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Renter protection plan fizzles
Palo Alto’s foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council majority struck... Last comment 1 hour ago | 53 comments

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem
It’s a problem as vast as it's vague: an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing... Last comment 50 minutes ago | 21 comments

Council members propose adding housing in commercial areas
The Palo Alto City Council members are looking to revise the zoning code to allow more new residences downtown and in other... Last comment 1 hour ago | 54 comments

'Behind the Headlines': Palo Alto's pension problem
Palo Alto is facing a pension and retiree medical liability that City Councilman Eric Filseth says approaches $1 billion.... Last comment 1 hour ago | 35 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Max McGee, left, and Grant Althouse, principal of Fairmeadow Elementary School, right, sport tutus to celebrate Fairmeadow's 22nd (two-two) day of the month on Thursday, Sept. 22. Photo by Paul Sakuma/www.paulsakuma.com. Submitted by My Nguyen on Sep 22, 2016

 
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Obituary: John Freidenrich dies
Longtime Atherton resident John Freidenrich -- a major supporter of Stanford University, a well-respected attorney and an early investor in many Silicon Valley companies -- died on Oct. 11. He was 80. Wednesday, 2:59 PM

Proposal seeks more homes
Three City Council members are looking to revise the zoning code to allow more new residences downtown and in other prominent commercial districts. Wednesday, 9:42 AM | 54 comments

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem
The city faces an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing. Wednesday, 1:01 AM | 21 comments

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?
An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows parcels that are now the color of ash. Could such a fire happen here? Wednesday, 9:42 AM | 5 comments

Facebook's new plans win OK
A debate over the aesthetics of a proposed eight-story parking garage dominated the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussion of Facebook's revised plans for its development along Bayfront Expressway. Wednesday, 9:14 AM

CPUC to consider stronger background checks
New proposals on background checks for ride-share drivers could considered by the California Public Utilities Commission as early as next month. Wednesday, 9:11 AM

Renter protections plan fizzles
Palo Alto's foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council struck down a proposal to strengthen the city's tenant-protection laws. Tuesday, 2:39 AM | 53 comments

Film, panel on life for East Palo Alto families

Fire Department positions cut

Where to donate for wildfires victims

Rise in car burglaries at Stanford

Wrong-way driver causes crash

Deputy fire chief sues city

Kiwanis Club honors founder of girls' camp

Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

AUDIO: Palo Alto's pension problem

Around Town: a powerful reminder

Fires spark Spare the Air alert

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Department job cuts; ordinance for taxi services

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