Costano Elementary School

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Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

A school district in a low-income area of East Palo Alto is hoping to lower dropout rates by launching a health and wellness program that includes yoga.


An East Palo Alto memorial for accident victim Sioreli Torres (KCBS)

Teacher Won’t Face Charges In Deadly East Palo Alto Crash

An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not be charged with a crime, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office announced today.


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Girl Killed In East Palo Alto Crosswalk Near Previous Fatal Crash Site

A 7-year-old girl was hit by a car and killed Wednesday morning as she crossed the street in a crosswalk with her mother and a sibling.


Dalai Lama headshot (AP)

Dalai Lama Visits Children in the South Bay

The Dalai Lama will be spending some time Wednesday with critically ill children at Ronald McDonald House in Palo Alto. Before that, his Holiness will visit an inner city school in East Palo Alto.