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Rail redesign sparks new ideas for downtown
As Palo Alto gets closer to picking its preferred option for separating railroad tracks from surface streets at four intersections,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 66 comments

Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims
The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health... Last comment 5 hours ago | 26 comments

Proposed law could block President Hotel conversion
Faced with a public outcry about insufficient transparency and misplaced priorities, Palo Alto officials backed away Monday... Last comment 7 hours ago | 57 comments

City prepares for smaller council
The city will find out if it can improve efficiency when the voter-approved reduction in council seats becomes a reality... Last comment 7 hours ago | 40 comments

 
 
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Officials unveil San Francisquito Creek flood protection
Under dark clouds and an eventual downpour, public officials on Friday unveiled the completed first phase of San Francisquito Creek flood protection, a project that aims to protect 1,000 homes from a 100-year flood event during an extreme high tide. Sunday, 6:54 AM | 5 comments

VIDEO: Rail redesign update; President Hotel zoning
Palo Alto Weekly journalists discuss the latest on the redesign of the city's four rail crossings and recap the City Council's decision Monday on zoning for the President Hotel. Friday, 3:21 PM

Residents in 'glass houses' throw stones at proposal
The right to privacy in one's backyard and home is at the center of another Palo Alto controversy, this one over a proposal to build a two-story house in the Fairmeadow neighborhood of Eichler houses. Sunday, 6:47 AM | 35 comments

Express lanes will extend into North County starting next year
Plans for a broad network of toll lanes on major highways in Santa Clara County will take a big step forward next month, when construction is set to begin on so-called express lanes on Highway 101 in Mountain View and Palo Alto. Sunday, 6:47 AM | 4 comments

Paly student identified as East Palo Alto homicide victim
A Palo Alto High School student was fatally shot early Thursday morning in East Palo Alto, his family confirmed Friday.
Friday, 3:45 PM

East Palo Alto City Council selects mayor, vice mayor
The East Palo Alto City Council said goodbye to a longstanding member and ushered in a newcomer who was named vice mayor on Thursday night. Saturday, 8:17 AM

Alumni look back at 100 years of Paly
To celebrate the Palo Alto High School's centennial year, the Palo Alto Weekly interviewed alumni, or family members of alumni, to represent each decade of the school's history. Friday, 8:54 AM | 7 comments

Man sentenced for beating toddler to death

Opinion: Should persistent developers ignore city laws?

Opinion: Keeping options open: Integrating rail and community

Authorities identify homicide victim as former town arborist

Holiday Fund: Making music a priority

Editorial: Give for the kids

Rail redesign sparks new ideas for downtown

Palo Alto teacher dies after officer-involved shooting

'Tis the season for giving

PUBLIC AGENDA: Downtown project appeal; interim school calendars

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