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Gunn High School principal resigns
Denise Herrmann, who has served as principal of Gunn High School for the last three years, announced her resignation on Wednesday... Last comment 21 hours ago | 52 comments

Editorial: A moment of truth
The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read... Last comment 3 hours ago | 16 comments

With ideal climate and landscape, why aren't we biking?
One of the reasons I love life in Palo Alto is because our city has made a serious commitment to bicycle infrastructure.... Last comment 1 hour ago | 34 comments

Another sexual assault reported at Paly
A female Palo Alto High School student who said she was sexually assaulted on the school’s quad by a male student in November... Last comment on May 26, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 85 comments

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"The Anticipation of the Shave"
Smiles all around during the St. Baldrick's Tech Conquers Cancer event at SAP in Palo Alto. Submitted by Paula Winkel on Apr 14, 2017

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Around Town: air time; thinking small
Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on people, events and other happenings. Saturday, 7:57 AM | 6 comments

Behind the Headlines: Summer Movie Preview
On this week's Behind the Headlines, movie critic Peter Canavese joins the Weekly's Gennady Sheyner and Anna Medina for a discussion about this summer's coming attractions. Friday, 5:38 PM

Police seeking man after lewd act on Bol Park trail
Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol Park Path adjacent to Gunn High School. Friday, 1:08 PM | 3 comments

Castilleja plan creates rifts among neighbors
Castilleja School's proposal to expand the campus and enrollment has created a division so deep that there are neighbors who no longer even greet one another when they pass by, residents said. Friday, 6:54 AM | 49 comments

Government closures, services on Memorial Day
We've compiled a list of local and regional agencies that will be closed, opened or running limited services on Memorial Day that falls on Monday, May 29.
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More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?
How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public meetings in San Mateo and Redwood City on May 31 and June 5. Friday, 6:23 PM | 5 comments

Editorial: A moment of truth
Unfortunately, many parents still do not understand that the school district's obligation to investigate reports of sexual assault applies regardless of whether an incident was initially viewed as consensual or an assault. Friday, 6:51 AM | 16 comments

Opinion: With ideal conditions, why aren't we biking?
In greater Silicon Valley the bike-commute rate is a mere 1.7 percent. We have a Mediterranean climate and we're rabidly committed to the environment. So why aren't we biking? Friday, 6:50 AM | 34 comments

Gunn High School principal resigns

Another sexual assault reported at Paly

Man indicted for hacking Palo Alto Online appears in court

Two men wanted for strong-arm robbery at Stanford

One of two elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle dies

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