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The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing
In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light... Last comment 1 hour ago | 33 comments

New transportation chief looks to raise resident engagement
For years, Palo Alto leaders have talked about the need to launch new transportation initiatives, only to see their plans... Last comment on Oct 12, 2019 at 10:37 am | 29 comments

Despite community and staff pleas, Ravenswood school board votes for external superintendent search
The Ravenswood City school board voted 3-1 on Thursday night, with Vice President Stephanie Fitch dissenting and President... Last comment 8 minutes ago | 17 comments

Palo Alto to explore new laws to spur affordable housing production
With housing production falling well short of their goals, City Council members clashed and compromised Monday over the best... Last comment 20 hours ago | 62 comments

 
 
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"Dancing Little Girl"
At a Palo Alto Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, this very little girl was boogieing along with the singer of "Redemption Song." Submitted by Mitchell Zimmerman on Jan 16, 2017

 
 
 
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Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities, including Palo Alto, on Monday night
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Palo Alto area on Monday night. Monday, 11:10 PM | 1 comments

Thousands turn out for 35th Moonlight Run & Walk
Under the near-full harvest moon, roughly 2,000 people flocked to the Palo Alto Baylands on Friday night for the 35th annual Moonlight Run & Walk. Saturday, 8:51 AM | 1 comments

The price of 'paradise': Palo Altans love their hometown but the stress of living in the heart of Silicon Valley is growing
In celebration of the Palo Alto Weekly's 40th anniversary, news staff wanted to examine what the city is like today in light of what has happened over the past four decades. Friday, 6:56 AM | 33 comments

Judge dismisses Stanford suit over affordable-housing law
Stanford University's claims against a county inclusionary-housing ordinance that applies to new housing developments on university land were largely dismissed Thursday by a federal district court judge. Saturday, 10:24 AM

Body found in car may be missing CEO last seen in Palo Alto
San Jose police announced Saturday that they are conducting a death investigation in south San Jose, where a body was found in a vehicle parked on the street. The deceased may be of a tech CEO who was reportedly last seen in Palo Alto. Monday, 10:33 PM

Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail
Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Saturday, 12:15 PM | 2 comments

Episode 202: Hometown reflections
As the Palo Alto Weekly celebrates its 40th anniversary, we highlight work by the editorial staff to commemorate the milestone, including a project titled "When I think of Palo Alto, I think of ..." Friday, 4:40 PM

Stanford student drugged at fraternity party

Probation, community service and a fine for Menlo Park parent in college admissions scam

Editorial: Why our next 40 years depends on you

FPPC: Filseth, Kniss no longer have conflicts of interest on grade separation

What makes a local business last for nearly half a century or more in Palo Alto?

PUBLIC AGENDA: Discussions on housing for school staff, city pension policy

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