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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 1 hour ago | 32 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 21 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 on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 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 5 hours ago | 57 comments

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"Grand opening at SSL"
At the opening of The Bob McFarland Test Facility on Oct. 7, 2014, from left: John Celli, president of SSL; Brenda McFarland, widow of Bob McFarland; Chip Koehler, executive director, programs, SSL; and Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd. Submitted by Wendy Lewis on Oct 10, 2014

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Stanford University names new Title IX coordinator
Stanford University has named a new head for its embattled Title IX Office: Catherine Glaze, associate dean for student affairs at Stanford Law School, who has served as interim Title IX coordinator since October. Saturday, 8:52 AM

A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House
A large expansion that will more than double the number of accommodations for families with sick children at Ronald McDonald House at Stanford will be open to the public for a rare view starting Saturday, Feb. 13 through Feb. 28, officials have announced. Saturday, 9:23 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto High program makes frosh feel connected
TEAM, or Together Everyone Achieves More, is a well-established program at Palo Alto High School that provides freshmen with smaller learning environments, closer-than-typical connections with their teachers and peers, an emphasis on the whole child, project-based learning and teachers who pilot innovative ideas. Saturday, 9:23 AM | 4 comments

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 | 12 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 | 8 comments

Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village proposal

Woodside man found dead in car down embankment

Obama visits Palo Alto for private fundraiser

PUBLIC AGENDA: CLEAN proposal, Ming's demolition, Public Art Master Plan

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