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Fewer events, more enforcement: City proposes conditions for Castilleja's expansion
Seeking to bridge the yawning gap between Castilleja School and a vocal group of neighbors who vehemently oppose the school's... Last comment on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:48 pm | 22 comments

Bay Area's new growth plan eyes massive housing influx in Silicon Valley
Palo Alto, which has consistently failed to meet its own housing targets, would be required to plan for more than 10,000... Last comment 18 hours ago | 76 comments

Editorial: Our election recommendations
Learn about the Palo Alto Weekly's recommendations on local, regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition... Last comment 5 hours ago | 27 comments

As stores struggle, Palo Alto prepares to let offices fill retail spaces
Seeking to stem the economic damage from COVID-19, Palo Alto is weighing a measure that could shake up the local retail scene:... Last comment 12 minutes ago | 10 comments

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Fauci talks reopening plans with county officials amid a national surge in COVID-19 cases
Dr. Anthony Fauci briefed local business leaders Friday on the state of COVID-19 and progress on a vaccine, while praising Santa Clara County's plans for reopening schools in a pandemic. Friday, 3:07 PM | 1 comments

Separated by the pandemic, families face difficult question: When will I see you again?
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to quash expectations of when life might return to normal, some residents said they worry when -- or if -- they will ever see their loved ones in person again. Friday, 6:51 AM | 4 comments

As stores struggle, Palo Alto prepares to let offices fill retail spaces
Seeking to stem the economic damage from COVID-19, Palo Alto is weighing a measure that could shake up the local retail scene: allowing banks, law firms and other office uses to replace shops and restaurants in many parts of the city. Friday, 4:46 PM | 10 comments

Around Town: Volunteers make a difference by building book cubbies
In the latest Around Town column, news about local volunteers building book cubbies for low-income students, a group of musicians performing jazz for free at Johnson Park and a teen's knitting campaign to benefit high-risk youth. Saturday, 7:20 AM

Challenger outraises six opponents in East Palo Alto City Council race by lending money to his own campaign
With Election Day fast approaching, Webster Lincoln, one of four newcomers vying for a seat on the East Palo Alto City Council, leads the way in campaign contributions over his six opponents, the latest finance disclosures show. Friday, 2:37 PM | 2 comments

Fewer events, more enforcement: City proposes conditions for Castilleja expansion
Seeking to bridge the yawning gap between Castilleja School and a vocal group of neighbors who vehemently oppose the school's planned expansion, Palo Alto city staff is proposing new limits on campus events and traffic volumes. Thursday, 12:52 AM | 22 comments

Election Guide 2020
We've compiled an election guide so local voters can educate themselves about the candidates and measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. Wednesday, 5:29 PM

After trustee's resignation, Ravenswood school board to appoint replacement
The Ravenswood school board plans to make a provisional appointment rather than hold a costly special election to fill a vacancy left by the sudden departure of former trustee Stephanie Fitch. Friday, 9:02 AM

Philippe Rey of Adolescent Counseling Services honored with Kiwanis Angel award
Philippe Rey, executive director of Adolescent Counseling Services, has won the ninth annual Kiwanis Angel Award for his work that supports youth mental health in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Friday, 6:51 AM

Election night 2020: Tune in for local results, analysis
Midpeninsula residents can watch local election results next Tuesday night during a live, one-hour broadcast being co-produced by Palo Alto Online, the Almanac and the Midpen Media Center. Thursday, 8:48 AM

Guest Opinion: A place to call home: Vote 'yes' on Measure V

Car erupts in flames after rollover crash in Palo Alto Hills

Former foster youth launches a new kind of mentorship

In alignment with teachers, district does not recommend livestreaming for middle, high schools

Police alerted to two more attempted home burglaries during wee hours Sunday

Palo Alto looks to encourage de-escalation techniques in revised police manual

In pursuit of reform, Palo Alto looks beyond armed officers

Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Former Paly robotics coach files lawsuit alleging harassment, discrimination

Supporters of Valley Water's clean water measure raise nearly $340K

Palo Alto nixes plan to 'muzzle' commissioners

Council incumbents retain cash edge as Election Day looms

Newcomer Jesse Ladomirak holds fundraising lead in school board race

Santa Clara County school board trustee Grace Mah's fundraising tops $300K

To avoid COVID-19 scare, Halloween celebrations take on different look

Editorial: Our election recommendations

With election integrity at top of mind, what is the county doing to keep your votes secure?

Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Caltrain's Measure RR

Guest Opinions: Arguments for, against Santa Clara Valley Water District's Measure S

Seven East Palo Alto City Council candidates seek to set city on a promising path

VIDEOS: Watch the Ravenswood school board candidates discuss top issues

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a calendar of election debates, forums

What you need to know about the 10 City Council candidates and what they stand for

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County case total nears 25K

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposal to expand Foothills Park access; review of Castilleja growth plan

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