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The age of uncertainty: How seniors are 'aging in place'
A survey of Peninsula seniors commissioned by Avenidas of Palo Alto has found that most respondents desire to "age in place,"... Last comment 2 hours ago | 17 comments

Palo Alto Unified sets forth plan for preventing violence
The Palo Alto Unified School District is expediting plans to address student violence and other harmful behaviors, Superintendent... Last comment 23 minutes ago | 38 comments

New bike tunnels eyed as part of Palo Alto's ambitious rail redesign
In its long journey to completely redesign its rail crossings, Palo Alto is now queuing up plans to build underpasses for... Last comment 4 hours ago | 44 comments

To help tenants, council advances new eviction protections
Seeking to provide a measure of security to renters in city's famously expensive housing market, Palo Alto leaders agreed... Last comment 5 hours ago | 9 comments

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Reading initiative is improving Palo Alto students' skills, test results show
Palo Alto Unified is seeing double-digit increases in reading proficiency among K-5 students across all ethnic and racial groups thanks to its Every Student Reads Initiative, according to recent test results. Wednesday, 8:29 AM | 2 comments

Police calls: Future police HQ site burglarized; man charged with battery in downtown CVS
The following list captures recent reports of crimes made to Palo Alto police for the week of May 20 - 26. Wednesday, 7:22 AM

Can 'transitional housing' complex and water plant coexist as neighbors?
If things go as planned, Palo Alto will soon see two large new facilities go up on San Antonio Road, east of U.S. Highway 101: a housing complex for some of the city's poorest residents and a plant that will purify wastewater. Tuesday, 4:21 PM | 7 comments

Media literacy would be required for California K-12 students under new bill
Recognizing fake news, being savvy about social media and resisting cyberbullying would be a required part of California school curriculum under a bill now making its way through the Legislature. Tuesday, 2:41 PM | 3 comments

At $19.5M, historic 1916 English manor in Palo Alto tops list of 40 homes sold
Want to know what's happening in the local real estate market? Take a look at our interactive charts showing home sales activity in communities along the Midpeninsula for the week of May 29. Tuesday, 4:55 PM

To help Palo Alto renters, council adds new protections against evictions
Seeking to provide a measure of security to renters in city's famously expensive housing market, Palo Alto leaders agreed on Monday, June 5, to expand eviction protections and to put a cap on security deposits. Monday, 11:28 PM | 9 comments

Friends of man killed in Highway 101 crash remember him as supportive, kind
Mountain View resident Paul Dennig loved basketball and snow sports. He loved the Golden State Warriors and exploring nature trails in the Berkeley hills. But more than anything, he loved making his friends and family feel loved. Monday, 3:59 PM | 1 comments

Utility workers are up for raises as part of new labor deal
Dozens of workers in the city's Utilities Department will be in line for raises next week under a contract that Palo Alto is preparing to approve with a group that represents managers, assistant directors, supervisors and engineers. Tuesday, 8:47 AM

With 600 miles to go, these solar cyclists are hoping for some sun
A group of eight cyclists is pedaling, and cruising, toward Los Angeles to raise awareness of solar-powered bikes and sustainable transportation. Sunday, 1:53 PM

The age of uncertainty: How seniors are 'aging in place'
A survey of Peninsula seniors commissioned by Avenidas of Palo Alto has found that most respondents desire to "age in place," or live in their own homes as they advance in age. Sunday, 3:51 PM | 17 comments

Ravenswood district teachers to get 4% raise
Come July 1, teachers in the Ravenswood City School District will see raises of slightly over 4%, under a contract approved by the school board on May 25. Monday, 5:55 PM

Graduation central: Class of 2023 marks its milestone
Read the Weekly's coverage of local graduations, with articles on the Gunn and Palo Alto high school ceremonies on Thursday, Q&As with seniors and full lists of the Class of 2023 from local schools. Sunday, 3:52 PM

Caltrans offers signups for weekly updates on Highway 84 closure near Woodside

Around Town: An inspiring teacher, passport delays and a big council decision

In graduation ceremony, Castilleja's Class of 2023 remembered for their optimism and grace

In Gunn High graduation ceremony, inclusion reigns

Paly graduates reflect on their legacies: 'We are leaving behind more than one moment'

Defining moments: 7 questions for the Class of 2023

Obituaries: Local residents who have died

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