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Option for rail realignment at Churchill dropped
Responding to an surge of concern in Old Palo Alto and Southgate about potential property seizures, the City Council officially... Last comment 7 hours ago | 30 comments

School board pushes back against legal bills
Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this... Last comment 29 minutes ago | 14 comments

District seeks to limit 'unduly burdensome' public records requests
Facing a 453 percent increase in the number of Public Records Act requests filed this year, the Palo Alto school district... Last comment 31 minutes ago | 47 comments

Budget takes aim at pension costs in Palo Alto
Alarmed by rising pension costs, Palo Alto’s elected leaders took a highly unusual move Monday night when they passed an... Last comment 5 hours ago | 28 comments

 
 
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Eric Filseth to seek second council term
Vice Mayor Eric Filseth, a staunch proponent of pension reform and restrictions on commercial growth, announced Wednesday his candidacy for a second term on the Palo Alto City Council. Wednesday, 12:27 PM | 17 comments

'End of watch' memorial for slain police officer this Friday
A Paly and police officer who was gunned down while chasing an armed drug suspect in East Palo Alto 30 years ago will be honored during an "end of watch" ceremony on Friday, June 22. Thursday, 3:08 PM | 1 comments

Menlo Park family raises $16M to reunite immigrant families
Charlotte and Dave Willner of Menlo Park have set up a fundraising campaign to help parents reclaim detained children at the national border that has raised $16.73 million in five days. Thursday, 12:08 PM | 2 comments

District to negotiate legal costs with firm
Palo Alto school board members rejected Tuesday night a budget increase for one of its law firms -- the fourth increase this year -- directing staff to instead negotiate the mounting costs. Wednesday, 10:40 AM | 14 comments

Palo Alto drops plans for rail realignment at Churchill
Responding to a surge of concern in Old Palo Alto and Southgate about potential property seizures, the City Council officially pulled the plug Tuesday on controversial proposals to raise or lower the rail tracks at the Churchill Avenue crossing. Tuesday, 11:31 PM | 30 comments

School board approves anti-bias resolution
At the urging of parents, community members and several civil-rights groups, the Palo Alto school board unanimously approved Tuesday a resolution that seeks to address reports of racism and discrimination. Wednesday, 9:05 AM | 15 comments

President Hotel tenants ask City Council to save building
Dozens of residents facing eviction from the President Hotel Apartments in downtown Palo Alto urged the City Council on Monday night to spare the building from being converted back to its original purpose as a hotel by the new owner. Tuesday, 4:45 PM | 16 comments

Recall chair seeks attorneys fees from judge

Making public safety beautiful

Plan to raise hotel tax takes a turn

Budget takes aim at pension costs

Officials blast poster with anti-gay views

A record $441K awarded to local nonprofits

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