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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 7 hours ago | 72 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 2 hours ago | 59 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 1 hour 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 38 minutes ago | 36 comments

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Rising up to meet the disaster
Communities across Palo Alto have responded in myriad ways to the devastation of the North Bay fires, dedicating 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 | 13 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 today. Friday, 7:01 AM

School 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 | 14 comments

Lawyer charged for 'fake employees'
A Palo Alto attorney is facing numerous fraud charges for allegedly creating fake employees to help her clients obtain benefits as part of a federal immigration program, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Friday, 1:00 PM

Felon arraigned for possessing firearm in music video
A convicted felon and alleged gang member pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of illegally possessing a firearm after filming a rap music video in which he allegedly handled a gun on camera, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Friday, 12:51 PM

Editorial: Irrationality on marijuana
In a community that passed Proposition 64, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, city officials are recommending a policy that prohibits even a single highly regulated retail dispensary from operating here. Friday, 7:00 AM | 10 comments

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

Fires spark Spare the Air alert

PUBLIC AGENDA: mixed-use project; superintendent search

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