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Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault
Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as... Last comment 9 hours ago | 76 comments

Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants
In an abrupt change of course, the Palo Alto City Council approved on Monday night a law ensuring that tenants facing eviction... Last comment on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:45 pm | 23 comments

Opponents gear up for battle over health care
Measure F will either burden Palo Alto taxpayers with a new bureaucracy that could cost up to $2 million a year to administer... Last comment on Sep 19, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments

Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.
The great economic news: employment rates are at an all-time high. The terrific news for Americans seeking a career in tech:... Last comment 11 hours ago | 50 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto resists Grand Jury recommendations on housing
Palo Alto's elected officials took a skeptical stance last week toward a new Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report that criticized jurisdictions throughout the county for failing to adopt policies that encourage affordable housing. Friday, 6:57 AM

Laurene Powell Jobs buys 30 acres in East Palo Alto
One of the largest parcels of vacant land in East Palo Alto is now under the ownership of a limited liability company associated with Laurene Powell Jobs, according to San Mateo County records. Friday, 6:57 AM

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 by increasing the transient-occupancy tax from 14 to 15.5 percent. Friday, 6:56 AM

Editorial: No, no, no on Measure F
It is difficult to imagine a more poorly conceived idea to present to voters than the Measure F health care initiative pushed by the union representing health care workers throughout California, including Stanford Hospital employees. Friday, 6:57 AM

Tonight: Moonlight Run returns to the Baylands
The Palo Alto Baylands is expected to be flooded with visitors this Friday when more than 1,800 runners flock to the trails for the Palo Alto Weekly's 34th annual Moonlight Run & Walk. Wednesday, 9:23 AM | 3 comments

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 where he will address sexual abuse allegations against priests within his diocese. Thursday, 9:48 AM | 6 comments

Community shows support for Kavanaugh accuser
Local residents, friends and strangers have rallied around Christine Blasey Ford, who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were teenagers. Thursday, 11:57 AM | 31 comments

Man arraigned in fatal 2011 East Palo Alto shooting
A 27-year-old man has been extradited to San Mateo County to face murder charges for a fatal 2011 shooting of a Menlo Park woman in East Palo Alto, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office said on Tuesday. Wednesday, 2:01 PM | 6 comments

Public Works veteran tapped to lead department

Bike Exchange finds new home

Palo Alto finalizes design on new police headquarters

Palo Alto broadens law to help evicted tenants

East Palo Alto City Council nixes stun gun use

PUBLIC AGENDA: Dchool district general counsel; Former ITT area concepts

Man pleads not guilty to attempted rape in Menlo Park

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