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Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns
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Eleven candidates to square off in council race
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School board eyes more conservative budget projections
Palo Alto school board members supported a much more conservative budget outlook for the next five years during a discussion Tuesday on how to plan for a $3.3 million budget shortfall -- the result of overly ambitious estimates of property-tax revenues -- with at least two trustees pressing for a more comprehensive list of potential areas to cut now rather than put off hard decisions. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 4 comments

Age-discrimination lawsuit filed against HP
Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Hewlett-Packard companies for age discrimination, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in San Jose.
Wednesday, 8:48 AM | 8 comments

Hillary Clinton to visit Palo Alto for private fundraiser
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's visit to Palo Alto on Wednesday, Aug. 24, may cause traffic delays in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood. Tuesday, 3:50 PM | 18 comments

Stanford prohibits hard alcohol at undergraduate parties
Stanford University has banned hard alcohol at undergraduate parties and limited the size of liquor containers students are allowed to have in campus housing, university officials announced Monday. Tuesday, 3:58 PM | 18 comments

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case
Embattled Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, who is currently facing a recall campaign for his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner, has recused himself from an upcoming hearing in a child-pornography case.
Tuesday, 1:13 PM | 5 comments

'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor
California businesses and state government buildings may be required to make single-occupancy restrooms available to all genders starting next year if a bill authored by Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is signed into law. Tuesday, 1:14 PM | 9 comments

City looks to change, cement retail-protection law

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

School board to continue budget-management discussion

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

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