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Two council members call for greater focus on 'affordable' housing
Palo Alto's efforts to encourage more housing should primarily focus on maintaining diversity and addressing the needs of... Last comment 26 minutes ago | 14 comments

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto
Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its... Last comment 12 hours ago | 17 comments

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students
Palo Alto Unified will no longer allow school-sponsored international field trips for elementary school students, leading... Last comment 10 minutes ago | 46 comments

Top-ranked but 'viscerally' disappointing: New book details one family's challenges in Palo Alto schools
Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for the Palo Alto... Last comment 18 hours ago | 81 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto looks to sell, treat — and possibly ask people to drink — wastewater
In an effort that could loosen the spigot on recycling water in the region, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are exploring a deal that would transfer the city's wastewater south for treatment and, ultimately, consumption. Thursday, 9:32 AM

Man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute
A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's first homicide case of the year, police said this week. Thursday, 9:15 AM | 1 comments

Two council members call for greater focus on 'affordable' housing
Palo Alto's efforts to encourage more housing should primarily focus on maintaining diversity and addressing the needs of low-income residents, two City Council members are arguing in a new memo. Tuesday, 1:44 PM | 14 comments

Locals voice opposition to Trump's policies in first Bay Area visit since 2016 election
President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters found out about the location early enough to switch their demonstration to Rossotti Field. Tuesday, 4:49 PM | 13 comments

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto
Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its support for charging local companies to pay for big-ticket transportation projects. Tuesday, 8:03 AM | 17 comments

Man shot in the head by his son in case of mistaken identity
A 42-year-old Sunnyvale man was allegedly shot by his son in a possible case of mistaken identity in East Palo Alto, according to police and the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 9:51 AM | 7 comments

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition
Palo Alto residents who enjoy the benefits of having all electric equipment underground in their neighborhood and who wish to keep it that way for the foreseeable future will have to pay for that privilege under the city's new rules. Monday, 8:58 PM | 16 comments

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Palo Alto banks on county funds to plan for rail redesign

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential 2020 tax measure; Cubberley lease negotiations

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