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In Palo Alto City Council race, it's anybody's game
Here's what you need to know about the seven people running for Palo Alto City Council and where they stand on key issues.... Last comment 11 hours ago | 11 comments

Palo Alto takes aim at water heaters to curb carbon emissions
Seeking to accelerate its climate change efforts, Palo Alto unveiled on Tuesday an ambitious new program that would replace... Last comment 12 hours ago | 32 comments

Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities
A proposal by Caltrain to replace the aged bridge over San Francisquito Creek may force Palo Alto to speed up its plans for... Last comment on Oct 1, 2022 at 7:59 am | 25 comments

With fiber expansion, Palo Alto prepares for fierce competition
Palo Alto is still at least five years away from a citywide fiber network, but 738 residents had already contributed $50... Last comment on Oct 2, 2022 at 5:18 pm | 44 comments

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Palo Alto shoots for carbon neutrality by 2030
Seeking to make the city a model in the global battle against climate change, the Palo Alto City Council adopted on Monday night an ambitious goal of making the city carbon neutral by 2030. Tuesday, 12:24 AM

Woman brandishes gun during road rage incident in Palo Alto
Palo Alto police are investigating a road rage incident that occurred on Sept. 28 in which one of the suspects pointed a firearm at the victim, the department stated in a press release on Monday afternoon. Monday, 7:58 PM

Bicyclist attacked in race-fueled hit-and-run in downtown Palo Alto
An assault on Sept. 29 in Palo Alto is being investigated by police as a hate crime after a man on a bicycle was allegedly spat on, called a racial epithet and struck with a truck, Palo Alto police said in a press release on Monday.
Monday, 7:52 PM

Judge delays Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing
A federal judge on Monday ordered that the sentencing of Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, scheduled for Oct. 17, be delayed. Judge Edward Davila plans to hold an evidentiary hearing on her request for a new trial. Monday, 8:05 PM

Man charged with hate crimes, robberies against South Asian women
An East Palo man who allegedly ripped the necklaces from the necks of 14 South Asian women has been charged with robbery and hate crimes, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said in a statement on Monday, Oct. 3. Monday, 11:28 AM | 3 comments

Four in a row: California drought likely to continue
Parched California is bracing for another dry year -- its fourth in a row. Weather watchers expect a hot and dry fall and warn that this winter could bring below-average precipitation. Sunday, 4:09 PM | 2 comments

Around Town: The time when Queen Elizabeth stopped by Stanford for lunch
In the latest Around Town column, learn about Queen Elizabeth's visit to Stanford University during her first, and only, trip to California in 1983, and read about the big unveiling of Caltrain's new electric cars. Sunday, 8:11 PM

Candidates for East Palo Alto City Council discuss qualifications, concerns
Two seats are up for grabs on the East Palo Alto City Council this November, and seven residents are seeking the opportunity to serve. Sunday, 8:10 PM

Vandalism at Roman Catholic Center to be investigated as hate crime
Police are investigating vandalism at St. Thomas Aquinas Pastoral Center on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto as a hate crime. Sunday, 8:13 PM

Students' reading improves, despite pandemic hurdles
Data from this past spring's standardized tests reveal that Palo Alto public schools are making substantial progress toward their early literacy goals, despite the impacts that the pandemic has had on education. Sunday, 8:13 PM | 6 comments

In race for Palo Alto City Council, it's anybody's game
Here's what you need to know about the seven people running for Palo Alto City Council and where they stand on key issues. Friday, 8:44 AM | 11 comments

No slates but plenty of affinities among Palo Alto council candidates
Each of Palo Alto's seven candidates for City Council is officially running an independent campaign and is not a party to any slate. Campaign finance data, however, points to two distinct political blocs. Thursday, 9:42 PM | 17 comments

Candidates for sheriff square off at community forum

Live forum to explore East Palo Alto City Council candidates' views

PUBLIC AGENDA: Climate action plan; positions on ballot measures

Caltrain plan to rebuild San Francisquito Bridge may upend Palo Alto's rail priorities

Dramatic spike in abandoned huskies leaves many up for adoption at animal shelter

Palo Alto City Council candidate Vicki Veenker: Building connections

Palo Alto City Council candidate Doria Summa: Residents first

Palo Alto City Council candidate Julie Lythcott-Haims: Thriving together

Palo Alto City Council candidate Ed Lauing: Speaking from experience

Palo Alto City Council candidate Brian Hamachek: Preserve and protect

Palo Alto City Council candidate Lisa Forssell: Seeing green

Palo Alto City Council candidate Alex Comsa: In the driver's seat

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