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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 minutes ago | 58 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 14 hours ago | 65 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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"Exhibit on U.S. presidents"
Life-sized cutouts of Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton and other U.S. presidents are scattered in an exhibit on display at Walter Hays Elementary School on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo by Connie Jo Cotton. Submitted by Jamey Padojino on Feb 21, 2018

 
 
 
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Palo Alto revives its interest in a business tax
After four years of false starts and sharp disagreements, Palo Alto kicked off on Monday a new effort to place a business tax on the November 2020 ballot. Tuesday, 2:21 AM | 10 comments

District, teachers union reach tentative agreement on 2% raise
The Palo Alto Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a tentative three-year labor agreement that would provide an ongoing 2% raise and 2% one-time bonus this year. Tuesday, 9:33 AM

Ravenswood appoints new principals for 2019-20 school year
The Ravenswood City School District Board of Education approved new leaders for two schools on Thursday, while other principals remain in interim district-level roles through the summer.
Tuesday, 8:38 AM

Update: Missing Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man found safe
A Palo Alto woman who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat on April 1, has been located after having gone missing since Thursday, April 18. Tuesday, 11:22 AM | 3 comments

Holiday Fund drive raises record-breaking $411K for local nonprofits
The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund campaign exceeded expectations this year by raising $411,000 for local nonprofits, the largest amount in its 26-year history. Tuesday, 9:58 AM

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 | 1 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

Finding a home for youth mental health clinic

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

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park, Los Altos locations

Around Town: Standing the test of time; undercrossing reopened

No webcast this week

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

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

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed 2020 ballot measure; park improvement ordinance

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