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Rail redesign sparks new ideas for downtown
As Palo Alto gets closer to picking its preferred option for separating railroad tracks from surface streets at four intersections,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 67 comments

Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims
The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health... Last comment 9 minutes ago | 33 comments

Guest Opinion: Should persistent developers get to ignore city laws?
How many years should a developer be allowed to wear down city staff and residents in order to push through bad construction... Last comment 13 hours ago | 28 comments

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"Exhibit on U.S. presidents"
Life-sized cutouts of Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton and other U.S. presidents are scattered in an exhibit on display at Walter Hays Elementary School on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo by Connie Jo Cotton. Submitted by Jamey Padojino on Feb 21, 2018


Legal threats, late revisions pay off for developer
Faced with a threat of a lawsuit, the Palo Alto City Council approved in one of its final actions of the year a highly contentious downtown development project that just two months ago was rejected by the city's own planning staff and panned by its Architectural Review Board. Tuesday, 3:03 AM | 3 comments

Key agreements pave way for Palo Alto's new bike bridge
Palo Alto's plan for a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 sped ahead on Monday, when city officials formally signed agreements with multiple agencies, paving the way for construction. Monday, 5:15 PM | 8 comments

School board to discuss proposed calendars
The Palo Alto school board will discuss on Tuesday proposals for the next three years of school calendars, which largely continue current schedules and have been ratified by the teachers union. Monday, 12:32 PM

Officials unveil San Francisquito Creek flood protection
A project that aims to protect 1,000 homes from a 100-year flood event during an extreme high tide completed its first phase, which public officials unveiled on Friday morning. Monday, 8:55 AM | 14 comments

Stabbing victim's death sends shock waves through community
Those who knew Kathy Hughes Anderson are reeling in shock following the news that the former Atherton town arborist and 62-year-old Menlo Park resident was found stabbed to death in her Valparaiso Avenue home on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Monday, 1:20 PM

VIDEO: Rail redesign update; President Hotel zoning
Palo Alto Weekly journalists discuss the latest on the redesign of the city's four rail crossings and recap the City Council's decision Monday on zoning for the President Hotel. Monday, 8:55 AM

Paly student identified as East Palo Alto homicide victim
A Palo Alto High School student was fatally shot early Thursday morning in East Palo Alto, his family confirmed Friday.
Monday, 8:55 AM

Alumni look back at 100 years of Paly
To celebrate the Palo Alto High School's centennial year, the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed alumni, or family members of alumni, to represent each decade of the school's history. Friday, 8:54 AM | 7 comments

Express lanes will extend into North County starting next year

Residents in 'glass houses' throw stones at proposal

East Palo Alto City Council selects mayor, vice mayor

Man sentenced for beating toddler to death

Opinion: Should persistent developers ignore city laws?

Opinion: Keeping options open: Integrating rail and community

Holiday Fund: Making music a priority

Editorial: Give for the kids

'Tis the season for giving

PUBLIC AGENDA: Downtown project appeal; interim school calendars

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