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School district increases counseling support at Gunn
In the wake of an apparent suicide at the Charleston Road train crossing this week, the Palo Alto school district and its... Last comment on Oct 18, 2014 at 11:32 am | 19 comments

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later
My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma... Last comment 11 hours ago | 9 comments

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council
We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth... Last comment 13 hours ago | 37 comments

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board
While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly... Last comment on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 13 comments

 
 
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"Junior Naturalists go Fishing"
Children taking part in the Junior Naturalist Program at the Environmental Volunteers' EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands try their hand at fish-netting along the bay shoreline. Submitted by Environmental Volunteers on Mar 14, 2013

 
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Palo Alto prepares for new El Camino Park fields
Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways around El Camino Park, the city is at last preparing for the construction phase. Sunday, 8:16 AM | 2 comments

Man arrested for slashing roommate with a steak knife
A man who used a steak knife to slash his roommate during a fight in the kitchen of their Downtown North residence was arrested Thursday night, police said. Sunday, 9:36 PM

School board candidates meet for last forum
The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled forum of the election season, discussing in a much more conversational setting topics from student stress to the state of the youth well-being coalition Project Safety Net. Saturday, 4:10 PM | 6 comments

Guest Opinion: Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?
The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility. There are two reasons: Google is offering to bring fiber to 34 communities, one of which may be Palo Alto; and Palo Alto has a little-known "fiber fund" built on profits from leases of fibers in the city's "dark-fiber ring," created in the late 1990s. Sunday, 8:17 AM | 10 comments

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new model
Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net, today finds itself at a crossroads after losing its second director in two years. Saturday, 7:41 AM | 9 comments

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned
The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker rooms. But some users of the Palo Alto Family YMCA on Ross Road say the policy opens the door for inappropriate exposure and is disturbing to adult members. Saturday, 7:42 AM | 27 comments

School district increases counseling support at Gunn
In the wake of an apparent suicide at the Charleston Road train crossing this week, the Palo Alto school district and its partners immediately brought in extra counseling support to Gunn High School due to its recent history with such tragedy, district staff said. Friday, 9:41 AM | 19 comments

Journalism students hone their skills in state-of-the-art facility
Palo Alto High School's multi-million-dollar Media Arts Center houses 224 students, four advisers, one newspaper, five niche magazines, a news website, daily broadcast segment, yearbook and enough technology to propel student journalists into the next century. Friday, 7:53 AM | 13 comments

School-district bond, dreams of students brought facility to life
What will the newsroom-classroom of the future look like? Backed with about $10 million in voter-approved funding, Paly journalism teachers and students set out five years ago to answer this question, creating a next-century Media Arts Center designed to serve the school and community for generations. Friday, 7:53 AM

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