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Holman, Scharff to vie for board seat on open-space district
Their City Council tenures may be coming to an end, but Karen Holman and Greg Scharff are preparing to square off in another... Last comment 10 hours ago | 73 comments

City rushes to pass law for residents facing eviction
With residents of President Hotel bracing for displacement, Palo Alto officials are rushing to draft an urgency ordinance... Last comment 3 hours ago | 61 comments

Former Palo Altans trade Silicon Valley lifestyle for better 'quality of life' elsewhere
Former Palo Altans have a spectrum of attitudes toward their city and Silicon Valley, which has burgeoned into a technological,... Last comment 22 hours ago | 199 comments

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented... Last comment 19 hours ago | 7 comments

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VIDEO: Animal shelter plans; Taser debate
Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto's effort to upgrade its animal shelter and East Palo Alto's community debate over whether to equip police officers with Tasers. Friday, 4:50 PM

Teacher arrested for alleged sex-related messages with girl
A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication with a 16-year-old girl, San Jose police reported Thursday. Friday, 11:51 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto and Stanford reach deal for fire services
After five years of tense talks, Palo Alto and Stanford University have reached an agreement on a new fire-protection contract, one that will ensure that the city's Fire Department will continue to serve the university until 2023. Friday, 9:48 AM | 3 comments

City, nonprofit explore ways to fix up cramped shelter
Palo Alto city officials are struggling to determine what to do with the animal shelter -- a facility that they see as both absolutely crucial and painfully inadequate. Friday, 6:51 AM | 16 comments

Smog, smoke from wildfires prompts Spare the Air alert
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for the entire region for Saturday, on top of an air quality advisory already in effect through Sunday for smoke. Friday, 1:40 PM

Opinion: A case for exploring Silicon Valley's 'other world'
Whether pacing the Cubberley Community Center track or trekking 11 miles from Palo Alto to the Santa Clara Train Station, walking is something that everyone can do. Friday, 6:50 AM | 7 comments

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country. Thursday, 10:54 AM | 7 comments

Ronald McDonald House School kicks off new year

Palo Alto man arrested for making threats

East Palo Alto community split on Taser proposal

Cañada College launches shuttle in East Palo Alto

Paly to celebrate centennial

Elementary, middle schools start new year

PUBLIC AGENDA: Fire-services contract; solar implementation update

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