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Opinion: Renters need a broad coalition to unite
Like 46% of Palo Alto's population, I am a renter. I believe that collaborative solutions are desperately needed to help,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 25 comments

School board lets general counsel go, won't say why
The Palo Alto school district's first in-house attorney, Komey Vishakan, has been let go "without cause," the Palo Alto school... Last comment on Aug 7, 2022 at 11:57 pm | 21 comments

Palo Alto police set to remove radio encryption
The Palo Alto Police Department, which moved abruptly in January 2021 to fully encrypt its radio communications, is preparing... Last comment on Aug 7, 2022 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments

High-speed rail analysis brings grade-separation anxiety to Palo Alto
As the environmental analysis for the Peninsula segment of high-speed rail nears the finish line, Palo Alto leaders are raising... Last comment on Aug 6, 2022 at 1:16 pm | 19 comments

 
 
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"IRA Nationals at Stanford ligh"
Stanford lightweight rowing earned a bid to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick Eymer on May 21, 2019

 
 
 
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Parking lot fire destroys McLaren office, Tesla batteries
A pallet of Tesla batteries, a McLaren business office and a Ford pickup truck went up in flames Sunday morning in a shared south Palo Alto parking lot. Monday, 5:32 PM | 12 comments

Palo Alto hopes for last-ditch deal on business tax
With the clock ticking toward the final deadline, the Palo Alto City Council deferred yet again its decision on creating a business tax in hopes of reaching a last-second compromise with a coalition of opponents. Monday, 11:29 PM

Council affirms Andrew Binder as Palo Alto's new police chief
Andrew Binder, who has been leading the Palo Alto Police Department for the past two months, officially became the police chief on Monday after the City Council voted to approve his appointment. Monday, 8:17 PM

Police: Man arrested after bike shop robbery
A man who allegedly threatened a Cardinal Bike Shop employee left with cash after a failed attempt to sell a used electric bike on Friday. Saturday, 7:29 PM | 5 comments

Opinion: Renters need a broad coalition to unite
Like 46% of Palo Alto's population, I am a renter. I believe that collaborative solutions are desperately needed to help, assist and elevate what is being done for the rental community to thrive. Monday, 11:37 AM | 25 comments

Longtime Ravenswood school district trustee will not seek reelection this fall
Ana Maria Pulido won't be running for reelection to the Ravenswood City School District board of trustees in November, citing a need to explore other opportunities and urging fresh faces to run for the vacant seat. Monday, 12:15 PM

The call of the wild: From paralyzed seagulls to skunks caught in bear traps, Peninsula wildlife rescue workers have seen it all
Meet the people who specialize in helping Silicon Valley's orphaned and injured wild animals. Saturday, 8:59 AM | 2 comments

Man arrested for indecent exposure at El Camino Park
A Menlo Park man was arrested on Friday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to a 4-year-old boy at El Camino Park, Palo Alto police said in a news release. Sunday, 1:40 PM

School board lets general counsel go, won't say why
The Palo Alto school district's first in-house attorney, Komey Vishakan, has been let go "without cause," the Palo Alto school board decided in a special closed session meeting on Thursday. Friday, 2:17 PM | 21 comments

Palo Alto police set to remove radio encryption
The Palo Alto Police Department, which moved abruptly in January 2021 to fully encrypt its radio communications, is preparing to reverse the controversial policy, acting Chief Andrew Binder said. Thursday, 2:06 PM | 9 comments

Power restored to all 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers affected by Friday outage

Around Town: Fifth grader to bring a Free Little Library to East Palo Alto

Condo project could test City Council's appetite for housing on San Antonio

For seniors, accidental falls a leading cause of injuries

Cost dispute casts shadow in debate over police radio encryption bill

Police chase, arrest man after alleged assault, threats

In puppy-deaths case, defense seeks diversion program and no jail time

Back-to-school season calls for donations to support students in need

Coronavirus central: Roughly 80% of current COVID test results go unreported, according to preliminary data

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus

PUBLIC AGENDA: Military equipment policy; modified rules to build accessory dwelling units

 

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