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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 2 hours ago | 53 comments

Over Simitian objections, school board voices support for Stanford agreement
Palo Alto Unified School District leaders on Tuesday lauded a proposed agreement between the district and Stanford University... Last comment on Apr 21, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 64 comments

County abruptly halts development-agreement talks for Stanford's expansion
Citing significant concerns about Stanford University’s newly announced deal with the Palo Alto Unified School District,... Last comment on Apr 18, 2019 at 2:25 am | 34 comments

Palo Alto looks to distance cell antennas from homes, schools
Seeking to strike a balance between federal requirements and resident concerns, Palo Alto approved on Monday night a new... Last comment on Apr 19, 2019 at 11:46 pm | 20 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man reported missing
Rebecca Parker Mankey of Palo Alto, who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat in a Palo Alto Starbucks on April 1, has been reported missing. Monday, 11:51 AM | 3 comments

Finding a home for youth mental health clinic
An ambitious plan to open a North County youth mental health center is proving to be a challenge, beset by delays and escalating costs as Santa Clara County officials scour Palo Alto for a location. Monday, 8:26 AM | 1 comments

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in freeway crash
A motorcyclist who died in a Menlo Park crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday morning has been identified as 34-year-old East Palo Alto resident Fredrick Mahoni, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office. Monday, 10:39 AM

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park, Los Altos locations
For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run stationery shops. But the owner of the business says Village's two remaining locations, in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be shuttered before the end of the summer. Monday, 8:27 AM | 16 comments

Around Town: Standing the test of time; undercrossing reopened
In the latest Around Town column, a Palo Alto resident who has become a voice for sexual assault victims joins a list of influential people, the Adobe Creek underpassing reopens and the Palo Alto City Council will consider a measure to include in the 2020 general election ballot. Sunday, 8:54 AM | 2 comments

Mayors, tech 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 and other elected officials from Redwood City to Sunnyvale met with transportation program leaders from the area's biggest employers on Thursday, April 18. Saturday, 8:59 AM | 15 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 brought the intended headlines, leading the public to believe that an actual deal had been reached to mitigate Stanford's future development impacts on the schools. Friday, 6:52 AM | 29 comments

Ravenswood school district, KIPP charter school reach facilities-rental agreement

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City: University Avenue will be partly closed Saturday, early next week

Off Deadline: Bringing real-world humanity to the Great Immigration Debate

Over Simitian objections, school board voices support for Stanford agreement

Palo Alto offers raises to largest labor union

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed 2020 ballot measure; park improvement ordinance

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