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Palo Alto moves toward business tax to pay for transportation
After four years of false starts and sharp disagreements, Palo Alto kicked off on Monday a new effort to place a business... Last comment 53 minutes ago | 18 comments

Midpeninsula mayors, tech company 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... Last comment 2 hours ago | 27 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... Last comment 2 hours ago | 30 comments

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 4 hours ago | 59 comments

 
 
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City budget proposes more transportation staff, continued defraying of pension costs
Palo Alto plans to freeze four Police Department positions, raise its stake in employee pensions and take a less central role in Project Safety Net, a community collaboration to promote youth well-being, under a budget that City Manager Ed Shikada presented Monday night. Tuesday, 4:22 PM

Following reports of explosion, two sent to hospital with 'serious' burns
Two workers suffered serious burns Tuesday morning while they were repairing an elevator in the Park Plaza Apartments building at 2865 Park Blvd. in Palo Alto. Tuesday, 1:03 PM

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 | 18 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 | 5 comments

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 | 4 comments

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 | 1 comments

Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in freeway crash

Editorial: Hoping for goodwill and leverage, Stanford may wind up with neither

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

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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

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed 2020 ballot measure; park improvement ordinance

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