Palo Alto looks to expand its “Percent for Art” policy from municipal projects to private developments. City Council will decide on this Dec. 2.
On Nov. 5, Redwood City will elect three City Council members. Two council members are up for re-election, and one is being termed out, leaving an open seat.
Menlo Park police will use technology to identify stolen or suspicious vehicles and to monitor Belle Haven neighborhood streets. But some are concerned about privacy and racial profiling.
San Mateo city officials say they want to support local businesses whenever possible. When it came to awarding a recent contract, however, factors other than proximity came into play.
When voters elected East Palo Alto’s first majority-Latino City Council in 2008, the political landscape finally caught up to a demographic shift that had happened a decade earlier. But those gains have yet to solidify.
Earning two degrees from Stanford on Sunday, Michael Tubbs, 21, has a new challenge in mind: being elected to the Stockton City Council. He is a leading contender for the seat, and voters will decide in November.
Palo Alto’s animal shelter, facing a $450,000 budget shortfall and finding itself no longer financially viable, is in danger of closing unless the city council can find alternative sources of funding to keep the facility open.
The Menlo Park City Council approved a two-year contract with all unionized city workers except police officers. It reduces pension benefits for new hires.
Skateboarders in East Palo Alto have been practicing in the City Hall parking lot for years. But next month, East Palo Alto’s first skate park is scheduled to open.