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'Behind the Headlines': Palo Alto's pension problem
Palo Alto is facing a pension and retiree medical liability that City Councilman Eric Filseth says approaches $1 billion.... Last comment 14 hours ago | 33 comments

Cities rush to prepare for new marijuana era
Palo Alto is one of many Midpeninsula cities taking a conservative, wait-and-see approach on sales and cultivation of recreational... Last comment 2 hours ago | 37 comments

Cottage clusters becoming a thing of the past?
Palo Alto could soon lose two cottage clusters, the small groupings of bungalows built between the 1930s and 1950s that some... Last comment on Oct 16, 2017 at 5:32 pm | 22 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto tries to get a grip on pension problem
It's a problem as vast as it's vague: an unpaid pension bill that stands at more than $300 million and keeps on growing in ways few can comprehend, much less predict. Wednesday, 1:01 AM | 2 comments

Renter protections plan fizzles
Palo Alto's foray into rent stabilization blew up at the starting line Monday night after the City Council majority struck down a proposal from three council members to strengthen the city's tenant-protection laws. Tuesday, 2:39 AM | 48 comments

Fire Department positions cut
The Palo Alto City Council voted early Tuesday to eliminate 11 positions in the Fire Department -- a move that drew staunch opposition from the firefighters' union. Tuesday, 3:12 AM | 14 comments

Rise in car break-ins at Stanford
About 20 car break-ins have been recorded at Stanford University since the start of the month, including eight on Thursday and Friday, according to the university's Department of Public Safety. Tuesday, 9:35 AM

Wrong-way driver causes major crash
A man who drove the wrong way on southbound Interstate 280 early Sunday morning and crashed into van, resulting in lane closures, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, the California Highway Patrol said. Monday, 4:11 PM | 17 comments

Film, panel on life for East Palo Alto families
Life in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven will be on display Oct. 24 at a film screening showcasing in-depth interviews and focus groups. Tuesday, 9:40 AM | 1 comments

'Behind the Headlines': Palo Alto's pension problem
Palo Alto is facing a pension and retiree medical liability that City Councilman Eric Filseth says approaches $1 billion. How is the city going to pay for it? Monday, 8:31 AM | 33 comments

Where to donate for victims of North Bay wildfires
For people interested in assisting victims of the North Bay wildfires, the Weekly has compiled a list on groups that are providing help and in need of donations. Saturday, 11:32 AM | 1 comments

Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

Around Town: a powerful reminder

Is 'Restore Hetch Hetchy' a pipe dream or a living vision?

Cities rush to prepare for new marijuana era

Deputy fire chief sues city

An island of conservatives in a sea of liberals

Kiwanis Club honors founder of girls' camp

Are cottage clusters a thing of the past?

Editorial: Our reporting on arrests

Contractors cited in East Palo Alto sting

Commission pans parking meter plan

Fires spark Spare the Air alert

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire Department job cuts; ordinance for taxi services

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