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After two students are struck by cars, parents call for more traffic safety
Palo Alto parents are calling for more traffic-safety measures after two children were hit by cars in separate collisions,... Last comment 4 hours ago | 49 comments

City urged to think bigger as it rezones San Antonio Road for housing
As Palo Alto prepares to transform an industrial area around San Antonio Road into the city's next residential hub, housing... Last comment 14 hours ago | 39 comments

City hopes to lure growth -- and grants -- to San Antonio Road
In designating San Antonio Road as a "priority development area," the Palo Alto City Council is hoping to attract grants... Last comment on Sep 19, 2023 at 8:46 pm | 5 comments

Palo Alto Unified prepares to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement
The Palo Alto Unified School District is moving to adopt an ethnic studies graduation requirement starting with the Class... Last comment on Sep 21, 2023 at 11:08 am | 21 comments

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NASA prepares to bring back asteroid samples from space on Sept. 24
After seven years of space exploration, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will return to Earth on Sunday, Sept. 24, bringing back a small sample of asteroid remnants that will help scientists better understand life formations on Earth. Saturday, 8:08 AM

Eichler-style fire station approved near Mitchell Park
Palo Alto passed a critical milestone Thursday, Sept. 21, in its plan to replace the aged and undersized fire station near Mitchell Park when the city's Architectural Review Board approved the design for the Eichler-style project. Friday, 9:27 AM | 5 comments

Pedestrian struck, killed by California Highway Patrol officer with DUI suspect in vehicle on Highway 92
A California Highway Patrol officer struck and killed a man who was running across State Highway 92 on Wednesday night, Sept. 20, CHP Capt. Jason Cavett said during a press conference on Thursday. Thursday, 3:51 PM | 1 comments

Yet another Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday due to wildfire smoke
Wildfire smoke continues to persist in the Bay Area, prompting the region's air quality regulators to issue another Spare the Air alert for Saturday, Sept. 23, that bans the burning of wood or other solid fuels. Friday, 12:06 PM

Stroller-friendly run club to race at Palo Alto Weekly's annual Moonlight Run
FIT4MOM's current run club session participants will be racing at Palo Alto Weekly's 39th Moonlight Run & Walk, slated for Sept. 29. Rachel Kitt is at the helm of this stroller-friendly running club. Friday, 8:18 AM

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Friday due to wildfire smoke
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended a Spare the Air alert through Friday due to wildfire smoke that continues to linger from fires burning further north in California and Oregon. Thursday, 1:21 PM

Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk race night guide
Here's everything you need to know about the Moonlight Run & Walk, which will take place at the Palo Alto Baylands, starting at the Baylands Athletic Center at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 29. Friday, 8:13 AM

Around Town: Christine Blasey Ford's new book, Andrew Luck takes to the field
In his week's Around Town column, Christine Blasey Ford writes a memoir, Andrew Luck gets back into the game, and Palo Alto eyes new dog parks. Friday, 8:14 AM | 1 comments

Traffic advisory issued for Embarcadero, El Camino and Sand Hill Road
Increased traffic is expected on Embarcadero Road, El Camino Real and Sand Hill Road this Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23. Thursday, 12:57 PM

Atherton celebrates centennial, tracing back 100 years of history on the Peninsula
This Sunday, Sept. 24, Atherton plans to commemorate its 100-year history with a celebration at the Town Center, located at 80 Fair Oaks Lane, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, 1:55 PM

LGBTQ+ Afghans in dire need of asylum nations
There are an estimated 10,000 LGBTQ+ Afghans who need immediate evacuation. While nations like Germany and Canada, among others, are actively granting asylum to them, the network of nations doing so should be much bigger, activists. Thursday, 9:28 AM

How LGBTQ+ Afghans are escaping from the Taliban, with the help of Silicon Valley

City hopes to lure growth — and grants — to San Antonio Road

After 2 students are struck by cars, parents call for more traffic safety

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors looks to pitch in another $10M for all-inclusive playgrounds

New studies aim to speed up Palo Alto's redesign of rail crossings

Palo Alto to pay a gas premium to ward off sharp spikes in winter bills

Palo Alto looks to extend 'safe parking' on Geng Road

City urged to think bigger as it rezones San Antonio Road for housing

Palo Alto resident Offir Gutelzon leads massive Bay Area protest against Benjamin Netanyahu

Palo Alto adopts new rules for downtown parklets

Public Agenda: Parks & Recreation Commission talks about dog parks


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