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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... Last comment 6 hours ago | 39 comments

School district raises questions about Palo Alto'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... Last comment 13 hours ago | 22 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 22, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 41 comments

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 on Aug 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments

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Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013


New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean
Land conservation agencies and local jurisdictions are teaming up behind a bold new plan to build a trail that would allow people to travel by foot, bicycle or horse from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Saturday, 8:54 AM | 5 comments

Episode 196: The state of the Ravenswood school board
Palo Alto Weekly journalists discuss tensions between Ravenswood City School District board members and the implications for a district in transition. Friday, 4:50 PM

Stanford is snapping up homes in College Terrace
New research by a group of media organizations has found that Stanford University's housing portfolio may be larger than even Palo Alto residents have imagined. Friday, 6:54 AM | 60 comments

East Palo Alto board to study all school names — but first, Ravenswood Middle School
The Ravenswood school board voted unanimously on Thursday to form a board subcommittee to study and make recommendations on whether to change Ravenswood Middle School's name. Friday, 8:27 AM | 3 comments

Editorial: With Castilleja project now in the public review process, can both sides work toward solution?
As it stands now, the proposal to redevelop Castilleja School in Palo Alto faces rough sledding unless it is revised to reduce its impacts. Friday, 6:54 AM | 15 comments

Guest Opinion: It's time to address leaf blowers (again)
A longtime Palo Alto resident wants to take the fight over leaf blowers to the homeowners and property managers who hire gardeners often found using them in residential neighborhoods. Friday, 6:54 AM | 24 comments

Santa Clara County, San Francisco win final ruling over Trump's threat against sanctuary counties
Santa Clara County and San Francisco won a final victory in a lawsuit Friday challenging President Donald Trump's threat to withhold federal funding for sanctuary cities and counties. Friday, 4:10 PM | 2 comments

Family of Armenian boy being treated at Stanford for rare disease may be forced to leave
An Armenian family is trying to change their visa status to allow them to stay and work in the U.S. so their 19-month-old son can continue to receive treatment for spinal muscular atrophy. Wednesday, 9:50 AM | 8 comments

Arts festival features functional, beautiful pieces for the home

Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

City joins call for governance change at VTA

Survey: Nearly one in three Santa Clara County teens have tried vaping

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again

Online program helps East Palo Alto mayor fulfill dream of earning a bachelor's degree

PUBLIC AGENDA: School safety, Old Palo Alto parking program

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