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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 6 hours ago | 71 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 | 58 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 2 hours ago | 29 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 on Oct 18, 2017 at 9:28 pm | 35 comments

 
 
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Efforts emerge to address sexual violence at schools
In a school district troubled by sexual misconduct among students and teachers, a district-level task force and a grassroots parent effort have launched to address the problem in Palo Alto's schools.
Thursday, 9:11 AM | 5 comments

Obituary: John Freidenrich dies
Longtime Atherton resident John Freidenrich -- a major supporter of Stanford University, a well-respected attorney and an early investor in many Silicon Valley companies -- died on Oct. 11. He was 80. Wednesday, 2:59 PM | 1 comments

Bay Area forecast: rain expected on Thursday
Rain is expected to fall in the Bay Area on Thursday and could help firefighters put out the several wildfires burning in the North Bay, National Weather Service officials said. Thursday, 8:28 AM | 1 comments

Proposal seeks more homes
Three City Council members are looking to revise the zoning code to allow more new residences downtown and in other prominent commercial districts. Wednesday, 9:42 AM | 71 comments

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem
The city faces an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing. Wednesday, 1:01 AM | 29 comments

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?
An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows parcels that are now the color of ash. Could such a fire happen here? Wednesday, 9:42 AM | 9 comments

Students displaced by North Bay fires eligible for assistance
Families with students who have relocated to the South Bay in the aftermath of blazes across the North Bay are eligible to apply for assistance, according to the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Thursday, 9:20 AM

Rise in car burglaries at Stanford

Facebook's new plans win OK

Renter protections plan fizzles

Film, panel on life for East Palo Alto families

Fire Department positions cut

Where to donate for wildfires victims

CPUC to consider stronger checks for ride-share drivers

Wrong-way driver causes crash

Deputy fire chief sues city

Fires spark Spare the Air alert

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Department job cuts; ordinance for taxi services

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