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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 59 minutes ago | 33 comments

Palo Alto gets set to build new California Avenue garage
After years of planning for a new public-safety building and parking garage in the California Avenue area, Palo Alto officials... Last comment 13 hours ago | 16 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 2 hours ago | 34 comments

Changes planned for San Antonio and East Charleston roads
A south Palo Alto intersection where 25 crashes occurred between 2012 and 2016 could receive a makeover within 12 to 18 months,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 26 comments

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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 would get some relocation assistance, regardless of their income levels. Tuesday, 1:23 AM | 10 comments

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 the author of the confidential letter that accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s, when they were both high school students in suburban Maryland. Monday, 8:28 AM | 47 comments

Man robs mother and daughter in Professorville
A mother and daughter walking in Palo Alto's Professorville neighborhood were robbed by a man who pushed them to the ground and fled in a getaway car on Saturday afternoon, police said. Monday, 11:50 AM | 4 comments

Stanford hires new Title IX officer, ombudsperson
Stanford University will start the new academic year with new administrators at the helm of several critical campus offices, including Title IX, the Office of The Ombuds and Counseling and Psychological Services. Monday, 11:21 AM

Longtime Stanford volunteer Burt McMurtry dies
Burton J. McMurtry, 83, a longtime Stanford University volunteer and philanthropist, died Sept. 2, leaving behind a legacy of contributions toward the campus art scene and academic programs. Tuesday, 11:00 AM

Fight against gun violence hits Stanford campus
Doctors, nurses, medical students and other medical staff rallied at Stanford University on Monday afternoon with calls to establish the growing problem as a public health crisis. Monday, 3:51 PM | 9 comments

Readers: Contribute questions for school board debate
The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online is hosting the first Board of Education debate of the election season on Thursday, Sept. 20, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Palo Alto Art Center and is seeking reader-submitted questions. Monday, 3:37 PM

Palo Alto gets set to build new Cal. Ave. garage

Shop Talk: New retail, all-day cafe to open

One East Palo Alto Director Dr. Faye McNair-Knox dies

County struggles to meet 'overwhelming' needs

Guest Opinion: Half a million empty tech jobs ... and growing.

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed public safety building; pension obligations

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