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No viaduct, no closure: Palo Alto resident aims for compromise on Churchill
The long controversy behind the Churchill Avenue rail redesign has put the city and its residents at a frustrating, but understandable... Last comment 16 hours ago | 18 comments

Downtown Streets Team executives accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
Downtown Streets Team is embroiled in a scandal in which its top executives have been accused of sexual harassment, creating... Last comment 14 hours ago | 31 comments

High school shakeup: Paly's Adam Paulson to resign, Gunn's Kathie Laurence to leave for district job
Both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will lose their principals at the end of the school year, the district announced on... Last comment 58 minutes ago | 44 comments

Standard practice or 'misleading'? Mayor's official letter in support of SB 50 rankles council colleagues
With a passionate endorsement of Senate Bill 50, Palo Alto’s new Mayor Adrian Fine set himself apart from most of his colleagues... Last comment 2 hours ago | 134 comments

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13 vehicles burglarized on Stanford campus Saturday
Thirteen vehicle burglaries were reported Saturday at three parking lots on the Stanford University campus, according to university police. Sunday, 9:28 AM

High school shakeup: Paly's Paulson to resign, Gunn's Laurence taking district job
Both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools will lose their principals at the end of the school year, the district announced on Friday. Friday, 11:08 AM | 44 comments

Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change?
Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this November to approve billions of dollars in bonds to help the state become more resilient. Sunday, 8:52 AM

Episode 215: Mike Price's big idea
Southgate resident Mike Price joins Weekly journalists for a discussion of his proposal to improve the Churchill Avenue rail crossing by building a road underpass -- an idea that received a boost from the City Council this week. Friday, 5:21 PM | 3 comments

Around Town: Man running 8 marathons in 8 days; Ms. Wheelchair California stops by Palo Alto
In the latest Around Town column, news about a Stanford Children's Health employee eight-marathon adventure for charity, Ms. Wheelchair California's visit to the Magical Bridge Playground. Saturday, 8:58 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto auditors slam plan to reform their office
A proposal to reform the City Auditor's Office is facing pushback and a threat of a lawsuit from employees of the department, which has been hobbled for years by leadership turnover and internal bickering. Friday, 6:53 AM | 12 comments

Downtown Streets Team execs accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
Former employees of Downtown Streets Team allege they were subjected to inappropriate behavior that went on for years at the nonprofit, pointing to disturbing patterns of behavior. Wednesday, 2:20 PM | 31 comments

No viaduct, no closure: Palo Altan aims for compromise on Churchill

Nine seniors who exemplify the meaning of being selfless

Update: Shooting victim dies from injuries

You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

To fix city's housing shortage, Palo Alto weighs the return of the controversial 'PC' zone

PUBLIC AGENDA: New city-MidPen Media Center agreement; school board vote on parcel tax

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