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Income inequality reaches a 'historic high' in Silicon Valley, new report shows
Despite a hot economy and a slight dip in home prices, 2019 was a year of reckoning for Silicon Valley's high-tech giants,... Last comment on Feb 15, 2020 at 10:13 pm | 32 comments

Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate
In the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has... Last comment on Feb 15, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 15 comments

With revised design, Castilleja tries to appease critics of its growth plan
Seeking a truce with critics of its proposed expansion, Castilleja School this week submitted a revised plan to the city... Last comment 11 hours ago | 39 comments

Community college district asks voters for new tax, bond funds to upgrade facilities, keep education accessible
Vote-by-mail ballots for the March 3 election went out to Santa Clara County voters on Tuesday, including two Foothill-De... Last comment 16 hours ago | 59 comments

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"IRA Nationals at Stanford ligh"
Stanford lightweight rowing earned a bid to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championships on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics. Submitted by Rick Eymer on May 21, 2019


Ames wind tunnels put NASA's new moonshot to the test
America's latest bid to send astronauts into space has researchers at NASA Ames hard at work, trying to figure out how to get safely get a hulking 320-foot tower of metal, stuffed with 733,000 gallons of fuel, out of the atmosphere. Sunday, 8:48 AM

Around Town: Firefighter completes 625-mile journey to raise awareness about mental health
In the latest Around Town column, news about the latest arguments for and against installing wireless antennas in Palo Alto, a local group celebrating its centennial and a firefighter who completed a 625-mile journey to San Diego. Saturday, 10:37 AM | 5 comments

At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Buttigieg makes plea to voters
In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive, progressive option for voters. Friday, 4:23 PM | 24 comments

VIDEO: A playground for all
Magical Bridge playground co-founders Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher discuss how their universal playground redefines what it means to play. Friday, 5:10 PM | 1 comments

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.
Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not as islands, but as clarion calls in a movement for valuing all members of a community equally. Friday, 6:53 AM | 10 comments

VMware plans to cut over 200 jobs in Palo Alto
Cloud infrastructure company VMware recently announced that it will cut 211 jobs at its Palo Alto headquarters effective April 1. Friday, 4:23 PM | 9 comments

Ending stalemate, Human Relations commissioner quits seeking chairmanship
In a stunning move to avoid a potentially divisive and deadlocked election for the Palo Alto Human Relations Commissioner chairmanship, one of the two contenders on Thursday asked his colleagues to vote for the other nominee. Friday, 5:27 PM | 3 comments

Violent robbery leaves Stanford student unconscious, cashless

Editorial: Brownrigg for Senate

City services will be limited on Presidents Day this Monday

Opinion: Remembering Palo Alto's transportation history

Meet the 7 candidates who want to represent you in Sacramento

PUBLIC AGENDA: Funding Code:ART2, transitional kindergarten policies

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