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Just three weeks ago, it was hard to imagine the imminent human and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Yet here we... Last comment on Jun 9, 2020 at 10:46 am | 43 comments

Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus
More than 80 local schools have contacted the Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Operations about filing a waiver to... Last comment on Aug 8, 2020 at 11:01 am | 59 comments

To get OK for school expansion, Castilleja proposes plan with lesser traffic impacts
A new alternative that seeks to reduce traffic impacts of Castilleja School's proposed expansion is included in a much-anticipated... Last comment on Aug 10, 2020 at 9:31 am | 32 comments

Palo Alto Unified middle, high schoolers to get later school start times
When Palo Alto Unified middle and high schoolers log on for distance learning in the new academic year, they won't have to... Last comment on Aug 4, 2020 at 6:04 pm | 50 comments

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Protest in front of Verizon store on University Avenue. Submitted by Harjanto Sumali on Dec 8, 2017


Incumbent Todd Collins, parent Jesse Ladomirak detail campaigns for school board
The race for three open seats on the Palo Alto Unified school board continues to expand, with President Todd Collins confirming he's running for a second term. Tuesday, 5:22 PM | 1 comments

'Unattainable' or necessary? City Council spars over new housing target
A state push to more than double Bay Area's housing production in the next eight years is stoking opposition, with some City Council members saying the new goals are unrealistic. Tuesday, 12:49 AM | 20 comments

Pac-12 Conference postpones all sports through 2020
The Pac-12 Conference announced Tuesday that it has postponed all sports through the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision affects two Bay Area schools in the conference: Stanford University and UC Berkeley. Tuesday, 3:14 PM

City extends Summer Streets program until winter to promote outdoor dining
Seeking to provide a lifeline to businesses and further enhance the city's outdoor dining program, the City Council has agreed to keep University and California avenues closed to cars through Dec. 31. Tuesday, 9:53 AM | 3 comments

With new, virtual school year around the corner, board to discuss special education
The Palo Alto school board will discuss on Tuesday special education services, supports for struggling students and other facets of distance learning. Monday, 10:43 AM | 4 comments

Meet the seven candidates vying for two seats on the Ravenswood school board
Seven candidates have pulled papers, to date, in the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education race, including one incumbent and six newcomers. Tuesday, 9:38 AM | 4 comments

Palo Alto Speaks forum aims to shed light on race, equity
Palo Alto is seeking input from members of the Black and brown communities regarding their experiences in the city with race and equity, issues that have been under the limelight in recent months. Monday, 1:53 PM

Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County case total close to 13K

Palo Alto's COVID-19 numbers are growing

Police are searching for two suspects in armed robbery of Midtown 7-Eleven

County considers fines for COVID-19 health code violations

What can you do to fight local racism? These young activists have some ideas.

Nonprofits in need of back-to-school supplies for distance learning

PUBLIC AGENDA: Summer Streets extension plan; fall reopening plans at schools

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