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Teachers agree to use online homework system
Palo Alto Unified School District's secondary school teachers would be required next school year to use online school management... Last comment 3 hours ago | 32 comments

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?
Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board... Last comment 15 minutes ago | 31 comments

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee
Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Read the full story here -... Last comment 5 hours ago | 21 comments

Why so few hospital beds for teens?
The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent... Last comment 8 hours ago | 13 comments

 
 
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Closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park approved
In a decision that may signal the end of the road for Palo Alto's only mobile-home park, city officials on Tuesday affirmed the property owner's right to shut down the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park. Tuesday, 9:25 PM | 5 comments

Palo Alto teachers agree to use online homework system
Following on the heels of a teachers union grievance about Schoology, an online school-management system, a new tentative contract with the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA) would require teachers to post all course information, homework and grades on the site. Tuesday, 8:28 AM | 32 comments

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens
Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is pushing for county staff to analyze the feasibility of opening an inpatient unit for children and adolescents. Monday, 12:39 PM | 13 comments

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?
Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board of Education tonight, following the work of a committee that's met for six months to analyze the achievement-gap problem and propose long-term solutions. Tuesday, 9:23 AM | 31 comments

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee
Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse. Tuesday, 7:53 AM | 21 comments

Residents hope to drown out airplane noise with complaints
When Amy Christel moved from Barron Park to her new Midtown Palo Alto home last summer, she welcomed the time she could spend outdoors in her garden. But the roar of low-flying commercial aircraft has her running for cover, she said. Tuesday, 7:53 AM | 107 comments

Gunn launches business club in partnership with community
Flanked by the company's chief operating officer and chief management officer, the two co-chief executive officers called the meeting to order. They reminded their vice presidents and employees what still needed to get done before their big fundraising gala next weekend. Saturday, 8:04 AM | 5 comments

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