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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for today
The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) is planning a helicopter assault on winter salt-marsh mosquito in... Last comment 12 minutes ago | 17 comments

Stanford student's vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality
The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger... Last comment 1 hour ago | 13 comments

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap
When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the... Last comment 48 minutes ago | 25 comments

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program
With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 16 comments

 
 
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District moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse
The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who has been accused of sexually abusing a former student more than 10 years ago. Tuesday, 11:50 PM | 8 comments

School board discusses student mental-health models
How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's school board meeting, from an update on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's forthcoming study of youth suicide in the area to a staff proposal for a new wellness model. Wednesday, 9:31 AM

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study
With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead this week with a new study that officials and citizens hope will arm the city with the necessary data to effect change. Wednesday, 7:32 AM | 16 comments

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 spoke about the importance of renaming Jordan Middle School given its namesake's involvement in eugenics, the school board unanimously approved the creation of a committee that will review the names of all of Palo Alto Unified's schools. Wednesday, 9:56 AM | 9 comments

City backs funding plan for transportation-tax measure
Seeking to preserve a fragile and fraying coalition of cities, Palo Alto officials on Monday night rallied behind a proposal for divvying up the roughly $6 billion in transportation funds that would be raised by a proposed November tax measure. Tuesday, 2:04 PM | 2 comments

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap
When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the pace of growth in the city's most congested commercial areas and to ramp up the quality of new developments by subjecting them to "beauty contests." Tuesday, 2:26 AM | 25 comments

Vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality
The case of a Stanford University student facing charges in the death of one taxi passenger and the injury of another passenger and the taxi driver could hinge on whether his blood was drawn involuntarily, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's office. Tuesday, 8:47 AM | 13 comments

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking program

Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton Feb. 21

Feds side with family in DNA lawsuit against Palo Alto district

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes slated for Feb. 10

PUBLIC AGENDA: office cap, transportation tax measure, renaming schools

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