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In changing times, faltering allegiance to the Pledge
Since late October, members of the Rotary Club of Palo Alto stopped reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at their weekly meetings,... Last comment 4 hours ago | 30 comments

Commission supports expanding access to Foothills Park
Seeking to grant more visitors access to the scenic Foothills Park, the Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday threw... Last comment 10 hours ago | 69 comments

Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection
The intersection of San Antonio Road and East Charleston Road is perhaps the busiest junction in south Palo Alto, and certainly... Last comment 2 hours ago | 57 comments

Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto
With California's new rent-cap law set to take effect on Jan. 1, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to pass an emergency... Last comment 7 hours ago | 32 comments

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Fog rolling in at sunset to greet weekend (Montara Beach, California) Submitted by Nienke Ruinard on Aug 28, 2018


Sand Hill Property Company buys 'Four Corners' property in East Palo Alto
A property that is a linchpin of East Palo Alto's development plans at the corner of University Avenue and Bay Road has been sold to Sand Hill Property Company, the company announced in a press release on Monday. Tuesday, 3:58 PM

After more than four decades, Maximart Pharmacy to close
Maximart Pharmacy, one of the few remaining independent pharmacies in Palo Alto, is closing its doors on Wednesday after serving city residents for more than four decades. Tuesday, 9:58 AM | 11 comments

With new deal, Palo Alto banks on recycled water for drought protection
Seeking to fortify the city against future droughts, Palo Alto approved on Monday a 76-year deal with Santa Clara Valley Water District to greatly boost the treatment and usage of local wastewater. Monday, 8:47 PM | 1 comments

Palo Alto prepares to launch construction on bike bridge
It took far more time and money than anyone had expected, but construction is finally ready to launch on a long-awaited bike bridge. Tuesday, 9:02 AM | 8 comments

Palo Alto utility worker dies after getting electrocuted while upgrading transformer
Palo Alto Utilities lineman Donatus Okhomina died Saturday from injuries sustained while on the job, marking the department's first work-related death in 30 years. He was a military veteran who started working for the city this month. Monday, 11:39 AM | 5 comments

New community collaborative hopes to increase youth mental health services in East Palo Alto
A group of nonprofits, health care providers and schools are coming together to address a "big problem" in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven: the lack of mental health services for children and teens. Monday, 12:36 PM

New Stanford Hospital, ER officially open to patients
About 200 patients made a grand entrance across a skybridge into the new Stanford Hospital at 500 Pasteur Drive on Sunday, marking the official opening of the 824,000-square-foot facility. Monday, 9:36 AM

Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs
Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging more than two dozen people, according to law-enforcement agencies. Friday, 5:17 PM | 3 comments

Episode 206: Debate over Foothills Park

Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

In changing times, faltering allegiance to the Pledge

Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection

Palo Alto Weekly's annual charitable-giving drive kicks off

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on urgent evictions ban ordinance; update on Measure Z construction

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