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Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month
As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for... Last comment on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:21 am | 30 comments

Palo Alto set to move ahead with minimum-wage hike
Following in the footsteps of its neighbors in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, Palo Alto is preparing to adopt a new law raising... Last comment 20 hours ago | 10 comments

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief
A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie... Last comment 14 hours ago | 14 comments

Make finals optional this spring
Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy... Last comment 21 hours ago | 32 comments

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"'We love you, Gunn'"
An airplane flew over Gunn High School flew over campus on Tuesday, Feb. 24, pulling a banner that read "We love you, Gunn." The banner was organized by Marc Vincenti, former Gunn teacher and co-founder of student health and wellbeing campaign Save the 2,008. Photo taken by Tim Hill. Submitted by Elena Kadvany on Mar 3, 2015

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Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks
Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers, but its primary goal is to help students who fall through the cracks at a traditional high school get back on track through a smaller, more structured school environment that also aims to challenge traditional notions of success. Saturday, 8:43 AM | 1 comments

Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap' — a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?
The existence of a gender gap in pay is a longstanding, well-known fact. The news this year is the size and relation to advanced degrees. Saturday, 8:44 AM | 2 comments

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education
In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed, attorneys and Palo Alto officials spent hours on Tuesday wrestling with the question: How valuable are Palo Alto schools? Friday, 7:34 AM | 51 comments

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative
Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities, an emotional two evenings of public testimony and council discussion came to an anti-climactic end Tuesday night as the council unanimously gave permission to the owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park to close it down. Friday, 7:40 AM | 18 comments

Palo Alto residents seek creative ways to cut water use
With the state under mandatory water-use restrictions, Palo Alto residents are turning to creative ways to conserve water, including collecting rainwater, utilizing greywater systems and installed drought-resistant landscaping. Friday, 7:38 AM | 19 comments

Burglar sought after stealing drugs from pharmacy
A burglar broke into Maximart Pharmacy in Palo Alto early Thursday morning and stole drugs before getting away, according to Palo Alto police. Friday, 1:17 PM

Body found Thursday confirmed to be missing Palo Alto hiker
The Alameda County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body found in a wilderness area that of a Palo Alto man who went missing while hiking in the the Sunol Regional Wilderness in unincorporated Alameda County on Wednesday. Friday, 3:08 PM

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