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No viaduct, no closure: Palo Alto resident 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... Last comment 2 hours ago | 28 comments

Downtown Streets Team executives accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
Downtown Streets Team is embroiled in a scandal in which its top executives have been accused of sexual harassment, creating... Last comment 11 hours ago | 35 comments

High school shakeup: Paly's Adam Paulson to resign, Gunn's Kathie Laurence to leave for district job
Both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will lose their principals at the end of the school year, the district announced on... Last comment 11 hours ago | 58 comments

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 on Jan 27, 2020 at 8:34 pm | 143 comments

 
 
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Stanford lightweight rowing earned a bid to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick Eymer on May 21, 2019

 
 
 
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One dies in East Palo Alto shooting on Tuesday
One person was killed in a shooting in East Palo Alto on Tuesday night, marking the city's first homicide of the year, police said. Tuesday, 10:07 PM

Man tackles teen who allegedly stole his phone, gets punched in the face
A man on a walk was accosted by three teenage boys who stole his cellphone on Tuesday, but they didn't get far before they were arrested. Tuesday, 5:58 PM | 5 comments

Rapid spread of coronavirus prompts local organizers to cancel Chinese New Year events
The sponsors of two Chinese Lunar New Year fairs in Palo Alto that would have drawn thousands of people have canceled the events due to concern over the potential spread of the coronavirus. Tuesday, 2:02 PM | 4 comments

Learning from neighbors, Palo Alto prepares to adopt 'headcount' tax
Emboldened by recent survey results and examples from neighboring cities, Palo Alto's elected leaders agreed Monday to place a business tax based on employee count on the November ballot. Monday, 10:45 PM | 22 comments

High school shakeup: Paly's Paulson to resign, Gunn's Laurence to take 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 | 58 comments

Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced Tuesday. Tuesday, 12:30 PM

VIDEO: Mike Price's big idea
Southgate resident Mike Price discusses his proposal to improve the Churchill Avenue rail crossing by building a road underpass -- an idea that received a boost from the City Council last Tuesday. Friday, 5:21 PM | 4 comments

County, state leaders vow to keep fighting public charge rule

School board poised to place parcel tax on May ballot

No viaduct, no closure: Palo Altan aims for compromise on Churchill

Wages for Foothill student workers lag behind local cities

Downtown Streets Team execs accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture

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

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