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Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program
A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of... Last comment 6 hours ago | 57 comments

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate
Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling... Last comment 16 hours ago | 63 comments

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council
With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested... Last comment 9 minutes ago | 48 comments

Labor board: Palo Alto violated law in firefighters' negotiations
In a stunning victory for Palo Alto's firefighters union, the state Public Employment Relations Board has determined that... Last comment 7 hours ago | 46 comments

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Palo Alto students return to school
About 12,600 Palo Alto students went back to school Monday and Tuesday, and school district officials said they expected most classrooms -- particularly in the second and fifth grades -- to be full. Tuesday, 12:58 PM | 1 comments

Council looks to technology to fix parking problems
Palo Alto, a city that takes pride in its high-tech savvy, is now looking to technology to help it solve the vexing and increasingly urgent problem of insufficient downtown parking. Tuesday, 9:58 AM | 16 comments

Palo Alto to weigh uses for new Foothills Park land
In a moment acknowledged to be three decades overdue, an enthusiastic City Council on Monday night officially dedicated as parkland a flat, undeveloped and long-forgotten parcel next to Foothills Park to ensure the land will be used for "park, recreation or conservation purposes." Tuesday, 12:10 AM | 34 comments

Palo Alto martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor
Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to kiss a longtime student and part-time employee when she was 17 years old. Police are now releasing the information to find out if additional victims exist, though they are currently unaware of any other victims, according to a department press release. Monday, 7:41 PM | 11 comments

Contractor pleads no contest to theft, sentenced to jail
A Palo Alto contractor who had been accused of defrauding an Atherton homeowner pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor charge of grand theft and was sentenced to 60 days in county jail under a plea agreement accepted by San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Mark Forcum on Friday, Aug. 15. Monday, 8:13 PM

Man allegedly sexually assaults woman while driving
Police are investigating a sexual assault that took place in downtown Palo Alto in May after a woman got into a car with an unknown male, who remains at large. Tuesday, 7:59 AM | 4 comments

East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, three injured
An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and three injured, according to East Palo Alto police. All victims are East Palo Alto residents. Monday, 9:24 AM | 16 comments

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

Parents urge board to expand Mandarin immersion program

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