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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a Town Hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:21 am | 136 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High tries for booze-free dances

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Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 11, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 135 comments | 6060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 11082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 7398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Mandarin losing its status as flavor of the month language?

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm | 134 comments | 6618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers: Support needed for graduation proposal

High school teachers Tuesday said a move to stiffen graduation requirements, by itself, will not boost the achievement of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 21, 2012 at 9:23 pm | 134 comments | 6028 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Opportunity Center Was A Mistake

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Original post made by Kat on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina, on Jan 16, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 134 comments | 9268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pilots' group urges tighter procedures at airport

Acutely aware of the Palo Alto Airport's limited-visibility future, the airport's pilots' and aircraft-owners' group is pushing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 133 comments | 7373 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Not in Our Town' event to explore diversity

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Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by No OP fan, on Mar 15, 2008 at 1:49 am | 133 comments | 5467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors lobby for new road in research park

A new road northwest of Page Mill Road that could divert traffic from the College Terrace neighborhood will be looked at...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by Burdens galore, on Jan 23, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 3131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails reveal internal school discussions

Palo Alto school-district superintendent Kevin Skelly has made a practice of communicating with school board members via...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Alumni, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:07 am | 132 comments | 97377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board members take umbrage at allegations of possible Brown Act violations

Stung by what they view as unfair allegations that they violated California's open-meeting law, Palo Alto school board members...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by amazed, on Jun 13, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 131 comments | 91255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying in school

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Original post made by Parent At Middle School on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Mar 18, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 130 comments | 9722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school life: To whom it may concern

A veteran Palo Alto educator reflects on the challenges of high school -- and how teachers, students and parents can help. ■...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Parenting 100, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 130 comments | 38525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement test data sparks heated discussion

Responding to criticism that he's excessively focused on test scores, Palo Alto School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Finland does it better, on Nov 21, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 130 comments | 39277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 7195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunting for 19-year-old shooting suspect

Palo Alto police have launched a manhunt 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ketimpor Ta, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 129 comments | 3092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Workers' union publicly protests city takebacks

The closed-doors negotiations between Palo Alto and its largest workers' union turned public and testy Monday night when...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:10 am | 129 comments | 9370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin-immersion grant saves PA district $$

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 129 comments | 4918 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 129 comments | 18365 Views
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