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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 1 hour ago | 23 comments

Hotel tax increase measure scaled back
The Palo Alto City Council unexpectedly scaled down on Monday night its plans to raise the city's hotel-tax rate after several... Last comment 4 hours ago | 18 comments

City scraps plan to raise train tracks at Churchill
Seeking to ease concerns from residents in the Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhoods about property seizures, Palo Alto... Last comment 4 hours ago | 67 comments

Whizzing cyclists are putting pedestrians on edge
A city effort to make the tunnel under the train tracks at Palo Alto's California Avenue accessible to motorized wheelchairs... Last comment 5 hours ago | 81 comments

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Protest in front of Verizon store on University Avenue. Submitted by Harjanto Sumali on Dec 8, 2017

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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

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 | 23 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 | 4 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 | 2 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 | 8 comments

Recall chair seeks attorneys fees from judge
The chair of the successful effort to unseat Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky is asking him to pay $112,456 the campaign incurred in attorneys' fees and out-of-pocket expenses to respond to legal challenges filed by Persky. Tuesday, 10:43 AM | 14 comments

Postal Service shares plans for East Palo Alto branch relocation
The U.S. Postal Service expects to relocate its East Palo Alto branch in the next six months, but where to move the post office remains unknown, agency officials disclosed at a Monday meeting. Tuesday, 12:21 PM

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Plan to raise hotel tax takes a turn

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Budget takes aim at pension costs

Officials blast poster with anti-gay views

Girl on bicycle injured in collision with car

Whizzing cyclists put pedestrians on edge

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