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Gov. Gavin Newsom champions new school reopening deal in Palo Alto
The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited... Last comment 4 hours ago | 41 comments

12 months into the pandemic, 'One year in' series seeks readers' perspectives
To mark the anniversary of the first stay-at-home order, the Weekly is preparing to publish a two-part series that captures... Last comment 9 hours ago | 13 comments

Palo Alto plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry
After moving to dramatically curtail access to Foothills Park last month, Palo Alto officially agreed on Monday to further... Last comment on Mar 3, 2021 at 8:57 am | 71 comments

Palo Alto prepares for more budget cuts amid prolonged revenue slump
As the pandemic continues to pummel the local economy, the City Council plans to explore additional ways to pare down the... Last comment 4 hours ago | 117 comments

 
 
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In 'State of the City' speech, Palo Alto mayor makes a pitch for stronger ties
Mayor Tom DuBois used his "State of the City" address on Thursday to advocate for expanding the city's fiber network, improving public discourse and launching a new "sister city" program to bridge the gap between blue and red America. Thursday, 10:03 PM

California shifts COVID-19 vaccine availability to hardest-hit communities
Seeking an "equity" approach to allocating COVID-19 vaccine doses across the state, California health officials announced Thursday that 40% of vaccine doses will be reserved for low-income and minorities. Thursday, 11:37 AM | 1 comments

After years of division and revision, city prepares to rule on Castilleja redevelopment
When the City Council launches its review Monday of Castilleja School's contentious plan to reconstruct its campus, it will kick off a process that will influence not just the Bryant Street institution but also future developments. Thursday, 9:22 AM | 11 comments

Newsom champions new school reopening deal at local campus
The day after announcing legislation to incentivize school districts to resume in-person instruction, Gov. Gavin Newsom visited Barron Park Elementary, praising Palo Alto Unified as a model that proves campuses can reopen safely. Tuesday, 2:22 PM | 41 comments

Santa Clara County enters the red tier on Wednesday, loosening public health restrictions
Movie theaters, gyms and restaurants can reopen in Santa Clara County starting Wednesday, after county officials announced that the region is returning to California's less-restrictive red tier. Tuesday, 4:02 PM | 1 comments

Unlicensed teen almost crashes truck into East Palo Alto fire station
Three teenagers in a Dodge pickup truck nearly rammed into an East Palo Alto fire station, hitting the rail of the wheelchair access ramp that also protects the structure of the building, on Tuesday. Thursday, 9:42 AM

Becerra issues consumer warning about illegal COVID-19 fees
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers Tuesday about some health care providers reportedly charging a COVID-19 fee that many people are not obligated to pay. Thursday, 9:46 AM

Governor, state Legislature reach $2B deal for schools to reopen by March 31
California lawmakers are expected to pass a new bill Thursday that would push -- though not require -- school districts across the state to resume in-person instruction. Tuesday, 10:30 AM | 7 comments

City Council rebuffs request for office zone along Park Boulevard
Eager to bring more housing to the Ventura neighborhood, the City Council showed little appetite on Monday for a proposal from developer Jay Paul to allow more types of offices along Park Boulevard. Tuesday, 12:28 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto offers rent relief to nonprofit tenants on city land
Small nonprofit groups that lease space at Cubberley Community Center and that were forced to curb their operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic will get three months of rent relief. Tuesday, 9:55 AM

12 months into the pandemic, 'One year in' series seeks readers' perspectives
To mark the anniversary of the first stay-at-home order, the Weekly is preparing to publish a two-part series that captures how the pandemic and the shutdown have affected local residents. Friday, 6:51 AM | 13 comments

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts

Becker, local leaders demand that East Palo Alto get vaccine priority

Stanford, optimistic about COVID-19 trends, to allow juniors and seniors back on campus

Planning commissioners win fresh terms

Santa Clara County unveils plans for a $233M psychiatric hospital serving kids and adults

California's new COVID-19 vaccine system to start Monday

Santa Clara County no longer requiring schools to wait 5 days to reopen after entering red tier

Adoption of license plate readers stirs privacy anxieties

City plans to sell annual passes for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

Opinion: Behind closed doors: The pandemic's quiet warriors

PUBLIC AGENDA: Proposed zoning overlay district; 10-year energy efficiency goals

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