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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 16 hours 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 7 hours ago | 39 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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No slates, but plenty of affinities in Palo Alto's council race
Each of Palo Alto's seven candidates for City Council is officially running an independent campaign and is not a party to any slate. Campaign finance data, however, points to two distinct political blocs. Thursday, 9:42 PM | 1 comments

Environmental watchdog group sues Valley Water over alleged fish-killing practices
Bay Area environmental watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly violating the California Constitution and the Fish and Game Code through management practices. Thursday, 4:42 PM

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 | 20 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 | 28 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 the district. Wednesday, 6:02 PM | 8 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

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Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on innovation

Flamingo feedings, bird interactions on hold at Palo Alto zoo amid avian flu outbreak

Where the Palo Alto school board candidates stand on the superintendent

Newsom signs bills aimed at cracking down on catalytic converter thefts

The sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

In wide-ranging candidates' forum, 4 vying for school board seats tackle tough issues

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

PUBLIC AGENDA: Labor negotiations; climate action plan


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