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Castilleja proposes enrollment-growth plan
Just over two years since the City of Palo Alto penalized Castilleja School for exceeding its enrollment cap, the school... Last comment 5 hours ago | 27 comments

Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'
Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,... Last comment 2 hours ago | 44 comments

Neighbors divided over ban on two-story homes
Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style... Last comment 6 hours ago | 26 comments

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names
Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who... Last comment 2 hours ago | 55 comments

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VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines
On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Stanford University student Irving Rodriguez, who grew up in Chicago as an undocumented immigrant, joins Weekly Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong and reporter Elena Kadvany to discuss the challenges local undocumented youth face in pursuing higher education, legal work and protection from deportation, as well as other barriers to full participation in American society. Friday, 3:18 PM

Growing up undocumented
What undocumented youth learn, typically as teenagers, is that their lives are subject to a different, harsher set of rules. These rules -- enacted by Congress as part of the nation's immigration laws -- create obstacles in the pursuit of higher education and full participation in American society. Friday, 8:19 AM | 10 comments

Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident in Palo Alto
Palo Alto police are seeking a man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday, Feb. 11. Friday, 10:31 AM | 2 comments

KIPP Bay Area Schools to open charter school in East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto parents who have been working tirelessly for well over a year to bring a new public-school option to their community celebrated Thursday night after the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees approved a petition to open a charter school in the city. Friday, 9:02 AM | 7 comments

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village proposal
While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious plan to add housing for graduate students at Escondido Village.
Friday, 7:59 AM | 11 comments

Woodside man found dead in car down embankment
Jeffrey Adan, 47, of Woodside, was the man found dead in a Jeep Cherokee at the bottom of an embankment off Skyline Boulevard in Portola Valley on Thursday morning, Feb. 11, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office. Thursday, 4:20 PM | 2 comments

Obama visits Palo Alto for private fundraiser

Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes

Castilleja School proposes enrollment-growth plan

Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales

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