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Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030
Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday... Last comment 21 hours ago | 40 comments

With little opposition, Palo Alto asks voters to approve business tax
When the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday to formally endorse Measure K, which would create a business tax, the most striking... Last comment 18 hours ago | 17 comments

In Palo Alto City Council race, it's anybody's game
Here's what you need to know about the seven people running for Palo Alto City Council and where they stand on key issues.... Last comment 9 hours ago | 11 comments

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on diversity and inclusion
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their views on how... Last comment 5 hours ago | 44 comments

 
 
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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017

 
 
 
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With Measure L, city hopes to preserve a controversial budget practice
City officials are quick to denounce natural gas, which they say contributes to global warming and respiratory illnesses. It also, however, helps them pay for basic services, a practice that Measure L seeks to protect. Wednesday, 3:32 PM | 14 comments

Palo Alto's Homekey project gains $4M from Challenge Grant program
Palo Alto's planned transitional housing complex received a boost from Santa Clara County supervisors on Tuesday, as they approved $4 million from the Challenge Grant program to support the project. Thursday, 9:29 AM

Stanford professor named co-winner of Nobel Prize in chemistry
Stanford Professor Carolyn R. Bertozzi is among three winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2022, according to an announcement Wednesday morning from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Wednesday, 11:31 AM

COVID circulation still relatively high even as cases drop in Santa Clara County
While COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County have trended down over the summer, the county's top health official said that the level of virus circulating locally is likely higher than the county's case count. Wednesday, 4:04 PM

California homeless population grew by 22,000 over pandemic
The latest point-in-time count of California's homeless population shows that it increased at roughly the same pace as previous years, although it appears to have disproportionately affected Latinos. Thursday, 9:25 AM

With little opposition, city asks voters to approve business tax
When the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday to formally endorse Measure K, which would create a business tax, the most striking comments were the ones that weren't spoken. Wednesday, 9:48 AM | 17 comments

Three men arrested for September shooting in East Palo Alto
Over the past two weeks, police have arrested three men suspected of being involved in an East Palo Alto shooting that left bullet holes in several vehicles and buildings last month. Wednesday, 9:51 AM

Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030
Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday night an ambitious goal of making the city carbon neutral by 2030. Tuesday, 12:24 AM | 40 comments

Downtown bicyclist attacked in race-fueled hit-and-run
An assault on Sept. 29 in Palo Alto is being investigated by police as a hate crime after a man on a bicycle was allegedly spat on, called a racial epithet and struck with a truck, police said Monday. Monday, 7:52 PM | 6 comments

School board candidates bring in over $50K in campaign donations
The race for Palo Alto's school board has drawn over $50,000 in campaign donations so far this year, with Nicole Chiu-Wang leading the pack at $23,297.89 raised. Tuesday, 9:54 AM | 8 comments

Woman brandishes gun during road rage incident

Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing

Man charged with hate crimes, robberies against South Asian women

Four in a row: California drought likely to continue

Candidates for East Palo Alto City Council discuss qualifications, concerns

Vandalism at Roman Catholic Center to be investigated as hate crime

Candidates for sheriff square off at community forum

In race for Palo Alto City Council, it's anybody's game

Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

PUBLIC AGENDA: Climate action plan; positions on ballot measures

 

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