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Commissioners split over affordable-housing
A proposal to create a new zoning district to promote construction of affordable-housing developments in Palo Alto hit a... Last comment 6 hours ago | 43 comments

We need new thinking about parking
I love our California Avenue merchants. There is no place in town I'd rather go for a pizza, a paintbrush or (if I thought... Last comment 15 hours ago | 19 comments

Editorial: Missing a housing opportunity
The single greatest obstacle to creating additional housing in Palo Alto for anyone other than highly paid professionals... Last comment 9 hours ago | 23 comments

Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood school district
The mayor of East Palo Alto blasted Ravenswood City School District leadership in two separate letters Friday and Saturday... Last comment 6 hours ago | 34 comments

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Mayor alleges 'culture of corruption' at Ravenswood
East Palo Alto's mayor blasted Ravenswood school district leadership in two separate letters Friday and Saturday criticizing what he described as the district's "sneak ambush" solicitation of financial support from the City Council and alleging that district leaders have created a "culture of corruption." Tuesday, 8:28 AM | 34 comments

School district to host experts on sexual violence, health
The Palo Alto school district is bringing two speakers to discuss with students, staff and community members issues from consent to gender inequality. Tuesday, 2:40 PM | 9 comments

Palo Alto Utilities tries to keep pace with technological change
Palo Alto Utilities is having difficulty recruiting and retaining workers, while simultaneously contending with a rapidly changing technological landscape and growing customer demands. Tuesday, 8:28 AM | 12 comments

App helps ID more than 250 species in baylands
Eighty citizen and professional scientists gathered at the preserve on Saturday for the baylands' second bioblitz, an observational study of biodiversity in a specific location. Tuesday, 8:28 AM

VIDEO: Airplane-noise update
Palo Alto Deputy City Manager Michelle Poché Flaherty discusses the topic of worsening airplane noise -- and Palo Alto's response to the problem -- with Weekly journalists. Tuesday, 8:28 AM | 1 comments

Developer sues College Terrace Market owners
The now-defunct College Terrace Market was apparently facing steep financial challenges, a lawsuit filed in January against the store's owners indicates. Friday, 6:44 AM | 26 comments

Lawyer enters recall race
Despite the fact that attorney Angela Storey opposes the effort to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, she has decided to run for his seat. Tuesday, 8:29 AM | 19 comments

Editorial: Missing a housing opportunity

Repairs begin at Buena Vista mobile homes

County seeks rescue plan for preschool services

Opinion: We need new thinking about parking

Around Town: spreading the love; a new beginning

Lifetimes of Achievement honorees named

Airplane noise flusters city

PUBLIC AGENDA: hydroelectric rate-adjustment; draft Eichler guidelines

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