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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... Last comment 1 hour ago | 29 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 comment 1 hour ago | 26 comments

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 22 hours ago | 10 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 9 hours ago | 45 comments

 
 
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Former City Auditor slams plan to gut office
When the City Council's Finance Committee made a surprise move last week to eliminate nearly every position in the Office of the City Auditor, council members framed the shift as one that will boost productivity and save money. Tuesday, 7:22 PM

Residents submit signatures for November initiative on office growth
With the hand-off of a half-foot-tall stack of signed petitions today, Palo Alto residents seeking to set a new and smaller limit on office growth in the city launched what they hope will be a "vigorous debate" leading up to a November vote on the matter. Tuesday, 4:53 PM | 4 comments

Paly principal returns from medical leave
With a handful of days left in the school year, Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio has returned from a medical leave to support the transition to a new principal.
Tuesday, 1:29 PM

District releases minimal info on new superintendent
The Palo Alto school district Monday made publicly available the seven-page application form and two-page resume submitted by prospective new school superintendent Don Austin. The district said this limited information was the only material on Austin "in its possession." Tuesday, 3:22 PM | 17 comments

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 | 29 comments

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 | 4 comments

District staff request $2.4M for special ed reform
The school board will discuss Tuesday a staff request to allocate $2.4 million to improve the district's special-education services and address areas in which the department is out of compliance. Tuesday, 9:43 AM | 1 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 | 26 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 | 1 comments

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Stanford sued over mental health response

New principals named for three schools

Backers, critics weigh in on school supe pick

Belle Haven group seek to transfer school

Sleeping man dies after truck runs him over

Palo Alto man languishes in a Nepal jail

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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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