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School board eyes greater consistency at Palo Alto's high schools
Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's... Last comment 35 minutes ago | 31 comments

Study aims to bring data to Palo Alto's loud debate over airplane noise
With citizen complaints about airplane noise on the rise, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission a study focused... Last comment 22 minutes ago | 68 comments

Palo Alto opts to retain, fix contentious zoning tool
Palo Alto's controversial "planned-community" process, which allows developers to barter with the city over zoning exceptions,... Last comment 3 hours ago | 18 comments

 
 
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Buena Vista residents sue Palo Alto over closure approval
Residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park have filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto, challenging the city's decision in May to allow the mobile-home park's closure and requesting that the Santa Clara County Superior Court bar the property owner from issuing eviction notices.
Thursday, 12:04 AM | 60 comments

Planning commission OKs chain store limit on California Avenue
Palo Alto's effort to promote an eclectic and independent retail mix on California Avenue by limiting chain stores in the city's "second downtown" took a big step toward reality on Wednesday night when the Planning and Transportation Commission gave the proposal its unanimous blessing. Thursday, 9:52 AM | 9 comments

Man allegedly exposes himself to woman at Palo Alto park
Palo Alto police are seeking the public's assistance to identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman who was walking her dog in a city park on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Wednesday, 4:16 PM

Police: Man arrested for threatening guard with knife
Palo Alto police arrested a man after he allegedly said he would cut a private security guard who had asked him to leave a private area of the Town & Country Shopping Center on El Camino Real on Sunday, Aug. 23. Wednesday, 1:12 PM

Man arrested on suspicion of stealing trade secrets
A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared to board a flight for China, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. Wednesday, 2:48 PM | 9 comments

School board eyes greater consistency at high schools
Armed with a wealth of data on consistency – or lack thereof – across courses, subjects and teachers at Palo Alto's two high schools, the school board plans to tackle this year longstanding problems like inconsistent grading practices, test and project stacking and homework quality and quantity. Wednesday, 9:36 AM | 31 comments

Infant found with fractured skull, cocaine in system

Neighborhood-liaison program to begin this fall

Study aims to bring data to loud debate over airplane noise

PUBLIC AGENDA: minimum wage, course alignment study, neighborhood engagement

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