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Longtime Palo Alto free lunch, dinner program for the needy ends
Homeless people who have been eating free lunches and dinners through the Breaking Bread program in Palo Alto now have to... Last comment 12 hours ago | 10 comments

Guest Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for
If I were a neighbor of Castilleja School, I would be more concerned with the disruption during construction and the added... Last comment 10 hours ago | 28 comments

Planning commissioners kick back Castilleja draft environmental impact report for additions
Finding gaps in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Castilleja School's planned expansion, Palo Alto's Planning and... Last comment on Aug 19, 2019 at 5:04 pm | 39 comments

With clock ticking, city considers another rail committee
As Santa Clara County prepares to distribute funding for rail projects in north county, Palo Alto is looking to create yet... Last comment 7 hours ago | 34 comments

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Hope fades for housing at Fry's site
With its ambitious effort to revitalize the Ventura neighborhood in danger of faltering, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to raise the budget and lower the expectations for the complex planning process. Monday, 11:22 PM | 19 comments

School district raises questions about city's intention to renew Cubberley lease
The city of Palo Alto and school district's joint effort to redevelop Cubberley Community Center has hit a bump, with questions arising about whether the city intends to renew its $5 million lease. Monday, 9:42 AM | 15 comments

Newsom signs landmark police use-of-force bill
California will soon have a tougher new legal standard for the use of deadly force by police, under legislation Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Monday that was inspired by last year's fatal shooting of a young, unarmed man in Sacramento. Monday, 3:14 PM | 18 comments

Episode 195: Palo Alto's superintendent, one year in
Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Don Austin joins Weekly journalists to discuss his vision for the district and upcoming issues for the new school year. Friday, 5:00 PM

Longtime free lunch, dinner program for the needy ends
Homeless people who have been eating free lunches and dinners through the Breaking Bread program in Palo Alto now have to find a meal elsewhere, as the organizer switched to offering only breakfasts. Friday, 5:39 PM | 10 comments

Fissures emerge between East Palo Alto school trustees
Nine months after an election created new dynamics on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education, the new and old trustees are struggling to find common ground. Sunday, 9:08 AM | 8 comments

Around Town: Bay Trail work set to begin
The Palo Alto City Auditor's Office will face an audit by an outside firm to consider what other cities are doing and evaluate whether some of the functions of the office should be placed under the purview of the city manager. Tuesday, 8:27 AM | 4 comments

Superintendent: District to use data to solve ongoing issues

VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Prolific Oven to close

Small retailers in limbo at Hotel California building

Opinion: On Castilleja, be careful of what you wish for

East Palo Alto nonprofit seeks back-to-school donations for students in need

PUBLIC AGENDA: City responds to VTA governance report; Study session on school facilities

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