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Audit finds flaws in code enforcement
Palo Alto's ever evolving and much maligned code-enforcement program will face fresh scrutiny from city leaders next week... Last comment 7 hours ago | 26 comments

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?
I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read... Last comment 5 hours ago | 55 comments

Council race: How they won — and lost
A look at the Santa Clara County votes-by-precinct map underscores Alison Cormack’s dominance in the race for a Palo Alto... Last comment on Nov 13, 2018 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments

Facing tight housing market, tenants worry over uncertain future
Dennis Backlund spends most nights lying awake wondering where he's going to live. Soon the day will come when he must leave... Last comment 7 hours ago | 69 comments

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"Net Neutrality protest"
Protest in front of Verizon store on University Avenue. Submitted by Harjanto Sumali on Dec 8, 2017


Greene Middle School marks 'transformative' renaming
Greene Middle School held a rededication ceremony on Wednesday in honor of its new namesake, an African-American technologist, venture capitalist and mentor for people of color and women in Silicon Valley. Wednesday, 4:45 PM | 4 comments

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls
Faced with a rising senior population and surging demand for emergency medical response, Palo Alto Fire Department officials are exploring a new service model that would emphasize education, screening and other preventive measures. Wednesday, 12:00 PM | 1 comments

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement
Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city's glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit is hampered by vague roles, confusing technology and insufficient public outreach. Tuesday, 9:34 PM | 12 comments

School district equity coordinator resigns midyear
The midyear departure of Palo Alto Unified equity coordinator Keith Wheeler has prompted questions about whether the position is still a worthwhile investment. Wednesday, 9:01 AM | 10 comments

City sees a rash of car break-ins
A series of car burglaries was recorded in Palo Alto from Nov. 5 to this past Monday, all of which occurred near the city's main arteries and some locations repeatedly hit, according to police. Wednesday, 5:25 PM | 1 comments

School board discusses revised police contract
The Palo Alto school board discussed Tuesday a revised memorandum of understanding with the police department that no longer includes four sections that community members worried could disproportionately affect students of color and students with disabilities and mental illness. Wednesday, 8:49 AM | 3 comments

Dharap pulls ahead in race for second school board seat
A week past Election Day, the race for the second seat on the Palo Alto school board is still undecided, though by Tuesday morning attorney Shounak Dharap held a commanding lead. Wednesday, 6:29 PM | 20 comments

Palo Alto Unified eyes mitigation for Stanford growth

Ways to help Camp Fire victims

Webcast: Analyzing the election

Arson charges for man rescued from fire

President Hotel tenants' future in limbo

Rain may arrive in latter half of next week

Sea lion found outside shelter

County extends veteran housing program

Editorial: The voters speak

PUBLIC AGENDA: State exam performance report; grade-separation analysis review

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