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Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection
The intersection of San Antonio Road and East Charleston Road is perhaps the busiest junction in south Palo Alto, and certainly... Last comment on Nov 15, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 45 comments

Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto
With California's new rent-cap law set to take effect on Jan. 1, the Palo Alto City Council is preparing to pass an emergency... Last comment 27 minutes ago | 20 comments

Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers
Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a committee of Palo Alto council members signaled support Tuesday for a... Last comment 1 hour ago | 33 comments

In changing times, faltering allegiance to the Pledge
Since late October, members of the Rotary Club of Palo Alto stopped reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at their weekly meetings,... Last comment 7 hours ago | 29 comments

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Palo Alto utility worker who died on duty identified
The city of Palo Alto Utilities lineperson who died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading a transformer was Donatus Okhomina, a military veteran who had just started his job with the city this month. Sunday, 4:16 PM | 1 comments

Around Town: Capital plans; the power of literacy
In the latest Around Town column, find how what issues Palo Alto City Council members want the city's legislative advocate to focus on and a local nonprofit recently recognized by the Library of Congress. Sunday, 8:23 AM

Off Deadline: Stanford's expansion/land-use wars taking a cease-fire timeout?
The surprise pullback on Nov. 1 of plans for major growth by Stanford University is almost certainly temporary, according to longtime observers of the university's land-use battles over the decades. Saturday, 7:49 AM | 4 comments

Caltrain hits empty car near Churchill Avenue
A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto on Friday evening, the agency said on Twitter. Commuters were advised to expect delays due to the incident. Friday, 7:50 PM | 26 comments

Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs
Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging more than two dozen people, according to law-enforcement agencies. Friday, 5:17 PM | 3 comments

Episode 206: Debate over Foothills Park
Ryan McCauley, a member of Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission, talks with Weekly staff about the commission's new proposal to open up the city's pristine and exclusive Foothills Park to non-residents. Friday, 4:28 PM | 3 comments

Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto
About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for this area: chestnuts. Friday, 6:55 AM | 8 comments

First United Methodist Church to celebrate 125th anniversary

In changing times, faltering allegiance to the Pledge

Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Changes planned for hazardous south Palo Alto intersection

Palo Alto Weekly's annual charitable-giving drive kicks off

Rent-cap law prompts calls for tenant protections in Palo Alto

Will a 76-year deal make Palo Alto's wastewater safe to drink?

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on urgent evictions ban ordinance; update on Measure Z construction

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