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Debate over council size splits Palo Alto establishment
More than two centuries after Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton forced the nation to weigh the merits of democracy... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 37 comments

Cell tower on verge of approval for Little League field
It took many extra innings, but Verizon Wireless is now poised to score the winning run in its long and controversial effort... Last comment 23 hours ago | 26 comments

Editorial: Growing the shuttle
As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials... Last comment 1 hour ago | 18 comments

Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High
Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a... Last comment on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments

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"WSP students create labyrinth"
In four days, high school students at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula designed and created this walkable labyrinth on their Mountain View Campus. Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Jan 27, 2014

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Board hopefuls: More needed for minorities, special education
A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and students of color took on a more personal tilt, with almost all of the five board hopefuls sharing their own experiences with the district's special education offerings and treatment of minority students. Saturday, 4:48 PM | 14 comments

Palo Alto to offer more grants to low-income entrepreneurs
The City of Palo Alto's year-old Microenterprise Assistance Program, which provides grants to low-income business owners, is about to expand, with plans to distribute up to $170,000. Sunday, 8:33 AM | 4 comments

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant
Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to improve reading skills in San Mateo County, where 42 percent of third-graders cannot read proficiently, according to a foundation press release. Sunday, 8:33 AM

Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa
Since 2006, Palo Alto's Jordan Middle School has worked through the African Library Project to collect enough books and money to build 13 libraries in Ghana, Lesotho, Botswana, Malawi and Swaziland. Saturday, 10:05 AM

New zoning law targets Palo Alto plating shops
Responding to concerns from the Barron Park neighborhood about potential hazards of a nearby plating shop, Palo Alto officials are considering a new zoning law that would ban such operations near residential areas. Saturday, 10:04 AM | 3 comments

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce replaces CEO David MacKenzie
The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce will have a new CEO after its current leader, David MacKenzie, was asked to step down this week, the Weekly has learned. Friday, 9:00 PM | 6 comments

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store
The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long lines that wrapped for blocks outside Apple stores across the Bay Area, including the Palo Alto location. Friday, 11:46 AM | 3 comments

East Palo Alto program builds a culture of life

Auditor finds flaws in police department's internal probe

Editorial: Growing the shuttle

PUBLIC AGENDA: Labor disputes, school enrollment, dog exercise park

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