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Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth
In a bid to rein in commercial growth in Palo Alto, a group of residents is preparing to place a measure on the November... Last comment 22 hours ago | 44 comments

Palo Alto may seek another hotel-tax increase
As construction costs continue to rise, Palo Alto officials are looking to place another hotel-tax increase on the November... Last comment on Apr 20, 2018 at 7:15 pm | 13 comments

Foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused... Last comment 19 hours ago | 12 comments

Worried by rail redesign, residents seek to save their homes
A new alliance between Old Palo Alto and Southgate neighborhood residents has formed to influence the city's decision on... Last comment 13 hours ago | 90 comments

 
 
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Sophie Longo won her first round match at the CCS singles tournament in Los Gatos. Photo by Keith Peters. Submitted by Rick Eymer on Nov 14, 2017

 
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'Workforce housing' project scores a victory
A developer looking to build a 57-unit apartment building at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road eked out a victory Thursday, when Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board endorsed the project. Sunday, 8:46 AM | 18 comments

VIDEO: Debate over rail redesign
David Shen, member of the newly formed North Old Palo Alto neighborhood group, discusses concerns about the city's rail redesign and its efforts to protect properties from eminent domain. Friday, 6:44 PM | 21 comments

Counties take aim at gun violence
Officials in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties are taking it upon themselves to study the root causes of gun violence and find ways to tighten loopholes in the law books. Friday, 6:46 AM | 25 comments

Details emerge about probe of preschool director
The director of Ravenswood City School District's preschool was formally disciplined for releasing the wrong child to an unauthorized adult, according to documents the district released in response to a Public Records Act request from the Weekly. Friday, 6:46 AM | 10 comments

Around Town: paper or plastic; a family legacy
A Girl Scout troop persuades the City Council to take action against plastic straws, the family of Frank Greene Jr. reacts to news of a school getting named after him and a Holocaust survivor from Palo Alto gets recognized at a state ceremony. Saturday, 8:39 AM

Foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused co-workers, the nonprofit organization announced on Thursday afternoon. Friday, 4:13 PM | 12 comments

Ravenswood school board could discuss principal's transfer
As East Palo Alto parents continue to rally against the sudden removal of a popular principal last month, school board members are considering whether to discuss the matter at an upcoming meeting.
Thursday, 4:44 PM | 8 comments

Dog-mauling case settled for $250K

City planning director to resign

New principal, acting principal named at two schools

Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth

Residents lobby over Churchill Avenue crossing

Palo Alto eyes tax on sodas

City may seek another hotel-tax increase

PUBLIC AGENDA: Public Art Commission candidates; pickleball update

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