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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Developer Giveaway -- Hidden Inurement

When Palo Alto increases the zoning density on a parcell of land, it is a gift of a Public Asset to a private individual,...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Important Point, on May 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to weigh in on a smaller council

Palo Alto voters will likely have a chance in November to do something that hasn't been done in more than four decades: change...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not smaller, on May 25, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 32 comments | 4110 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 89 comments | 15748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View proposing high tech parking signs, why can't Palo Alto

In all the discussions about parking, nothing is ever mentioned in Palo Alto about getting some high tech innovations to...

Original post made by Resident on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by charlie, on May 24, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's new bullying policy set for approval

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday effectively gave its stamp of approval to the district's revamped bullying prevention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by 50 shades of shut up, on May 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 5188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wisconsin principal named to head Gunn High School

Denise Herrmann, the principal of a suburban high school near Madison, Wisconsin, has been nominated to become the new principal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on May 24, 2014 at 9:15 am | 63 comments | 10712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hosts meeting on wheels

More than 50 Palo Alto bikers hit the road Saturday morning on a tour of the city's south streets, stopping at points along...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 24, 2014 at 7:42 am | 19 comments | 3338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to church beatings

A 53-year-old East Palo Alto man charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and his 77-year-old mother during a church function...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephanie Smith, on May 23, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Megan's Law, now Larry (Klein)'s Law

Coup in Palo Alto? The sitting council member's efforts to end term limits and shrink the number of seats on council...

Original post made by Larry\'s Law on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 23, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the tradition alive

Palo Alto-based West Bay Opera -- the second longest-running opera company on the West Coast -- will wrap up its 58th season...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Music Lover, on May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto board tours Illinois school with superintendent finalist

The finalist for the job of Palo Alto school district superintendent, Glenn "Max" McGee, led the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Parts omitted, on May 23, 2014 at 11:52 am | 32 comments | 5715 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors seek new 'living wage' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed staff to study the impacts of imposing a "living wage" on...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Editor's note

The Weekly is publishing this article on dating violence to examine how and whether Palo Alto schools are equipped to handle...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don't act surprised, on May 23, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises for subs, new elementary report cards move forward

Palo Alto school board members on Tuesday threw their support behind two significant proposals: the first salary increases...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by the other sunshine, on May 22, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 2220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows neighborhood support for Buena Vista residents

When residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into Avenidas last week for a three-day hearing on the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 53 comments | 4626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transformation proposed for Palo Alto's planning department

If the budget is an indicator of city priorities, Palo Alto's planning department should be a hive of activity in 2015. The...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Yes, time for reporting, on May 22, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the green road?

Meadow near El Camino Way was painted green last week. What's up with that? I saw some confused drivers today....

Original post made by Wondering on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on May 22, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 16 comments | 756 Views
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