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PALO ALTO ISSUES

When will City Council freeze salaries and make budget cuts?

Stanford has already put a salary freeze and their president has already taken a voluntary pay cut. When will Palo Alto...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by citizan, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 1850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council to debate new cuts tonight

A proposed budget that would defer salary increases for police officers, impose new parking fees for Foothill College students...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 6, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 13 comments | 1850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diane Jennings retiring as library director

Diane Jennings -- who since 1986 has worked on Palo Alto library system challenges, served twice as interim director and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transforming the teaching profession - Joel Klein

It would be interesting to know what teachers think about these recommendations. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-klein/transforming-the-teaching_b_200616.html ...

Original post made by Interested on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by David Cohen, on May 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Laurel Marshall, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student voices of 2011

Palo Alto Online compiled quotes from some of the local students who expressed themselves in the pages of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by PAFreePress.com, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of local emergency declared in county

Santa Clara County declared a state of local emergency this afternoon as widespread phone outages continue to affect the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:39 am | 5 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver arrested for DUI after Caltrain hits car

The 19-year-old driver of a car that became stuck on Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale Thursday morning and caused train delays...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Kirsten, on Jun 19, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Operation Marriage

<B>"Operation Marriage" by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Lea Lyon; Reach and Teach; 32 pp.; $14.95 Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.—Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1850 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zero Dark Thirty was zeroed out the leftists

&gt;The recent movie "Zero Dark Thirty" explained the truth that waterboarding, and related enhanced interrogation methods,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 14, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 18 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swine Flu response

PAUSD is not doing the most basic sensible preventative measures. Instead of waiting until the flu is in our schools...

Original post made by Patricia on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

150,000 expected at Palo Alto weekend art festival

Art lovers are expected to arrive in droves to Palo Alto's University Avenue this weekend for the annual Palo Alto Festival...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senate OKs prisoner-release despite DA warning

California's district attorneys are warning that the release of thousands of prisoners under a budget-cutting "reclassification"...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature: Mountain View's medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reading PaloAltoOnline on the iPad

Dear PaloAltoOnline, Having just purchased a new iPad from the Apple store in PaloAlto and now reading and posting to...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Frank Bravo, on May 11, 2010 at 5:42 am | 7 comments | 1850 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what do you think about, THE RESCUE BOAT?

Think the POWERS to be in Palo Alto might want to get to the BOTTUM of this program? I like the part where for years...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1849 Views
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