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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Keller, Kou, Kniss and Fine for City Council

In deciding whom to recommend in this year's City Council race we find ourselves in a dilemma similar to two years ago --...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2016 at 4:32 am | 105 comments | 12489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Petition available to request Election for County Board seat

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Original post made by Observer on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 105 comments | 5021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six school board candidates vie for three spots

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by extreme measures, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:29 am | 105 comments | 7283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign Languages Fade in Class � Except Chinese

Would be interested to know what folks think of this article in the NYT about foreign language instruction. It seems to...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 105 comments | 4407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reverse Lottery at Palo Verde

I got a letter from Palo Verde today saying that due to over enrollment there is a reverse lottery that will take place on...

Original post made by Vianica on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 105 comments | 7191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caution on parcel tax

Palo Altans have stepped up time and time again to support the schools, through generous donations, bond measures to upgrade...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Sometimes the right thing to do is say NO, on Apr 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 105 comments | 9111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rumsfeld appointment sparks Stanford protest

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Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Stanford's Shame, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:08 pm | 105 comments | 6874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libraries are the hot topic in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by paloaltolibraries, on Sep 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 105 comments | 5178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asst. City Manager discipline details released

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Phil, on May 3, 2007 at 8:51 am | 104 comments | 7740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 9850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail directors told to lay low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 104 comments | 5160 Views

AROUND TOWN

In election protests, students urge love in the face of hate

Hundreds of Palo Alto high school and college students walked out of classes, onto their campuses and in city streets Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by still another anon, on Nov 21, 2016 at 9:55 am | 104 comments | 9500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto homeless man in court for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:04 am | 103 comments | 249388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 7933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Unfriendly skies

It doesn't take too many minutes of sitting in a backyard in Palo Alto or trying to sleep next to an open window to realize...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:20 am | 103 comments | 10211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge membership of new citizen panel

A citizens committee that is helping to revise Palo Alto's land-use vision already has 20 members, including former planning...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:33 am | 103 comments | 7158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Gunn High School's student culture racist?

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Original post made by PA Dad on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 2, 2008 at 9:06 am | 103 comments | 6273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Change school calendar,' Stanford lecturer says

Palo Alto schools will "see the benefit" if they change their academic calendar to end the first semester before the December...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by poorjuniors, on May 9, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 103 comments | 7283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother struck, seriously injured by car

A woman who was walking her young child to school was struck by a car in Barron Park Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cindy, on Dec 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 103 comments | 50790 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Skelly resignation

While not a surprise, Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement this week that he would leave the district at the end of...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 103 comments | 9146 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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