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Housing advocates seek seats on commission
Thirteen Palo Alto residents, including two former mayors and numerous prominent housing advocates, are vying for two seats... Last comment 3 hours ago | 32 comments

Election 2018: Council contenders
This year's five candidates for Palo Alto City Council offer a blend of the familiar and the new. Read the full story here... Last comment on Oct 13, 2018 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments

Editorial: Filseth, DuBois and Cormack for City Council
For a more productive council that hopefully will focus on solutions rather than political gamesmanship or personal insults,... Last comment 3 hours ago | 182 comments

Editorial: Ken Dauber, Shounak Dharap for Palo Alto school board
With the strongest board in decades and a new management team, the Palo Alto school district is in the process of a desperately... Last comment on Oct 8, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 41 comments

 
 
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Superintendent to detail new goal-setting approach
Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Don Austin wants his staff to train for sprints and marathons -- both the short- and the long-term goals that will he hopes will help make the slow-moving wheels of public education turn faster. Monday, 3:07 PM

Crescent Park traffic report analyzes depth of concerns
Seeking to persuade the Palo Alto City Council to take traffic congestion seriously, Crescent Park residents have conducted their own survey to gauge feelings, identify the problems and to offer some potential solutions. Monday, 8:22 AM | 47 comments

Palo Alto to house JPMorgan's new tech headquarters
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is expanding its financial operations into Palo Alto. The New York banking giant announced Friday that it plans to break ground on a new headquarters focused on technology at Stanford Research Park by early next year. Monday, 5:18 PM

Community Notebook: College Fund founder to receive award
Menlo Park resident Charles Schmuck, whose nonprofit Peninsula College Fund has helped nearly 100 local young adults become the first in their families to not just enroll in but also graduate from a four-year college, will be honored with an Angel Award on Thursday from the Kiwanis Club of Palo Alto. Monday, 3:30 PM

Palo Alto approves bond sales to fund Cal. Ave. garage
Palo Alto's plan to build a six-level garage near California Avenue advanced on Oct. 15 when the City Council authorized the issuance of up to $50 million in bonds to finance the construction of the long-awaited project. Monday, 8:22 AM | 7 comments

Webcast: East Palo Alto Election
Weekly journalists discuss the East Palo Alto City Council race and the city's Measure HH commercial business tax, which could bring funding for building new housing and job training. Monday, 8:22 AM

Local priests accused of sexual misconduct
Eight priests with ties to Midpeninsula parishes are among the 15 clergy members accused of sexual abuse against children dating back to the 1960s, according to a list released Thursday by the Diocese of San Jose. Friday, 1:48 PM | 27 comments

Palo Alto neighbors may see relief from noise

Palo Alto High robotics coach resigns after complaints

Housing advocates seek seats on commission

Column: Faster trains are barreling toward Palo Alto

Election 2018: Ravenswood board candidates

Palo Alto voter's guide to Nov. 6 election

PUBLIC AGENDA: Traffic town hall; school goals

VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA: Palo Alto Online archive

 

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