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Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on diversity and inclusion
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share their views on how... Last comment 48 minutes ago | 36 comments

With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition
Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50... Last comment on Sep 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments

'Pod house' found in violation of several city building codes
A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping... Last comment 46 minutes ago | 36 comments

Where the Palo Alto City Council candidates stand on rail crossings
This year's seven City Council candidates explain which designs they support for Palo Alto's rail crossings and how to get... Last comment on Sep 28, 2022 at 11:39 am | 19 comments

 
 
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Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities
A proposal by Caltrain to replace the aged bridge over San Francisquito Creek may force Palo Alto to speed up its plans for redesigning the Palo Alto Avenue rail crossing. Wednesday, 1:51 PM | 16 comments

To fight climate change, Palo Alto takes aim at water heaters
Seeking to accelerate its climate change efforts, Palo Alto unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious new program that would replace 1,000 gas-fueled water heaters at local homes with heat pump water heaters by the end of next year. Wednesday, 1:40 PM | 19 comments

Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future
The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh in on four key issues facing. Wednesday, 6:02 PM | 2 comments

Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter
The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing a large spike in the number of husky and husky-mix dogs at their shelter, with 15 huskies and husky-mix dogs currently available for adoption. Tuesday, 8:40 PM | 8 comments

The sheriff's race: What the candidates would do about the jails and staffing
The Palo Alto Weekly asked contenders for Santa Clara County Sheriff, Kevin Jensen and Robert "Bob" Jonsen, to weigh in on the overbudget new main jail, control of the jails and staffing shortages. Tuesday, 9:20 PM | 4 comments

Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food
Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food establishments and lounges to shutter, said an airport workers' union. Tuesday, 4:20 PM | 6 comments

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on innovation
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what innovations they'd like to see come out of the school district. Tuesday, 9:39 PM | 2 comments

Flamingo feedings, bird interactions on hold at Palo Alto zoo amid avian flu outbreak
Concerned about a bird flu outbreak, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has removed its birds from public viewing and canceled all bird interactions, including the popular flamingo feeding activity, until further notice. Monday, 7:14 PM | 5 comments

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on the superintendent
In their own words, the four candidates seeking two open seats on the Palo Alto Board of Education share what letter grade they would give for Superintendent Don Austin's performance to date, and why. Monday, 7:32 PM | 9 comments

Newsom signs bills aimed at cracking down on catalytic converter thefts
Gov. Gavin Newsom's office earlier this week announced Newsom has signed two bills aimed at cracking down on catalytic converter theft. Tuesday, 8:39 AM

The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected
How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by the vote of the people in the Nov. 8 election. Tuesday, 7:17 AM | 2 comments

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues
Weighing in on topics ranging from homework policies to student achievement, the four candidates for the Palo Alto Unified Board of Education shared their opinions at an at-times heated forum on Sept. 20. Monday, 8:44 AM | 8 comments

'Pod house' found in violation of several city codes
A Palo Alto home that's been touted as a model for affordable shared housing because it's been renovated with 14 small sleeping "pods" has been cited for multiple code violations, according to city of Palo Alto documents. Thursday, September 22, 7:17 AM | 36 comments

Atown: Palo Alto ARB awards honors city's best developments

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on diversity and inclusion

Burglar strikes occupied home in downtown Palo Alto

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

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