Palo Alto Weekly – by Gennady Sheyner / March 17, 2017
Citizens committee blasts City Council’s vote to remove programs from land-use guide
Palo Alto officials will revisit on Monday their controversial January decision to strip all programs from the city’s guiding land-use document, the Comprehensive Plan — a move that some characterized as a “formatting” change and others decried as a betrayal of public trust.
Palo Alto Weekly – by Gennady Sheyner / March 16, 2017
FPPC launches investigation into whether Palo Alto vice mayor improperly reported her contributions
Prompted by a citizen complaint, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has launched an investigation into the campaign of Palo Alto Vice Mayor Liz Kniss, whose re-election bid was boosted by a flurry of late contributions from developers and who did not disclose most of these contributions until well after the election.