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For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing
Palo Alto's effort to turn a street into a bicycle-friendly boulevard is encountering a chorus of complaints from residents... Last comment 7 minutes ago | 78 comments

History Museum looks to rev up fundraising effort
A decade after Palo Alto officials set out to transform the historic Roth Building into a history museum, the effort is starting... Last comment on Dec 9, 2017 at 7:15 am | 21 comments

Editorial: The risks of secrecy
A new policy at the Palo Alto school district is a clever attempt to appear to construct safeguards against improper influence... Last comment 8 hours ago | 17 comments

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City prepares to adopt priorities
The Palo Alto City Council is preparing to adopt new priorities for 2018, even as it acknowledges the need to stay focused on the issues of traffic and housing, which have dominated discussions throughout the past year. Monday, 10:37 AM | 5 comments

VIDEO: Ross Road changes
Chris Corrao, a city of Palo Alto senior transportation planner, explains the reasons behind street modifications on Ross Road and various methods to improve traffic and bicycle safety. Monday, 8:19 AM | 28 comments

For new bike boulevard, it's not smooth sailing
Residents say recent changes to make Ross Road more accommodating for bicyclists and other commuters are making the street more dangerous. Friday, 6:54 AM | 78 comments

District log reveals reports, complaints of discrimination
As of Dec. 1, the Palo Alto school district has logged nearly 100 reports related to sexual and racial misconduct, harassment and discrimination. Friday, 6:53 AM | 8 comments

Fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert issued for Tuesday
A fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued because of continued dry and calm weather conditions. Monday, 3:25 PM

Menlo Park: Police name a suspect in Nov. 22 shooting
Police have named Dagoberto Franco-Penaloza, 24, as the suspect in a Nov. 22 shooting of a transient in the marshland area near the Menlo Park-East Palo Alto border. Monday, 8:20 AM | 3 comments

Holiday Fund: Giving students the gift of knowledge
St. Elizabeth Seton School was able to provide new Glencoe Series science textbooks and additional LearnSmart software for 90 students through the Weekly's Holiday Fund. Friday, 6:53 AM | 1 comments

Around Town: pricey landscaping

Editorial: The risks of secrecy

History Museum seeks to rev up fundraiser

Palo Alto looks to loosen rules for taxi fares

Woman sentenced for embezzling $736K

Man charged in tech-theft conspiracy case

Board approves new rule for anonymous donations

Brock Turner files appeal

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PUBLIC AGENDA: History Museum update; taxicab ordinance

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