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Dreams of a train tunnel slip away
A new study highlighting the high costs and steep engineering challenges of separating roads from the rail line is leading... Last comment 5 hours ago | 135 comments

Nine names proposed for Jordan, Terman
The woman known as the "mother of Palo Alto schools," a Japanese-American Palo Altan who fought and died in World War II... Last comment 0 hours ago | 102 comments

Commissioners split over affordable housing
A proposal to create a new zoning district to promote construction of affordable-housing developments in Palo Alto hit a... Last comment on Feb 22, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 50 comments

Opinion: We need new thinking about parking
I love our California Avenue merchants. There is no place in town I'd rather go for a pizza, a paintbrush or (if I thought... Last comment on Feb 23, 2018 at 11:19 pm | 33 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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Menlo Park: Police, SWAT investigating armed suspect
Menlo Park police are asking the public to shelter in place after a man was reportedly seen firing an assault rifle type weapon in the backyard of a residence on the 1100 block of Sevier Avenue in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood around 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. Sunday, 9:00 AM

Around Town: glass houses; scooter sharing
In this week's column, proposed Eichler guidelines are receiving mixed reaction from homeowners, two Olympians have Palo Alto connections and there's a proposal to welcome electric scooters to the city. Sunday, 8:13 AM

Octogenarian still wields her torch
Rochelle Ford's decision to become a sculptor at age 58 has led to a new career in which her work has been featured in private collections and galleries throughout the world. Saturday, 8:24 AM | 1 comments

Ravenswood board OKs layoffs, parcel tax measure
Ravenswood City School District's Board of Education took two steps toward maintaining fiscal solvency Thursday, approving 64 layoff notices and a parcel tax measure for the June ballot. Friday, 9:06 AM | 15 comments

Photo essay: Hidden hazards in Foothills Park
As Palo Alto prepares to open a new section of Foothills Park to the public, officials are keeping a close eye on Buckeye Creek, which has been worn down by decades of erosion. Friday, 6:59 AM | 7 comments

VIDEO: Renaming schools; redesigning rail
Palo Alto Weekly journalists provide updates on efforts to rename two Palo Alto middle schools and to separate the rail corridor from local streets. Friday, 2:15 PM

Downtown sees fewer workers buying parking permits
Palo Alto's effort to drive downtown employees' cars out of residential neighborhoods appears to be gaining momentum: Fewer workers now purchase parking permits. Friday, 1:33 PM | 9 comments

Woman killed in Oregon Expressway collision identified

Nine names proposed for Jordan, Terman schools

Dreams of a train tunnel slip away

Editorial: Progress on school reforms

Off Deadline: 'Housing crisis' threatens Silicon Valley's future

Palo Alto seeks disclosures in labor talks

PUBLIC AGENDA: transparent labor talks proposal; new class size policy

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