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Achievement gap persists in new state test scores
While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students... Last comment 10 hours ago | 46 comments

Storm preparations underway in Palo Alto
As weather forecasters warn of El Nino that will bring intense rain storms this winter, the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo... Last comment on Oct 2, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 17 comments

Changes for Charleston-Arastradero approved
No traffic-calming project has caused as much road rage in Palo Alto as the city's decade-long experiment with the Chareston-Arastradero... Last comment 18 hours ago | 42 comments

Palo Alto treads cautiously on fiber network
With Google looming as a major wildcard, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to wait until next year before making any decisions... Last comment 14 hours ago | 130 comments

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Residents call for more housing in Palo Alto
With home values soaring and affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto residents appealed to the City Council on Monday night to adopt policies that would help seniors, young people and priced-out professionals stay in the city. Tuesday, 1:53 AM | 16 comments

Woman in Stanford sexual-assault case testifies
The woman whom former Stanford University student Brock Turner allegedly raped on campus in January appeared in court in Palo Alto on Monday for a preliminary hearing, giving sometimes emotional testimony about what she recalls happened that night. Monday, 7:03 PM | 3 comments

Committee: Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto is stable, not growing
The chair of a school district subcommittee on elementary enrollment urged the school board and community members at a board study session Monday night to consider changing the narrative around enrollment in Palo Alto from one of urgent, continuous growth to flat, and even declining, growth. Tuesday, 8:06 AM | 2 comments

Stanford to test campus emergency notification Oct. 8
Residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university conducts a test of the campuswide AlertSU mass-notification and siren system on Thursday, Oct. 8, between noon and 1 p.m., according to a Stanford University Department of Public Safety official. Tuesday, 8:27 AM

Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto
The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year. Monday, 7:40 AM | 5 comments

Merchants go public with Meet The Street event
Call it a block party that the whole city is invited to attend. Palo Alto will kick off its inaugural Meet The Street event on Oct. 8 from 5-9 p.m., with food, fashion, music and more. Monday, 8:05 AM | 8 comments

Mayor commits to eradicating homelessness among veterans
Citing the deaths of two unhoused women in Palo Alto parks two years ago as emblematic of the need to end homelessness in the city, Palo Alto Mayor Karen Holman announced on Friday that as a first step she will sign the White House Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. Monday, 8:05 AM

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