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Jordan, Palo Verde get new principals
Gunn High School's longtime assistant principal, Tom Jacoubowsky, will be moving to Jordan Middle School this fall to serve... Last comment 5 hours ago | 16 comments

New rules approved for proposed cell towers
Much like bad cell reception, new wireless facilities have been causing plenty of static in Palo Alto neighborhoods of late.... Last comment on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 40 comments

City pledges funds to save Buena Vista
They haven't had much to cheer about over the past two years, but on Monday night about 300 residents of the Buena Vista... Last comment 1 hour ago | 34 comments

'Personal belief' exemption for vaccinations will end
Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all... Last comment 6 minutes ago | 66 comments

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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
An SAP employee helps middle schoolers at the company's Palo Alto office last week during GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

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Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project
Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and San Jose, according to a ruling July 2 by the federal Surface Transportation Board. Friday, 4:15 PM

Palo Alto administrator selected as Stevenson PACT principal
Following the sudden departure of former Stevenson PACT principal Tyler Graff, the Mountain View Whisman School District selected an administrator from the nearby Palo Alto Unified School District to take over for the district's choice program. Friday, 4:19 PM

Palo Alto waives fees for single-story districts
Residents of Eichler neighborhoods clamoring for protection from new mansions on their blocks scored a victory Monday night when the council officially struck from the books a fee for requesting bans on two-story homes. Friday, 8:36 AM | 14 comments

Where Palo Alto students learn in a class of one
Imagine a secondary school where homework is actually just classwork because it's done at school, where there are no Advanced Placement classes and the class size never tips over one, with each student receiving individualized attention in every class. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it's not. Friday, 8:34 AM | 5 comments

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes
Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Friday, 8:32 AM | 15 comments

How NOT to landscape
If you want an attractive front yard that enhances your home and reflects your creativity, avoid these common landscaping errors. Friday, 8:43 AM

East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man
Federal authorities have arrested and charged an East Palo Alto man in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme, according to a federal affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on June 26. Thursday, 9:15 AM | 2 comments

Jordan Middle School, Palo Verde get new principals
Gunn High School's longtime assistant principal, Tom Jacoubowsky, will be moving to Jordan Middle School this fall to serve as interim principal following Principal Greg Barnes' resignation, the school district announced Wednesday. Wednesday, 3:14 PM | 16 comments

Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Fourth of July travel to break records in California

Fourth festivities to mark Independence Day

Government closures, hours for Fourth of July weekend

PUBLIC AGENDA: retail protection ordinance, formula retail regulations

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