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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 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 3 minutes 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 15 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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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 | 11 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 | 11 comments

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 | 7 comments

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 | 9 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 | 72 comments

Obituary: John Freidenrich dies

Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem

Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

Students displaced by North Bay fires eligible for assistance

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; school district goals vote

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