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Lawsuit: Stanford violated students' rights in mental health response
In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of Stanford University students allege that the university has repeatedly... Last comment 5 hours ago | 10 comments

New principals named for Paly, Escondido, Fairmeadow schools
The school district announced Friday new principals for Palo Alto High School and Escondido and Fairmeadow elementary schools.... Last comment 4 hours ago | 26 comments

Alarmed by pension costs, city seeks to slash $4M
Despite a booming economy and stable revenue streams, Palo Alto is looking to cut $4 million from the city's budget this... Last comment 14 hours ago | 21 comments

Editorial: Recall Judge Persky
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Persky abused his discretion, disrespected a jury, failed a crime victim and broke... Last comment 6 hours ago | 39 comments

 
 
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Verizon wins approval for antenna plan
Verizon Wireless overcame a spotty and, at times, hostile reception from a large group of Palo Alto residents Monday night to secure the City Council's permission to install wireless equipment on 11 utility poles. Tuesday, 1:48 AM

Tree trimmer dies in accident at Stanford housing complex
A 36-year-old man died while working on trees at a Stanford University housing complex in Palo Alto on Saturday afternoon, Palo Alto fire officials said Monday. Monday, 9:36 PM | 3 comments

Associate pastor resigns after vulgar tweets draw scrutiny
An associate pastor whose vulgar tweets drew criticism last week from two members of the Palo Alto City Council resigned last Tuesday from his position at First Baptist Church. Monday, 4:28 PM | 2 comments

The Palo Alto voter's guide to the June 5 election
On June 5, local voters will decide on their top two gubernatorial candidates, in addition to a series of local, regional, statewide and national offices and measures. Monday, 2:38 PM

VIDEO: Regional Measure 3
Weekly journalists discuss a measure on the June 5 ballot that would raise bridge tolls to fund $4.5 billion in transportation improvements. Monday, 8:26 AM | 6 comments

Suit filed against Stanford over mental health response
In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of Stanford University students allege that the university has repeatedly violated state and federal anti-discrimination laws in their response to students with mental health disabilities, including those who have been hospitalized for suicide attempts. Monday, 8:27 AM | 10 comments

New principals named for Paly, Escondido, Fairmeadow schools
The school district announced Friday new principals for Palo Alto High School and Escondido and Fairmeadow elementary schools. Monday, 7:56 AM | 26 comments

A charitable legacy, ensured
For more than three decades, Stanford resident Susan Packard Orr has provided nonprofits around the world with support services and software she developed for the management of fundraising and grant-making activities. Friday, 6:46 AM | 6 comments

Backers, critics weigh in on school supe pick

Belle Haven group seek to transfer school

Sheriff candidates pledge 'change of culture'

Sleeping man dies after truck runs him over

Around Town: swinging into action; eat right, be bright!

Palo Alto man languishes in a Nepal jail

City seeks $4M in budget cuts

City auditor's office faces staffing cuts

Synced green lights in University Avenue's future

PUBLIC AGENDA: wireless communication permits; vote on new supe

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2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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