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Editorial: Our election recommendations
The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara... Last comment 10 hours ago | 14 comments

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care
Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school... Last comment 18 hours ago | 25 comments

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum
Here in Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon... Last comment 11 hours ago | 16 comments

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on Palo Alto City Council
Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and... Last comment 6 hours ago | 20 comments

 
 
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Planned bike lane on California Avenue hits dead end
While California Avenue will remain a pedestrian promenade for the foreseeable future, Palo Alto officials narrowly rejected on Monday a proposal to create a dedicated bike lane in the middle of the commercial street. Tuesday, 12:35 AM | 1 comments

Alison Cormack will not seek second term on City Council
Alison Cormack, who was elected to the City Council in 2018 and who has been a vocal advocate for building more housing and redeveloping Cubberley Community Center, said Friday that she will not seek a second term. Sunday, 6:28 PM | 20 comments

Couple cycles cross-country to raise stroke and aphasia awareness
What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also be a first -- a tandem bike ride across America to increase awareness about the impact of stroke and aphasia. Monday, 5:20 PM | 1 comments

Scores of protestors gather in Midpeninsula for 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest
Protestors gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday to voice their support for abortion rights as part of a nationwide day of demonstrations opposing the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Monday, 4:55 PM

East Palo Alto man to serve 4-year sentence for child abuse
A 34-year-old East Palo Alto man has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted last month of two counts of felony child abuse, San Mateo County prosecutors announced Thursday.
Monday, 4:59 PM

Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack
Two people attempted to rob an elderly Palo Alto woman of her wedding ring on Saturday afternoon, causing her injuries, Palo Alto police said in a press release. Monday, 9:54 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto woman arrested after attempt to break into occupied home
Palo Alto police arrested a woman who is suspected of trying to break into an occupied Palo Alto home on Friday, May 13. Sunday, 6:28 PM

Police investigate Fletcher Middle School graffiti as a hate crime
Palo Alto police are investigating graffiti at Ellen Fletcher Middle School as a hate crime after someone wrote "KKK" in two boys bathrooms on campus this week. Sunday, 6:28 PM

Around Town: Palo Alto youth recognized in local poetry contest
In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners and honorable mentions in this year's Palo Alto Students Foundation Poetry Contest and a Gunn High student's appointment to the Santa Clara County Youth Task Force. Sunday, 6:28 PM

California spent millions to boost COVID vaccination rates of Medi-Cal members — but they lag even more
Gaps in COVID vaccination rates among the state's Medi-Cal population persist. Five Medi-Cal plans still have vaccination rates under 50%. Sunday, 8:38 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto Unified gets into hot water with parents over child care
Parents are objecting to what they describe as a lack of transparency in Palo Alto Unified's decision making after school administrators decided to take space away from a local child care provider and give it to a national company. Thursday, 4:57 PM | 25 comments

Who will succeed Jackie Speier? The race is on in the newly redrawn District 15
The race to fill the Congressional District 15 seat will be the Peninsula's most competitive in a generation, thanks to Rep. Jackie Speier's retirement. Meet the four candidates in the June 7 primary. Friday, 6:50 AM | 2 comments

Opinion: A Palo Alto business tax and the space-time continuum
In Palo Alto we can do our part by adopting a fair, appropriate tax on those companies that can most afford it. Silicon Valley is the world's corporate envy, but as the saying goes, "The piper must be paid." Friday, 6:50 AM | 16 comments

California's $100 billion surplus: What to know about Newsom's spending plan
Gov. Gavin Newsom reveals his revised May budget, including his inflation relief plan and spending priorities on education, the environment and more. Sunday, 6:31 PM

Peninsula Restaurant Week is back, showcasing a diverse food and dining scene
With spring in full swing and the economy starting to rebound, local restaurateurs are welcoming diners for Peninsula Restaurant Week starting Friday, May 13, and running through Saturday, May 21. Friday, 6:50 AM

City looks to upgrade historic building, complete critical bike project as revenues recover
Palo Alto is looking to advance an ambitious infrastructure plan that would rehabilitate the Roth Building, fix roofs at Cubberley Community Center and complete the Chaleston-Arastradero streetscape project. Thursday, 9:11 AM | 9 comments

Editorial: Our election recommendations
The Palo Alto Weekly editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff, district attorney and assessor, plus Measure A. Thursday, 9:42 AM | 14 comments

With 'The Hub,' Stanford Research Park banks on return of workforce

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

Santa Clara County COVID cases surpass height of delta surge

In sheriff's race, Jensen gains the most monetary contributions

Palo Alto man drowns in Lake Tahoe

Here's how to cast your primary election ballot in Palo Alto

Coronavirus central: Bay Area health officers urge return to masking, other precautions amid surge

Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: California Avenue design changes; cost of service study

 

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