutes ago | 17 comments

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 4 hours ago | 17 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 21 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, 4:45 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 | 5 comments

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 | 17 comments

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

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds
Elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification project that is expected to add capacity to the busy transit corridor.
Tuesday, 5:30 PM

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

Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's
Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on April 18 to promote her own work and to sign copies of her book. Tuesday, 4:59 PM

Facts on hot-button Bay Area issues added to MTC website

Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

East Palo Alto robber gets six months in county jail

In the shadow of deportation

Audits find flaws in Palo Alto's purchasing policies

Palo Alto teen creates her own Trekkie starship crew

PUBLIC AGENDA: solar panel project; new parking program

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