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Bills addressing suicide prevention reach the final stage

Although the governor vetoed this week a bill introduced by Assemblyman Marc Berman to deter school districts from expelling students for substance abuse who might need mental-health support, another bill that addresses suicide prevention is awaiting motion from the state Senate. Sunday, 6:42 AM | 2 comments

Fallen branch injures two at Menlo College picnic

A large tree branch collapsed on a group of people during a company picnic at Menlo College on Saturday afternoon, injuring three and sending two to the hospital for treatment, according to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Sunday, 12:01 PM | 3 comments

Bus depot to temporarily close

The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will close from Monday to Sept. 21 as the city’s Public Works Department makes repairs to the pavement on and around University Circle. Sunday, 6:41 AM

Event highlights new chronic fatigue syndrome research

A community symposium with world researchers of one of the world’s most puzzling diseases will take place at Stanford University on Aug. 12. Saturday, 8:49 AM | 10 comments

Channing House transforms rooftop into terrace garden

Residents at Channing House in Palo Alto soon will be able to enjoy the outdoors from the building’s rooftop, where two new terrace gardens are set to open this month. Saturday, 8:48 AM

VIDEO: New vision for waste

Weekly journalists discuss Palo Alto’s latest plans for managing waste and the city’s gradual shift away from the type of waste-to-energy plant that Palo Alto residents lobbied for when they approved Measure E in 2011. Friday, 5:42 PM

Editorial: Serious or mollifying?

A long-awaited Federal Aviation Administration response to recommendations made by a “select” committee of elected officials suggest an acknowledgment by the FAA that the South Bay’s air traffic noise problems are real and can’t be ignored. Friday, 6:56 AM | 3 comments

Opinion: Persky: Why you need to resign

Nonprofit poised to run Palo Alto animal shelter next year

Fire extinguished at three-unit apartment building

Brock Turner judge hires Trump campaign consultant

Regional plan aims to ease traffic by boosting housing

PUBLIC AGENDA: school district goals; Comp Plan discussion

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