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Teachers, techies, corporate attorneys and advocates for seniors don't always speak with the same voice, but when Palo Alto... Last comment 1 hour ago | 101 comments

Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns
Neighbors in Palo Alto's Embarcadero Oaks are protesting a proposal to build an 11-bedroom, 14-bath residence with a one-car... Last comment 12 hours ago | 51 comments

Eleven candidates to square off in council race
Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four... Last comment 9 hours ago | 56 comments

Tell Us Your Kid's Class Sizes!
With all this debate about class sizes, let's share some actual data! Ask you kids how big their classes are, and post it... Last comment on Aug 21, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 38 comments

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This plant in Portola Valley looks to be wearing little caps of snow on Feb. 26, 2011. Submitted by Nathan Hanley on Feb 26, 2011

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Hillary Clinton to visit Palo Alto for private fundraiser
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's visit to Palo Alto on Wednesday, Aug. 24, may cause traffic delays in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood. Tuesday, 3:50 PM | 10 comments

Stanford prohibits hard alcohol at undergraduate parties
Stanford University has banned hard alcohol at undergraduate parties and limited the size of liquor containers students are allowed to have in campus housing, university officials announced Monday. Tuesday, 3:58 PM | 6 comments

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case
Embattled Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, who is currently facing a recall campaign for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner, has recused himself from an upcoming hearing in a child-pornography case.
Tuesday, 1:13 PM | 6 comments

'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor
California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all genders starting next year if a bill authored by Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is signed into law. Tuesday, 1:14 PM | 7 comments

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law
Retail in Palo Alto is easier to appreciate than to preserve, particularly at a time when soaring rents drive shops out of downtown, and encourage property owners to convert the vacated buildings to the much more lucrative office use. Tuesday, 2:07 AM | 13 comments

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died
The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has died, according to close sources. Tuesday, 9:42 AM | 3 comments

School board to continue budget-management discussion

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

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Residents 'chill' with ice cream social

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