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Two council members call for greater focus on 'affordable' housing
Palo Alto's efforts to encourage more housing should primarily focus on maintaining diversity and addressing the needs of... Last comment 1 hour ago | 16 comments

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto
Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its... Last comment 3 hours ago | 19 comments

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students
Palo Alto Unified will no longer allow school-sponsored international field trips for elementary school students, leading... Last comment 5 minutes ago | 50 comments

Top-ranked but 'viscerally' disappointing: New book details one family's challenges in Palo Alto schools
Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for the Palo Alto... Last comment 23 hours ago | 81 comments

 
 
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Palo Alto looks to sell, treat — and possibly ask people to drink — wastewater
In an effort to open the spigot on recycled water in the region, Palo Alto and Santa Clara Valley Water are exploring a deal that would transfer the city's wastewater to south county for treatment and, ultimately, consumption. Thursday, 9:32 AM | 9 comments

Man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute
A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's first homicide case of the year, police said this week. Thursday, 9:15 AM | 2 comments

Two council members call for greater focus on 'affordable' housing
Palo Alto's efforts to encourage more housing should primarily focus on maintaining diversity and addressing the needs of low-income residents, two City Council members are arguing in a new memo. Tuesday, 1:44 PM | 16 comments

Locals voice opposition to Trump's policies in first Bay Area visit since 2016 election
President Trump's fundraising luncheon on Tuesday ended up being in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley, but protesters found out about the location early enough to switch their demonstration to Rossotti Field. Tuesday, 4:49 PM | 13 comments

Business tax proposal moves ahead in Palo Alto
Palo Alto forged ahead Monday toward placing a business tax on the 2020 ballot when the City Council majority signaled its support for charging local companies to pay for big-ticket transportation projects. Tuesday, 8:03 AM | 19 comments

Uneven Ground Part III: Chasing equity in a changing climate
Meet the new industrial pollution, a jobs-housing balance so skewed that it prices people out of their homes, triggers kids' asthma and forces people to pick: grueling commute or substandard housing. What's being done to change this? Thursday, 12:49 PM

County, Second Harvest team up to help the hungry
This year, Santa Clara County and the food bank Second Harvest of Silicon Valley are collaborating to highlight hunger and food insecurity in the region. Thursday, 12:19 PM

New rule on electric equipment sparks neighborhood opposition

Man shot in the head by his son in case of mistaken identity

Episode 199: A hospital for the future

Former Palo Alto school employee killed in Mountain View collision

School district: No more international field trips for elementary students

PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential 2020 tax measure; Cubberley lease negotiations

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