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Palo Alto waives fees for single-story districts
Residents of Eichler neighborhoods clamoring for protection from new mansions on their blocks scored a victory Monday night... Last comment 3 minutes ago | 21 comments

Jordan, Palo Verde get new principals
Gunn High School's longtime assistant principal, Tom Jacoubowsky, will be moving to Jordan Middle School this fall to serve... Last comment 23 hours ago | 16 comments

New rules approved for proposed cell towers
Much like bad cell reception, new wireless facilities have been causing plenty of static in Palo Alto neighborhoods of late.... Last comment on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 40 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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UPDATE: Power restored to Palo Alto residents
As of 11:10 a.m. power was fully restored to Palo Alto residents after an outage left a large area in Palo Alto on July 4 morning without power, according to Palo Alto Utilities. Saturday, 10:00 AM | 21 comments

A new center for geriatric, palliative care
Like all organizations that serve older adults, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation is preparing for a coming tsunami of Baby Boomers entering old age. Friday, 6:28 PM

Stanford: Firefighters knock down Lake Lagunita fire
Palo Alto firefighters responded to a report of vegetation fire near Lake Lagunita at about 12:20 p.m. Friday, according to emergency alerts sent out to the Stanford University community. Friday, 7:09 PM | 2 comments

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project
Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and San Jose, according to a ruling July 2 by the federal Surface Transportation Board. Friday, 4:15 PM | 8 comments

Palo Alto administrator selected as Stevenson PACT principal
Following the sudden departure of former Stevenson PACT principal Tyler Graff, the Mountain View Whisman School District selected an administrator from the nearby Palo Alto Unified School District to take over for the district's choice program. Friday, 4:19 PM | 3 comments

Palo Alto waives fees for single-story districts
Residents of Eichler neighborhoods clamoring for protection from new mansions on their blocks scored a victory Monday night when the council officially struck from the books a fee for requesting bans on two-story homes. Friday, 8:36 AM | 21 comments

Where Palo Alto students learn in a class of one
Imagine a secondary school where homework is actually just classwork because it's done at school, where there are no Advanced Placement classes and the class size never tips over one, with each student receiving individualized attention in every class. It might sound like a pipe dream, but it's not. Friday, 8:34 AM | 6 comments

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes
Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Friday, 8:32 AM | 18 comments

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East Palo Alto resident allegedly attempted to hire hit man

Jordan Middle School, Palo Verde get new principals

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