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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 11 hours ago | 122 comments

New plan aims to shake Palo Alto out of housing slump
Stuck in a housing drought, Palo Alto leaders are considering more dramatic actions to encourage residential construction,... Last comment 3 hours ago | 20 comments

Despite time pressures, Palo Alto opts to study more rail design options
Palo Alto's never-ending effort to pick new designs for rail crossings got a little more complicated on Tuesday, when the... Last comment 1 hour ago | 21 comments

Families want Palo Alto schools to offer Hindi as a foreign language. The school district says it's complicated.
Palo Alto Unified parents are eager to work with the school district to offer Hindi as a world language at its two high schools. Read... Last comment 16 hours ago | 67 comments

 
 
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Downtown Streets Team execs accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
Former employees of Downtown Streets Team allege they were subjected to inappropriate behavior that went on for years at the nonprofit, pointing to disturbing patterns of behavior. Wednesday, 2:20 PM | 20 comments

To fix city's housing shortage, Palo Alto weighs the return of the controversial 'PC' zone
Stuck in a housing drought, city leaders are exploring more drastic actions to encourage home construction, including reviving a zoning tool that allows developers to construct taller and denser buildings. Wednesday, 1:22 PM | 20 comments

Update: Shooting victim dies from injuries
A man who was shot in the stomach at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning has died, police said. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information related to the shooting. Thursday, 9:30 AM | 7 comments

Former teacher to serve nearly 7 years in prison for sex acts with minor
A former Palo Alto teacher who pleaded no contest to engaging in sex acts with a minor was sentenced by a San Mateo County judge to six years and eight months in state prison on Jan. 17. Thursday, 10:54 AM | 1 comments

School board to reflect on its own function, effectiveness
The Board of Education will hold a special meeting Thursday to reflect on its own performance and discuss how they can make meetings more efficient. The superintendent will also be evaluated. Wednesday, 11:36 AM | 6 comments

Despite time pressures, Palo Alto opts to study more rail design options
Palo Alto's never-ending effort to pick new designs for rail crossings got a little more complicated on Tuesday, when the City Council added two new options to the list. Wednesday, 1:27 AM | 21 comments

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign
A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother created a $460,000 independent expenditure committee to aid his campaign. Tuesday, 8:46 PM | 9 comments

Standard practice or 'misleading'? Mayor's official letter in support of SB 50 rankles council colleagues

State Senate candidates weigh in on ideas to tackle climate crisis

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative gives $3.5M to local nonprofits

Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Episode 214: A tidal phenomenon

PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential changes to city auditor's office; school board operations discussion

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