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Just three weeks ago, it was hard to imagine the imminent human and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet here we... Last comment on Jun 9, 2020 at 10:46 am | 43 comments

Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus
More than 80 local schools have contacted the Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Operations about filing a waiver to... Last comment 10 hours ago | 41 comments

To get OK for school expansion, Castilleja proposes plan with lesser traffic impacts
A new alternative that seeks to reduce traffic impacts of Castilleja School's proposed expansion is included in a much-anticipated... Last comment on Aug 1, 2020 at 5:37 pm | 26 comments

Palo Alto Unified middle, high schoolers to get later school start times
When Palo Alto Unified middle and high schoolers log on for distance learning in the new academic year, they won't have to... Last comment on Jul 30, 2020 at 5:33 pm | 49 comments

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Police find 2 men fatally shot in car in East Palo Alto
A double homicide investigation is underway in East Palo Alto where two men were found shot to death in a car on Sunday night, a police spokesman said Monday. Monday, 2:31 PM

School board race expands with two newcomers, one incumbent
The Palo Alto Unified school board race is heating up, with two additional newcomers in the running and an incumbent announcing her reelection bid. Friday, 5:21 PM | 13 comments

Palo Alto leaders could decide Monday whether to open Foothills Park to nonresidents
A thorny issue that has created controversy for decades is about to get a hearing on Aug. 3 before the City Council: whether the city should launch a pilot program to allow non-Palo Alto residents access to Foothills Park. Friday, 6:58 AM | 41 comments

Parent organization to host two town hall webinars this week
The Palo Alto Council of PTAs is hosting two town hall webinars on Monday and Tuesday to give families an opportunity to discuss and ask questions about reopening schools. Monday, 9:21 AM | 3 comments

County COVID-19 testing guru quit last job amid pressure to reopen economy
The head of COVID-19 testing for Santa Clara County was at the center of controversy in San Benito County where a supervisor urged the county board to cut ties with Dr. Marty Fenstersheib over reopening local businesses. Sunday, 3:45 PM | 3 comments

New section of Bay Trail opens this week in East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents will have improved access to the San Francisco Bay Trail as a new 0.6-mile section of the trail opens to the public this week. Monday, 3:27 PM

Teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief
A Palo Alto high school student has developed a new, and melodic, way for parents to keep fidgety and stir-crazy kids occupied during quarantine. Monday, 3:52 PM

Coronavirus central: State's COVID-19 data points on the decline

To get OK for expansion, Castilleja proposes plan with lesser traffic impacts

San Mateo County salons, gyms and churches cease indoor operations

Panel discussion to be held on Generation Z and racial justice

In experiment, Town Square forum commenting will be limited to registered users

California's clean-air programs take a hit in new funding squeeze

Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Consideration of Foothills Park pilot program; discussion on fiber network expansion

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