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Standard practice or 'misleading'? Mayor's official letter in support of SB 50 rankles council colleagues
With a passionate endorsement of Senate Bill 50, Palo Alto’s new Mayor Adrian Fine set himself apart from most of his colleagues... Last comment 6 hours ago | 131 comments

New plan aims to shake Palo Alto out of housing slump
Stuck in a housing drought, Palo Alto leaders are considering more dramatic actions to encourage residential construction,... Last comment on Jan 24, 2020 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments

Despite time pressures, Palo Alto opts to study more rail design options
Palo Alto's never-ending effort to pick new designs for rail crossings got a little more complicated on Tuesday, when the... Last comment 20 hours ago | 22 comments

Families want Palo Alto schools to offer Hindi as a foreign language. The school district says it's complicated.
Palo Alto Unified parents are eager to work with the school district to offer Hindi as a world language at its two high schools. Read... Last comment 6 hours ago | 74 comments

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


Around Town: Man running 8 marathons in 8 days; Ms. Wheelchair California stops by Palo Alto
In the latest Around Town column, news about a Stanford Children's Health employee eight-marathon adventure for charity, Ms. Wheelchair California's visit to the Magical Bridge Playground. Saturday, 8:58 AM | 1 comments

High school shakeup: Paly's Paulson to resign, Gunn's Laurence taking district job
Both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will lose their principals at the end of the school year, the district announced on Friday. Friday, 11:08 AM | 41 comments

Episode 215: Mike Price's big idea
Southgate resident Mike Price joins Weekly journalists for a discussion of his proposal to improve the Churchill Avenue rail crossing by building a road underpass -- an idea that received a boost from the City Council this week. Friday, 5:21 PM | 3 comments

Palo Alto auditors slam plan to reform their office
A proposal to reform the City Auditor's Office is facing pushback and a threat of a lawsuit from employees of the department, which has been hobbled for years by leadership turnover and internal bickering. Friday, 6:53 AM | 9 comments

Downtown Streets Team execs accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
Former employees of Downtown Streets Team allege they were subjected to inappropriate behavior that went on for years at the nonprofit, pointing to disturbing patterns of behavior. Wednesday, 2:20 PM | 31 comments

No viaduct, no closure: Palo Altan aims for compromise on Churchill
The long controversy behind the Churchill Avenue rail redesign has put the city and its residents at a frustrating, but understandable impasse. Southgate Michael Price believes he might have the answer. Friday, 5:12 PM | 18 comments

Nine seniors who exemplify the meaning of being selfless
This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees have gone beyond the call of duty to create positive changes in their communities by donating countless hours to local organizations. Friday, 8:49 AM | 3 comments

Update: Shooting victim dies from injuries
A man who was shot in the stomach at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning has died, police said. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information related to the shooting. Thursday, 9:30 AM | 7 comments

You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

To fix city's housing shortage, Palo Alto weighs the return of the controversial 'PC' zone

Former teacher to serve nearly 7 years in prison for sex acts with minor

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign

Standard practice or 'misleading'? Mayor's official letter in support of SB 50 rankles council colleagues

PUBLIC AGENDA: New city-MidPen Media Center agreement; school board vote on parcel tax

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