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City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate
Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates... Last comment 1 hour ago | 15 comments

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO
The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this... Last comment 15 hours ago | 15 comments

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed
A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and... Last comment 11 hours ago | 33 comments

Palo Alto nears finish line on new housing vision
The last time Palo Alto adopted a new housing vision for the city, the feeling around City Hall was more relief than satisfaction.... Last comment 14 hours ago | 81 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto launches business registry
It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making their way toward the city's tech corridors, restaurant strips and frozen yogurt shops. But getting data about employees has been a frustrating ordeal for city staff, which on Monday unveiled a business registry program aimed at fulfilling this endeavor. Tuesday, 1:04 AM

Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks
After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider their policy for holding meetings on labor negotiations out of the public eye. Monday, 8:10 PM

Board hopefuls: More needed for minorities, special education
A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and students of color took on a more personal tilt, with almost all of the five board hopefuls sharing their own experiences with the district's special education offerings and treatment of minority students. Monday, 8:44 AM | 33 comments

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged sexual battery
Police arrested a Palo Alto man for sexual battery after he allegedly groped a woman last month on a sidewalk while walking his dog. Monday, 2:25 PM | 1 comments

Palo Alto: Street closed off after apparent suicide, police say
Palo Alto police closed off the 200 block of Grant Avenue near the Santa Clara County Courthouse Monday morning after an unidentified man committed suicide on the sidewalk near the courthouse entrance, according to Lt. Zach Perron, Palo Alto police spokesman. Monday, 12:11 PM | 1 comments

Palo Alto to offer more grants to low-income entrepreneurs
The City of Palo Alto's year-old Microenterprise Assistance Program, which provides grants to low-income business owners, is about to expand, with plans to distribute up to $170,000. Sunday, 8:33 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO David MacKenzie
The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this week, the Weekly has learned. Monday, 8:44 AM | 15 comments

City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

New zoning law targets Palo Alto plating shops

Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant

Auditor finds flaws in police department's internal probe

East Palo Alto program builds a culture of life

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