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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto couple presses for 'sense of urgency' in relieving academic stress

It seemed to come like a shot from nowhere. Ken and Michele Dauber, Palo Alto parents of five, called for "new leadership"...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:21 am | 167 comments | 20152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain fatality identified as Palo Alto teen

A 15-year-old Palo Alto student was killed by a train on the railroad tracks south of Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by alpaca, on Mar 13, 2015 at 11:08 am | 167 comments | 68600 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto school-bond campaign in full swing

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Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by PA Dad, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:59 am | 166 comments | 8831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, school officials, exchange tense words

Frustrated parents interrupted school district officials Sunday evening in a sometimes tense discussion of the emotional...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Feb 25, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 166 comments | 40875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thirty teens dropped from Palo Alto school rolls

Thirty students were dropped from Palo Alto public school rolls this fall when their parents were unable to verify their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 3, 2015 at 11:53 am | 165 comments | 11288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Warren, on Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 165 comments | 5729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caucasian enrollment dips below 50 percent

As Palo Alto classrooms grow more racially diverse, Caucasian enrollment for the first time has dipped below 50 percent....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:39 am | 164 comments | 9013 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train victim, 17, identified as Gunn senior

The 17-year-old girl who ended her life Tuesday night at a Caltrain crossing was identified today by friends as Sonya Raymakers,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by scoop, on Jun 4, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 164 comments | 9632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of project

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. What they clashed on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 163 comments | 17546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the southeast corner of the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning in opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by gogunn, on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:13 am | 163 comments | 5946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 10105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by YOU STOLE OUR MONEY, on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 162 comments | 14981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Race Card

The race card has been pulled again. This time by the President of the United States, Obama without knowing all the facts...

Original post made by Inappropriate use of prestige on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bob Dylan post, on Aug 22, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 161 comments | 5518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan would send planes flying over Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Crescent Park and Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhoods could find themselves under the flight path of a relatively...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 160 comments | 17388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?

Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing my...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by complaint form, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 160 comments | 4947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Good News! California Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

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Original post made by Mike on May. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 160 comments | 6310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto's long debate on library branches is history -- let's move ahead

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Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by 2manybranches, on Jan 23, 2008 at 9:12 am | 159 comments | 10677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 15563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask Palo Alto to be anti-stress role model

Frustrated parents Tuesday challenged the Palo Alto Board of Education to make local schools "a role model nationally" in...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by newcomer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 5:44 am | 158 comments | 7225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City staff defends maligned Web site

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Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Cant find, on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:05 am | 157 comments | 15658 Views
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Death by Diet
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Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
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My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago
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Preparing for college interviews
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