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Diocese of San Jose addresses sex abuse allegations
Bishop Patrick McGrath will visit Palo Alto this Saturday on behalf of the Diocese of San Jose to hold a listening session... Last comment 17 minutes ago | 7 comments

Tanaka blasts colleagues for 'busting budget'
Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka publicly accused his council colleagues and city staff on Tuesday night of poor stewardship... Last comment 35 minutes ago | 56 comments

Community to Kavanaugh accuser: 'We are here, and we have your back'
Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court... Last comment 43 minutes ago | 71 comments

Editorial: Yes on Measure E hotel-tax increase
We reluctantly recommend voters support the city of Palo Alto's proposal to raise about $2.5 million a year in new city revenue... Last comment on Sep 21, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments

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Palo Alto's Alexandra Lee. Photo by Malcolm Slaney. Submitted by Rick Eymer on Sep 5, 2018


Hundreds attend vigil for Christine Blasey Ford
Hundreds of people joined a candlelight vigil on Sunday in support of Christine Blasey Ford, a Palo Alto resident whose sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have thrown his confirmation into turmoil. Monday, 8:48 AM | 9 comments

School board to discuss Voting Rights Act legal threat
A Palo Alto Unified attorney will give a public presentation at Tuesday's school board meeting on the district's options for responding to a legal threat alleging the district has violated the California Voting Rights Act. Monday, 10:36 AM

Webcast: Palo Alto's housing plans
Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto's response to a recent Santa Clara County Grand Jury report, which urged cities to do more to address the regional housing crisis. Monday, 9:06 AM

Board candidate misrepresents his STEM program
Christopher Boyd, who is running for a seat on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education in November's election, has been falsely claiming that his small after-school STEM program in Palo Alto is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, an investigation by the Weekly found. Monday, 9:07 AM | 21 comments

Man convicted of beating toddler to death
A San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted an East Palo Alto man for blunt-force-trauma killing of a 2-year-old girl, San Mateo County Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti said. Monday, 9:07 AM | 4 comments

VIDEO: School board debate
In the first Palo Alto Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday, five candidates discussed their views on the state of the school district, transparency, youth wellbeing and academic rigor, among other topics. Monday, 9:06 AM

Transportation management pilot planned for Cal. Ave. area
To broaden its work to control Palo Alto's traffic and parking woes, the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association (TMA) on Thursday voted to expand its transportation management program to the California Avenue area.
Sunday, 7:49 AM | 17 comments

Laurene Powell Jobs buys 30 acres in East Palo Alto

Crowds converge at Baylands for Moonlight Run & Walk

Off Deadline: It takes trust to create a village

Berman to focus on computer science education at forum

Around Town: A tale of two cities; a matter of taste

Editorial: No, no, no on Measure F

Palo Alto resists Grand Jury recommendations on housing

Editorial: Yes on Measure E hotel-tax increase

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