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'We're asking you to wait.' Reopening plan highlights breakdown of trust between teachers, district
Palo Alto Unified's plan to reopen elementary schools in October has sparked intense anxiety among teachers and staff members... Last comment 2 hours ago | 40 comments

Palo Alto looks to loosen parking, retail rules to encourage affordable housing
What would it take to get affordable housing built in Palo Alto? It's a question that the City Council wrestled with Monday... Last comment 5 hours ago | 25 comments

To fill long-vacant city auditor role, Palo Alto set to hire international firm
After months of recruiting, Palo Alto is preparing to pull the trigger on hiring a new city auditor, with the City Council... Last comment on Sep 20, 2020 at 12:05 am | 24 comments

Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park
A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious... Last comment 12 hours ago | 75 comments

 
 
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COVID-19 case at Lytton Gardens linked to outside caregiver, facility says
An outside caregiver who exposed a Lytton Gardens resident to COVID-19 has brought to light a possible gap in testing of external or contracted workers who visit elderly patients when they are not in skilled nursing or nursing homes. Thursday, 8:47 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto Unified to pay $50K to family of bullying victim
The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday a $50,000 settlement with the family of a former special education middle school student who was repeatedly bullied in 2016. Wednesday, 12:32 PM | 13 comments

Despite looming questions over Caltrain and high-speed rail, Palo Alto moves ahead with grade separation effort
As Palo Alto nears a critical juncture to redesign its rail crossings, city leaders are facing the prospect that the effort could be upended. Wednesday, 2:33 PM | 10 comments

'We're asking you to wait.' Reopening plan highlights breakdown of trust between teachers, district
Palo Alto Unified's plan to reopen elementary schools in October has sparked intense anxiety among teachers and staff members who do not feel safe returning to work in person. Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 40 comments

Palo Alto Weekly hosts City Council debate Thursday night
With Election Day exactly 40 days away, Palo Alto voters have plenty of decisions to make on the ballot â€" most notably for their next City Council and Board of Education members. Thursday, 9:50 AM

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a calendar of election debates, forums
We've compiled a list of election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Thursday, 4:56 PM | 4 comments

Santa Clara County acts with $5M to relieve strain on tenants, landlords
Struggling tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a financial lifeline, as the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, on Tuesday, approved an additional $5 million to help residents stay in their homes. Thursday, 11:52 AM

Heat, risk of fires, rip current pose danger in Bay Area this weekend
Weather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents starting Friday with a higher risk for rip currents at beaches and increased wildfire risk starting Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday, 3:46 PM

Alleged serial killer lands in hospital before trial

Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

CZU August Lightning Complex fires are 100% contained

Santa Clara County supervisors approve assistance for COVID-19 quarantines

Palo Alto looks to loosen parking, retail rules to encourage affordable housing

As U.S. threatens WeChat ban, local Chinese Americans face loss of app that's become integral to their lives

A long way to go: Retiring Youth Community Service head assesses progress on empowering young people

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County adds 109 more cases

PUBLIC AGENDA: Vote on city auditor contract; study session on practices to protect tenants

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