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Council backs new vision for fiber network
Palo Alto's exhausting effort make ultra-high-speed internet broadly available took a new direction Monday night, when the... Last comment 1 hour ago | 12 comments

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public
For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved... Last comment 3 hours ago | 18 comments

Attorney general sides with Recall Persky campaign in legal challenge
The state's top lawyer weighed in today on a legal battle between Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and the group working... Last comment 3 hours ago | 11 comments

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing
A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex... Last comment 7 hours ago | 36 comments

 
 
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Audit finds errors in hundreds of water bills
Hundreds of water customers in Palo Alto received erroneous bills after the city failed to accurately record the size of their water meters, according a new audit from the office of City Auditor Harriet Richardson. Wednesday, 1:45 PM

Survey assesses sexual harassment at schools
As the Palo Alto school district works to improve its procedures and culture around sexual violence, new survey results provide insight into how frequently students experience sexual harassment at school. Wednesday, 9:17 AM | 10 comments

AG sides with Recall Persky campaign in legal challenge
The state's top lawyer weighed in Tuesday on a legal battle between Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and the group working to unseat him, intervening on behalf of the recall campaign. Tuesday, 5:40 PM | 11 comments

Damaged power line starts Stanford Dish fire
A bird that flew into a power line sparked a grass fire at the Stanford Dish Tuesday night that threatened a structure and left one firefighter with a minor injury, a fire official said. Tuesday, 11:30 PM | 6 comments

Menlo Park man dies in plane crash
Mark Rich, 58, the husband of a former longtime Menlo Park City School District board member, was killed in a small plane crash on Saturday, friends of the family have confirmed. Tuesday, 11:52 AM

Board fails to OK superintendent raises in public
For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a "mistake," board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved pay increases for Superintendent Max McGee in closed session -- outside of public view -- violating both his employment contract and state law. Wednesday, 1:39 PM | 18 comments

School district, grief nonprofit partner for parent events
The Palo Alto school district is partnering with local grief nonprofit Kara to host two educational nights for parents to help support families coping with the recent death by suicide of a student. Wednesday, 8:30 AM | 7 comments

Plan to transform animal shelter advances

Council backs new vision for fiber network

Eclipse called 'epic,' 'eerie,' 'amazing'

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

Shop Talk: Bank relocates; Guideboat to open

PUBLIC AGENDA: proposed new network; updated policies on discrimination

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