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Top-ranked but 'viscerally' disappointing: New book details one family's challenging year in Palo Alto schools
Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for the Palo Alto... Last comment 2 hours ago | 59 comments

Palo Alto's push for more housing spreads to San Antonio
Facing a shortage of housing proposals, Palo Alto is now considering a move that would have been virtually unthinkable just... Last comment 22 hours ago | 26 comments

School board tables proposal to change two-meeting rule
It appeared that there was majority support on the school board to change its two-meeting approval requirement to the exception... Last comment on Sep 12, 2019 at 11:24 am | 11 comments

Palo Alto to lean on churches for help with vehicle dwellers
Facing a flood of complaints about car campers parked on local streets, Palo Alto is once again looking to local churches... Last comment on Sep 14, 2019 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments

 
 
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After 10 years of work, new Stanford Hospital hosts community open house
A $2 billion expansion a decade in the making, Stanford Hospital is getting ready to debut its new facility at two community days this weekend, Sept. 14-15. Friday, 6:51 AM | 10 comments

Around Town: Persky's short-lived job; no end in sight for 'Blue Trees' project
In the latest Around Town column, former Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Aaron Persky finds a new job, only to get fired this week, and Palo Alto's "Blue Trees" project has no end date in sight. Saturday, 8:50 AM | 26 comments

Episode 199: A hospital for the future
Dr. George Tingwald, medical planning director for Stanford Health Care, gives an overview of what's inside the new Stanford Hospital and gives insight into the planning involved to help the institution deliver top-notch medical care. Friday, 6:19 PM | 1 comments

Equity ripples: East Palo Alto continues to struggle amidst neighboring tech boom
Skyrocketing housing prices, a historical lack of economic, educational and health care opportunities have created seemingly insurmountable barriers for East Palo Altans. Sunday, 8:54 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto banks on county funds to plan for rail redesign
Palo Alto's ever-shifting plans for redesigning its rail corridor are about to get a welcome boost from the Santa Clara VTA, the agency in charge of distributing funds for rail improvements from a 2016 tax measure. Friday, 4:14 PM | 1 comments

The fight over utility boxes comes to Green Acres
Utility wires may be out of sight in the Green Acres I, where they are tucked away in underground vaults, but they are hardly out of mind for the residents in the quiet south Palo Alto neighborhood. Friday, 6:50 AM | 9 comments

New book details one family's challenges in local schools
Teru Clavel, a mother with a masters degree in comparative international education, has sharp criticism for Palo Alto Unified after also sending her children to schools in China and Japan. Friday, 6:49 AM | 59 comments

Board questions historic analysis of Castilleja expansion

Palo Alto's push for more housing spreads to San Antonio

Foundation's $3.5M donation to Ravenswood Middle signals optimism about new leadership

City to lean on churches for help with vehicle dwellers

In split decision, school board shuts down proposal to change two-meeting rule

PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential 2020 tax measure; Cubberley lease negotiations

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