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Peninsula cities, companies explore partnerships to tackle traffic congestion
Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes... Last comment 55 minutes ago | 16 comments

Housing agency eyes complex rehabilitation of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park
A complex rehabilitation lies ahead for Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, where the Santa Clara County Housing Authority... Last comment 1 hour ago | 15 comments

Frustrated, still, by ongoing lack of progress on achievement gap, district to focus on improving middle schools
The Palo Alto school district is planning a "complete reboot" of its middle schools after years of failed efforts to systematically... Last comment 4 minutes ago | 44 comments

The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing
In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light... Last comment on Oct 17, 2019 at 11:43 am | 45 comments

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Episode 203: Woman breaks silence about Harvey Weinstein
Palo Alto resident Rowena Chiu, who says movie mogul Harvey Weinstein attempted to rape her when she was his assistant in 1998, speaks about her decision to come forward. Friday, 6:50 PM

District reaches tentative agreements on raises months earlier than usual
The Palo Alto school district has reached tentative agreements on raises for its teachers and classified employee unions, far earlier in the year than has historically happened in the city. Monday, 9:14 AM | 1 comments

San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests
In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting their requests for funding to address the impacts of its dramatic campus expansion. Friday, 10:19 PM | 7 comments

Possible drugging reported at Stanford
Two female Stanford University students reported that they believed they were drugged after drinking alcohol during a gathering at the Ujamaa house on Friday, the Department of Public Safety said. Sunday, 9:34 AM

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, known for his 'visionary' business approach, dies at 62
Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62, according to a statement from co-founder Larry Ellison on Hurd's website. Friday, 5:49 PM | 5 comments

County raises property taxes on some Stanford homes
About 50 Stanford University faculty members who purchased their homes through ground leases in the past three years are getting sticker shock after the county reassessed their property values. Saturday, 7:23 AM | 14 comments

Webster House fined $20,000 after rape of patient
Downtown Palo Alto skilled-nursing facility Webster House Health Center has been fined $20,000 in connection to the June 9 rape and sexual assault of a 72-year-old patient by one of its staff members, according to state records. Friday, 6:54 AM | 4 comments

Silicon Valley Community Foundation hires new leadership team

National Weather Service warns of more fire danger this week

Peninsula cities, companies explore partnership to tackle traffic congestion

Palo Alto set to raise its stakes in Ventura neighborhood redevelopment plan

Facebook donates $25M for teacher housing project

Opinion: Stanford's commitment to Palo Alto schools must be honored

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on Old Palo Alto parking program; discussion on community gardens guidelines

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