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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... Last comment 0 minutes ago | 25 comments

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 33 minutes ago | 66 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 17 hours ago | 33 comments

 
 
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VA leases Menlo Park land to developer
The Department of Veteran Affairs has made a long-term agreement with Willow Housing, L.P. to lease just under two acres of VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park Division land for the construction and operation of housing for at-risk veterans, a press release announced on Saturday. Saturday, 1:27 PM

Psychologist Walter Mischel discusses self-control
Fifty years ago, Walter Mischel embarked on a now famous study called "The Marshmallow Test." He returned to the study's birthplace last week, Bing Nursery School at Stanford, to present the findings discussed in his new book, "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control." Saturday, 10:54 AM | 1 comments

Local wine experts offer suggestions on holiday pairings
Planning what wines to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner or figuring out which to bring to a Christmas party can be, frankly, overwhelming. Holiday foods tend to be full-flavored whether it's turkey, buttery mashed potatoes or sausage-filled stuffing so here are a few options from local wine experts to complement all of your holiday meals: Saturday, 10:53 AM

Locals applaud President Obama's immigration order
The controversial announcement by President Barack Obama on Nov. 20 to use his executive powers to grant nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants a three-year reprieve from deportation may have brought disapproval from his critics, but many people on Palo Alto and East Palo Alto streets said they approve of the bold move. Friday, 6:46 PM | 11 comments

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 | 9 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 | 2 comments

Menlo College wants to buy, preserve Sunset campus

Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers

Holiday giving: How you can help

PUBLIC AGENDA: No council meetings scheduled

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