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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 5 minutes ago | 73 comments

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 3 hours ago | 63 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 8 hours ago | 30 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 6 hours ago | 37 comments

 
 
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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017

 
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Barron Park principal named interim HR director
Anne Brown, who has served as principal of Barron Park Elementary School for the last two years, will temporarily move to the district for the rest of the school year as interim assistant superintendent for human resources. Friday, 6:45 PM

VIDEO: Wildfire assistance
Hear stories of aid to victims of the North Bay fires from Palo Alto Animal Services Officer Ken Cunningham, Almanac staff writer and American Red Cross volunteer Barbara Wood and Margaret Winters of Atherton. Friday, 6:55 PM

Rising up to meet the disaster
Communities across Palo Alto have responded in myriad ways to the devastation of the North Bay fires with services, manpower and supplies to those who need help. Friday, 7:01 AM | 1 comments

Proposed growth to strain Stanford's traffic-fighting effort
A new report for Stanford's general-use permit application shows the university's expansion will create "significant and unavoidable" traffic impacts along numerous road segments and intersections. Friday, 7:01 AM | 15 comments

Soaring through life
William "Uncle Bill" Dinsmore will celebrate a life marked by persistence amid adversity and abiding love as he becomes a centenarian Friday. Friday, 7:01 AM | 2 comments

District considers 'civility' policy
The president of the Palo Alto teachers' union hopes that a new civility policy she has proposed will help minimize inappropriate conduct among teachers, administrators and parents. Friday, 7:00 AM | 18 comments

Lawyer charged for 'fake employees'

Felon arraigned for possessing firearm in music video

Editorial: Irrationality on marijuana

Proposal seeks more homes

Efforts emerge to address sexual violence at schools

Obituary: John Freidenrich dies

City tries to get a grip on pension problem

Renter protections plan fizzles

Film, panel on life for East Palo Alto families

Fire Department positions cut

Deputy fire chief sues city

PUBLIC AGENDA: mixed-use project; superintendent search

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