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What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out
Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,... Last comment 10 hours ago | 13 comments

Yelp to move into planned College Terrace Centre
Palo Alto's College Terrace Centre development has secured at least one tenant in review website Yelp, according to the Silicon... Last comment on Sep 30, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 33 comments

Editorial: The meaning of 'fight'
Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee opted this month to solve the newest complaint of a frustrated Palo Alto parent... Last comment 20 hours ago | 21 comments

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"SAP backpack drive"
Jennifer Cullenbine, executive director at the Family Giving Tree, and Jonathan Becher, chief marketing officer at SAP, hold backpacks on July 29, 2014, that will be given to low-income children. SAP employees donated and packed around 225 backpacks with classroom essentials for the education non-profit Family Giving Tree. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Aug 6, 2014

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Planning commission backs new housing vision
Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday the city marked a major milestone in the effort when its planning commissioners unanimously approved a new vision for housing. Wednesday, 10:03 PM | 1 comments

Palo Alto council candidates split on growth
Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found themselves almost completely in agreement on an issue that had not surfaced until now: raising the city's minimum wage. Wednesday, 12:53 AM | 22 comments

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents
At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air, a small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport last June. Many said that the noise from the airline has affected their lives and, sometimes, their businesses. Wednesday, 2:27 PM | 12 comments

Mystery poll queries residents on City Council race
It's a riddle, wrapped in a mystery: A phone survey asking Palo Alto residents about the upcoming City Council election has people speculating as to its purpose -- and funder. Wednesday, 1:08 PM | 18 comments

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in education
The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting students of color in the wrong level math classes, in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Wednesday, 9:19 AM | 8 comments

Mixed-use projects can count toward housing requirement
Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward its state-mandated affordable housing requirements, thanks to Assembly Bill 1690, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Wednesday, 9:15 AM | 1 comments

Palo Alto police report spike in residential burglaries
Fifteen residential burglaries in Palo Alto were reported to the police in September, an increase in crimes that appears to be occurring in the city's southern neighborhoods, according to a police department press release. Tuesday, 2:44 PM | 10 comments

Police arrest man suspected of fraud after manhunt

Sex crimes, liquor violations remain high at Stanford

Stanford to conduct test of emergency notification system

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Housing Element review, expressway study, sustainability plan

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