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Gunn student, former teacher call for more balanced academic culture
A Gunn High School student and former teacher brought to the school board Tuesday night a rallying cry to create a healthier,... Last comment 9 minutes ago | 39 comments

County looks to redesign Page Mill-Oregon, Foothill expressways
Some of the most dangerous and congested sections of Oregon Expressway/Page Mill Road from Alma Street to Foothill Expressway... Last comment 13 hours ago | 23 comments

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table
A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose... Last comment 3 hours ago | 62 comments

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Debate nonprofit empowers students to have a voice
A group of East Palo Alto students are pilot participants in the Silicon Valley Urban Debate League, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit working to bring the world of competitive debate to low-income youth. Friday, 7:27 AM

Schools employee develops emergency-response system
To Mike Jacobs, a Palo Alto parent and longtime Palo Alto Unified maintenance employee, many school districts' emergency-response processes are archaic, inefficient and unsafe. He hopes to bring school safety into the 21st century with the invention of an all-encompassing emergency response device. Friday, 7:29 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto: Fire quickly snuffed out at CPI
Palo Alto fire officials are investigating a fire that occurred Thursday afternoon at Communication & Power Industry, a Hansen Way manufacturer whose operations the city is in the process of phasing out. No hazardous materials were released, fire officials said. Thursday, 6:17 PM

Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus
An idea that could preserve the existing Sunset Magazine buildings has been put forth by Menlo College, which has outgrown its Atherton campus and needs room for more students. Friday, 9:32 AM | 1 comments

Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers
When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick to your family's traditional side dishes, or try something new?
Amidst all the food planning, something crucial can fall to the wayside: What to do with all those holiday leftovers. Friday, 9:36 AM

Buildings of up to eight stories planned for East Palo Alto
With an eye on affordable housing and the city's bottom line, East Palo Alto officials on Monday night unveiled the city's plans for the next 20 years. Thursday, 11:29 AM | 11 comments

McGee names members of achievement gap task force
Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators named to a committee charged with helping Palo Alto close its achievement gap.
Wednesday, 4:05 PM | 21 comments

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Fatal shooting by police officers may not have been recorded

Student, former teacher call for balanced academic culture

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