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Spare the Air alert extended, some schools close
As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing... Last comment 34 minutes ago | 35 comments

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth
The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors... Last comment 3 hours ago | 18 comments

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement
Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit... Last comment 1 hour ago | 22 comments

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?
I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read... Last comment 1 hour ago | 67 comments

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Locals cope with lingering smoky conditions
Many Palo Alto residents are spending more time indoors this week, skipping their regular activities as smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County nearly 200 miles away persist on the Peninsula. Friday, 4:51 PM

Man in phantom mask burglarizes businesses
A man wearing a "Phantom of the Opera" mask allegedly burglarized at least four Palo Alto businesses early Wednesday morning, Palo Alto police said in a press release. Friday, 12:35 PM

Local mothers speak out about postpartum depression
One in five mothers experience postpartum depression but most women affected by it struggle in silence. A group of local women are speaking out about their challenges as mothers, hoping to break down the persistent stigma that surrounds maternal mental health. Friday, 6:37 AM | 3 comments

Spare the Air alert extended, schools close due to smoke
As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing and many local schools are canceling classes. Thursday, 4:39 PM | 35 comments

Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents
For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto Unified School District to address months of non-compliance with the California Public Records Act. Friday, 6:36 AM | 22 comments

Weekly launches annual Holiday Fund charitable drive
In the Holiday Fund's 25 years, it has raised $6.3 million for nonprofits and child care centers. This year, the annual giving campaign has a goal of raising $350,000. Friday, 6:36 AM

Sister-in-law to face trial in Palo Alto killing
A Palo Alto woman accused of killing her sister-in-law at a Greenmeadow neighborhood home on July 7, 2016 was ordered on Wednesday to stand trial. Thursday, 9:03 AM | 1 comments

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth

Dharap wins second school board seat

Teen arrested for East Palo Alto shooting

Greene Middle School marks 'transformative' renaming

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

City sees a rash of car break-ins

School district equity coordinator resigns

Board discusses revised police contract

Ways to help Camp Fire victims

PUBLIC AGENDA: Expanding use of recycled water; utilities tech plan

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