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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 3 hours ago | 120 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 6 hours ago | 95 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 16 hours ago | 33 comments

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"Stanford at USC"
Marta Sniezek made a key steal and two free throws to help Stanford rally from a 14-point deficit against USC. Photo by Bob Drebin/ Submitted by Rick Eymer on Jan 19, 2018

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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 | 6 comments

Woman killed in Oregon Expressway collision identified
A woman who died following a head-on collision Thursday on Oregon Expressway has been identified as Leslie Loeser, 65, of Livingston in Merced County, according to the county coroner's office. Friday, 9:13 AM | 31 comments

Man threatens to stab Xfinity employee
A man ripped two iPhones out of a display at a Palo Alto Xfinity store Wednesday, threatened to stab an employee and then ran from the building, a Palo Alto police spokesman said. Friday, 4:03 PM

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

Hit-and-run injures East Palo Alto man

Palo Alto seeks disclosures in labor talks

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

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