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Battle over Measure A heats up
With 11 days left until Palo Alto's special school parcel-tax election, Measure A campaigners are working to corral support... Last comment 3 hours ago | 60 comments

Editorial: Yes on Measure A
It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent... Last comment 1 hour ago | 84 comments

Payday at City Hall
The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile... Last comment 6 hours ago | 27 comments

Teachers union defends decision to file grievance against Gunn principal
Citing "misconceptions and misinformation" surrounding the union grievance filed late last year against Gunn High School... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 82 comments

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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
The SAP Palo Alto office turned into a workspace for 60 middle schoolers last week who were there for GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. The girls had a packed day with hands-on sessions about making music on their computers, creating web pages, programming games, and even designing user interfaces. The aim was to jump-start students' interest in computer science by getting them to see the technology behind the things they use every day. Photo by Cheryl Allison. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

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Guest Opinon: Different solution for Buena Vista families
For the city's relocation assistance ordinance to have any meaning, the extraordinary education provided by Palo Alto schools must be a factor in the comparable housing determination. It is my belief that there is a relocation assistance formula that will fairly address the needs and concerns of both sides in this dispute. Saturday, 8:15 AM | 23 comments

Palo Alto students take new state tests

Sofia University enters new era

What's driving Palo Alto's growing payroll?

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto officials' requests

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent


Stanford women bounced from MPSF water polo tournament
Cardinal corner
Kiley Neushul scored two of her three goals in the fourth quarter to bring the top-ranked Stanford women's water polo team within one, but a late chance on the Cardinal's last possession hit off the crossbar and No. 4 California earned an 8-7 victory over Stanford in the semifinal of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament at Arizona State on Saturday.
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Two Stanford track athletes pass tests at Brutus Hamilton

Hanewich, Hoffpauir lead Cardinal to Pac-12 baseball win

Oaks sweep the Yotes in record-setting doubleheader

Relay team wins to snap runner-up finishes at big meets

Pitcher revisits first no-hitter at Stanford's Sunken Diamond

Palo Alto, Gunn both looking for new athletic directors


Monkey Kingdom
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Monkey Kingdom Fans of "The Ricky Gervais Show" quiver with pleasure at the phrase "Monkey News," the name of a hilarious recurring segment involving a dollop of news and a metric ton of urban legend involving monkeys and chimps. My mind couldn't help but drift to ...... Read the full review

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