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Facing division over Ventura plan, Palo Alto delays action
With Palo Alto's plans for the Ventura neighborhood mired in uncertainty and facing heavy community opposition, the City... Last comment on Jun 17, 2021 at 9:45 pm | 19 comments

As COVID restrictions lift, Palo Alto plans to reopen facilities
When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread in March 2020, Palo Alto swiftly shut down most City Hall offices, suspended recreational... Last comment 10 hours ago | 15 comments

Six rescued, two arrested in human trafficking investigation that included Palo Alto brothel
A Milpitas couple was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering in connection with brothels in Milpitas, Palo Alto and... Last comment on Jun 18, 2021 at 11:24 pm | 41 comments

New plan would reopen University Avenue to traffic in July
Palo Alto's experiment with a car-free University Avenue may come to an abrupt end next month, with the city proposing to... Last comment on Jun 18, 2021 at 4:36 pm | 51 comments

 
 
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Around Town: Alumni encourage Stanford's Class of 2021 to 'say yes to everything,' stay connected
In the latest Around Town column, news about Stanford University sending off the Class of 2021, new facilities coming to Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School and recognition for Gunn High's football team. Sunday, 11:44 AM

County, open space district seek to protect ridge from mining
Seeking to preserve a 50-year-old ridgetop easement in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Clara County and the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Thursday proposed to join forces against a plan from the Lehigh Cement Company. Saturday, 9:41 AM | 5 comments

Man who allegedly profited off sex trafficking over 100 women faces 10 felonies
David Davies led a quiet life in his Palo Alto home for more than 20 years, but an investigative report alleges he and his current wife trafficked women in Santa Clara County for over six years as part of a national operation. Friday, 10:24 AM | 7 comments

Opinion: Robust connectivity is critical to Palo Alto's future
Our nation's leaders understand robust connectivity is critical to our country's future growth. Unfortunately, Palo Alto has adopted fairly onerous standards that effectively halt the expansion of modern communications infrastructure. Saturday, 8:54 AM | 14 comments

Shifting politics boost quest for a history museum
Palo Alto is preparing to advance next week a project that local leaders have been debating for the past two decades: the rehabilitation of the Roth Building so that it can serve as the city's new history museum. Thursday, 11:28 AM | 16 comments

New Cal/OSHA rules allow fully vaccinated workers to forego masks
Fully vaccinated workers will no longer be required to wear a mask regardless of whether their co-workers are unvaccinated following new guidance from the state's workplace safety agency. Friday, 9:05 AM | 1 comments

Local communities plan to celebrate Juneteenth with sunshine, talks and great food. Here's what's planned.
Throughout the Peninsula, this Juneteenth will be celebrated in a variety of ways, with a barbecue, scholarships, performances, talks, a cooking demonstration and festivities in parks and fairgrounds on tap. Here's where to go. Thursday, 3:31 PM | 5 comments

Palo Alto selects new city clerk
Palo Alto has concluded its search for a new city clerk, with the City Council preparing to name Lesley Milton on Monday as the successor to outgoing clerk Beth Minor. Thursday, 3:58 PM | 3 comments

Following a frantic year, Pets In Need gradually reopens to animal lovers
After transforming itself from a full-fledged animal shelter to a network that links would-be pet owners with their new companions, Pets In Need is preparing to once again welcome residents. Wednesday, 11:46 AM | 2 comments

Federal complaint by Jewish employees alleges antisemitism at Stanford racial-sensitivity program
Two Jewish employees at Stanford University have filed a complaint against the university for allegedly allowing persistent anti-Jewish harassment related to a racial-sensitivity program. Wednesday, 9:28 AM | 21 comments

Coronavirus central: State launches digital COVID-19 vaccination records
Vaccinated state residents can now access their vaccine record digitally through a tool introduced Friday by California's Department of Public Health and Department of Technology. Friday, 2:00 PM

City back on track for a 2022 business tax

Spare the Air alert issued for Friday, Saturday as heat wave lingers

In hard push to herd immunity, Mountain View clinic offers drop-in vaccinations

Grateful to return to normalcy, small businesses are hopeful — and still keeping masks on

Police auditor to vet cases in which officers point guns

Facing division over Ventura plan, Palo Alto delays action

Stanford prepares to reopen outdoor campus spaces to the public

Toll collection for U.S. Highway 101 express lanes in San Mateo County to start at year's end

Khan Lab School sets sights on Palo Alto space for K-8 students

PUBLIC AGENDA: City budget vote; discussion on school attendance report

 

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