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Opinion: Do we really need a municipal broadband system?
We do not need another broadband system and we should be suspicious about how successful the city can be in building and... Last comment 7 hours ago | 20 comments

Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts
Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes... Last comment on May 14, 2021 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments

Survey shows growing concern about city's diversity
Despite Palo Alto's recent efforts to promote social justice, the percentage of resident who think the city is doing a good... Last comment 44 minutes ago | 44 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 14, 2021 at 5:20 pm | 13 comments

 
 
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Three things to know about Gavin Newsom's spending spree
Gov. Newsom is proposing to spend California's $100 billion windfall on schools, small businesses, homelessness and more, while campaigning against the recall at the same time. Sunday, 8:45 AM | 7 comments

Survey shows city falls short on diversity
Despite Palo Alto's recent efforts to promote social justice, the percentage of resident who think the city is doing a good job in welcoming people with diverse backgrounds is at its lowest point in nearly two decades, a survey shows. Friday, 6:59 AM | 44 comments

Around Town: Postcard project forms bonds across generations
In the latest Around Town column, read about older and younger artists connecting over postcards and local plans for Bike to Wherever Day on May 21. Saturday, 8:56 AM

Palo Alto Unified to offer Pfizer vaccine to eligible students
With one of three COVID-19 vaccines now available to children ages 12 and up in Santa Clara County, the Palo Alto school district is opening up its first vaccine site for eligible students on Sunday. Thursday, 10:52 PM | 5 comments

This prosecutor is on a mission to help the Asian Pacific Islander community fight race-based crime
From hosting meetings to educating business owners, Alexander Adams has taken decisive steps to empower victims against hate. Friday, 6:59 AM | 9 comments

Retiring teachers reflect on decades of change in their profession
Thirty Palo Alto Unified teachers -- all of whom have taught at the district between 20 to 50 years -- are closing a chapter in their lives after what some have deemed the most challenging year ever. Friday, 6:59 AM | 4 comments

Opinion: Do we really need a municipal broadband system?
We do not need another broadband system and we should be suspicious about how successful the city can be in building and operating such a project. Friday, 6:59 AM | 20 comments

San Mateo County launches COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children 12-15
San Mateo County began offering COVID-19 vaccinations to 12- to 15 year-olds at its Pfizer vaccine clinics on Thursday, and is holding a clinic in East Palo Alto on Saturday.
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Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts
Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes library closures, the elimination of art programs and reduced police staffing. Thursday, 9:12 AM | 18 comments

Police investigate hate vandalism at city park

To help students impacted by pandemic catch-up, Palo Alto Unified to expand summer learning program

Worship services + a Pfizer shot? County health leaders bring COVID-19 vaccines to East Palo Alto church

Coronavirus central: Residents ages 12 and up can get vaccinated

Prodded by state mandates, city launches new housing vision

Fuel spill into Matadero Creek prompts concerns about environmental damage

San Mateo County moves to least-restrictive yellow tier

In less than a year, Mountain View opens new 100-unit homeless housing complex

Events planned all month to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed budget discussions; hearings on housing proposals

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