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The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing
In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light... Last comment 12 hours ago | 39 comments

New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement
For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans... Last comment 20 hours ago | 30 comments

Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search
The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President... Last comment 9 hours ago | 18 comments

Palo Alto to explore new laws to spur affordable housing production
With housing production falling well short of their goals, City Council members clashed and compromised Monday over the best... Last comment 22 hours ago | 64 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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Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his assistant
A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for 21 years. She kept it a secret -- until now. Tuesday, 8:00 AM | 4 comments

Superintendent directs focus on middle school academics
Superintendent Don Austin has asked administrators and principals to evaluate academic policies and practices at district middle schools in response to Latino and low-income students' declining achievement. Tuesday, 8:29 AM | 16 comments

Body found in car may be missing CEO last seen Oct. 7
San Jose police are conducting a death investigation in south San Jose, where a body was found in a vehicle parked on the street. The deceased may be of a tech CEO who was last seen Oct. 7 in Palo Alto. Monday, 10:33 PM | 1 comments

The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing
In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light of what has happened over the past four decades. Friday, 6:56 AM | 39 comments

Episode 202: Hometown reflections
As the Palo Alto Weekly celebrates its 40th anniversary, we highlight work by the editorial staff to commemorate the milestone, including a project titled "When I think of Palo Alto, I think of ..." Friday, 4:40 PM

Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for PG&E to repay customers affected by power shutoff
After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday called on the utility to give a credit or rebate to affected residents and businesses. Tuesday, 10:48 AM

What makes a local business last for nearly half a century or more in Palo Alto?

Judge dismisses Stanford suit over affordable-housing law

Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities on Monday night

Editorial: Why our next 40 years depends on you

PUBLIC AGENDA: Discussions on housing for school staff, city pension policy

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