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Spare the Air alert extended, some schools close
As smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County persist on the Peninsula, Spare the Air alerts are continuing... Last comment 3 hours ago | 40 comments

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth
The Palo Alto school board unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night asking the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors... Last comment 22 hours ago | 18 comments

City leaders vow to improve code enforcement
Palo Alto leaders pledged on Tuesday to reform the city’s glitchy code-enforcement program, which according to a new audit... Last comment 18 hours ago | 23 comments

Off Deadline: Does Palo Alto really need a 'Parking Entrapment Zone'?
I seldom get parking tickets. I deeply respect time limits, permit parking and especially handicapped-parking spaces. Read... Last comment 3 hours ago | 69 comments

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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017


Ashlund concedes to Dharap in school board race
Special-education advocate Stacey Ashlund conceded the second open seat on the Palo Alto school board to attorney Shounak Dharap on Friday afternoon. Friday, 5:56 PM | 3 comments

Webcast: Treating postpartum mood disorders
Psychiatrist Nirmaljit Dhami, medical director of El Camino Hospital's Maternal Outreach Mood Services program, discusses the signs, symptoms and treatment for postpartum mood disorders, which affect one in five mothers after childbirth. Friday, 5:20 PM

Locals cope with lingering smoky conditions
Many Palo Alto residents are spending more time indoors this week, skipping their regular activities as smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County nearly 200 miles away persist on the Peninsula. Friday, 4:51 PM

Around Town: Can you hear me now?; don't fall for it
In the latest Around Town column, the city's chief information officer has been accused of violating a state conflict-of-interest law and local agencies are warning the public of scammers. Saturday, 8:47 AM

Local mothers speak out about postpartum depression
One in five mothers experience postpartum depression but most women affected by it struggle in silence. A group of local women are speaking out about their challenges as mothers, hoping to break down the persistent stigma that surrounds maternal mental health. Friday, 6:37 AM | 4 comments

Man in phantom mask burglarizes businesses
A man wearing a "Phantom of the Opera" mask allegedly burglarized at least four Palo Alto businesses early Wednesday morning, Palo Alto police said in a press release. Friday, 12:35 PM | 1 comments

Under threat of lawsuit, school district releases documents
For the second time in as many years, it took a threat of legal action from the Palo Alto Weekly to compel the Palo Alto Unified School District to address months of non-compliance with the California Public Records Act. Friday, 6:36 AM | 28 comments

Sister-in-law to face trial in Palo Alto killing

Weekly launches annual Holiday Fund charitable drive

School board asks for Stanford to mitigate growth

Spare the Air alert extended, schools close due to smoke

Teen arrested for East Palo Alto shooting

Greene Middle School marks 'transformative' renaming

Fire Department prepares for influx in medical-response calls

School district equity coordinator resigns

Ways to help Camp Fire victims

PUBLIC AGENDA: Expanding use of recycled water; utilities tech plan

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