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Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday
Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free... Last comment 1 hour ago | 53 comments

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation
For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation... Last comment 3 hours ago | 30 comments

Want to understand Silicon Valley?
We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing... Last comment 5 hours ago | 41 comments

 
 
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Santa Clara County eyes safer crossings near Palo Alto, Los Altos schools
Seeking to protect students who use expressway intersections, including one in Palo Alto and two in Los Altos, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved funding for the installation of "pedestrian detection systems," according to a press release from the county. Tuesday, 3:15 PM | 6 comments

Traffic advisory: Expect heavy traffic for Bernie Sanders rally
Palo Alto police are expecting traffic jams from presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' rally in Palo Alto on Wednesday, June 1. Tuesday, 1:21 PM | 1 comments

Palo Alto looks to raise fees for storm-drain projects
It's not easy to get residents excited about storm drains during a prolonged drought, but that's what Palo Alto hopes to do early next year, when it asks property owners to raise fees to pay for new projects and improve maintenance of the existing system. Tuesday, 9:23 AM | 3 comments

One hospitalized after hazmat incident in Palo Alto
One person was taken to a hospital and 13 others were evaluated for possible exposure after a hazmat incident in Palo Alto Tuesday morning. Tuesday, 12:25 PM | 2 comments

Tom Jacoubowsky named principal of Juana Briones
Tom Jacoubowsky, former longtime assistant principal at Gunn High School and interim principal of Jordan Middle School this past school year, will be moving to a permanent position this fall as principal of Juana Briones Elementary School, the district announced Tuesday. Tuesday, 12:56 PM | 10 comments

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines — DA's report on fatal shooting
On this week's webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson leads a discussion with reporters Sue Dremann and Gennady Sheyner about the District Attorney's findings related to the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man in Palo Alto, as well as the influx of cash in the California State Assembly District 24 race. Tuesday, 7:49 AM

Guest Opinion: Want to understand Silicon Valley? Send your kid to a Palo Alto school
You can meet with startup founders, talk to Stanford University professors and have coffee with venture capitalists to try to understand Silicon Valley. Yet, if you want to really grasp what makes this special place thrive, sending your kid to a nearby public school is the shortest path into the heart of the Valley's culture. Tuesday, 7:48 AM | 41 comments

Juana Briones principal to head JLS Middle School in Palo Alto

Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Shop Talk: Newish Jewish cafe, Pink Posy opens

Paly, Gunn again see low Smarter Balanced participation

PUBLIC AGENDA: high-speed rail, sea-level rise, Fire Station No. 3 remodel

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