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Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study
With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead... Last comment 2 hours ago | 32 comments

Palo Alto school district committee to review all school names
Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who... Last comment 3 hours ago | 31 comments

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap
When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to slow down the... Last comment 5 hours ago | 30 comments

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking-permit program
With their neighborhood rapidly becoming a de facto commuter parking zone, residents of Evergreen Park want the Palo Alto... Last comment 6 hours ago | 17 comments

 
 
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"SAP hosts GIRLsmarts4tech"
An SAP employee helps middle schoolers at the company's Palo Alto office last week during GIRLsmarts4tech, a workshop on computer science and technology. 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. Submitted by Arunima Kumar on Oct 23, 2014

 
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Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'
Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity, but it cautioned that there are perils associated with this kind of break-neck trajectory. It cautioned that a fourth-quarter slowdown, raised the question of whether it marks the beginning of the burst of a bubble. Wednesday, 8:34 PM

President asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification
President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain, U.S. Department of Transportation officials announced Wednesday. Wednesday, 4:31 PM | 3 comments

Woman gets eight years in prison for injuring child
A 30-year-old East Palo Alto woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in state prison after pleading no contest to abusing her 11-month-old daughter last year in an East Palo Alto home, prosecutors said Wednesday. Wednesday, 4:32 PM

District moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse
The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who has been accused of sexually abusing a former student more than 10 years ago. Tuesday, 11:50 PM | 20 comments

School board discusses student mental-health models
How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's school board meeting, from an update on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's forthcoming study of youth suicide in the area to a staff proposal for a new wellness model. Wednesday, 9:31 AM | 8 comments

Palo Alto launches airplane-noise study
With the topic of airplane noise recently soaring toward the top of Palo Alto's priority list, the City Council moved ahead this week with a new study that officials and citizens hope will arm the city with the necessary data to effect change. Wednesday, 7:32 AM | 32 comments

School district committee to review all school names
Following the tearful testimony of one African-American student and an entire class of Palo Alto High School students who spoke about the importance of renaming Jordan Middle School given its namesake's involvement in eugenics, the school board unanimously approved the creation of a committee that will review the names of all of Palo Alto Unified's schools. Wednesday, 9:56 AM | 31 comments

City backs funding plan for transportation-tax measure

Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap

Vehicular manslaughter case may hinge on technicality

Evergreen Park wants annexation to parking program

PUBLIC AGENDA: office cap, transportation tax measure, renaming schools

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