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Palo Alto moves toward business tax to pay for transportation
After four years of false starts and sharp disagreements, Palo Alto kicked off on Monday a new effort to place a business... Last comment 14 hours ago | 26 comments

Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic
In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors... Last comment 16 hours ago | 31 comments

Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither
The self-congratulatory press release issued late Monday by Stanford University and Palo Alto school Superintendent Don Austin... Last comment 10 hours ago | 38 comments

Palo Alto aligns itself against 'one-size-fits-all' housing bills
Responding to a flurry of housing bills moving through Sacramento, Palo Alto's elected leaders took a stance on Monday night... Last comment 9 hours ago | 70 comments

 
 
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Armed robber in bandana steals money from 7-Eleven store
A bandana-wearing man robbed the 7-Eleven store in Midtown Palo Alto of money at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, triggering a neighborhood search that turned out fruitless, police said. Wednesday, 8:45 PM | 2 comments

City budget proposes more transportation staff, continued defraying of pension costs
Palo Alto plans to freeze four Police Department positions, raise its stake in employee pensions and take a less central role in Project Safety Net, a community collaboration to promote youth well-being, under a budget that City Manager Ed Shikada presented Monday night. Tuesday, 4:22 PM | 3 comments

Teachers push back against reorganization of arts department
For the second time in as many years, Palo Alto Unified art teachers, students and parents are protesting the consolidation of a district-level art position, a decision they said was made without consulting those who would be impacted by it. Wednesday, 9:45 AM | 17 comments

Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage
A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees and close down the downtown business for repairs, a fire official said. Tuesday, 8:15 PM | 8 comments

Smash-and-grab car burglars caught minutes before their attempt to flee
Two men who were caught allegedly burglarizing two cars at a downtown Palo Alto parking garage were arrested late last week with help from a witness who notified authorities of the break-ins as they unfolded, police said Wednesday. Wednesday, 8:57 AM | 20 comments

Following reports of explosion, two sent to hospital with 'serious' burns
Two workers suffered serious burns Tuesday morning while they were repairing an elevator in the Park Plaza Apartments building at 2865 Park Blvd. in Palo Alto. Wednesday, 3:01 PM | 2 comments

VTA offers free transit on Thursday
On Thursday, April 25, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority wants to treat you to your commute.
Wednesday, 12:23 PM

Palo Alto revives its interest in a business tax

District, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 2% raise

Ravenswood appoints new principals for 2019-20 school year

Update: Missing Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man found safe

Holiday Fund drive raises record-breaking $411K for local nonprofits

Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed 2020 ballot measure; park improvement ordinance

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