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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board approves redeveloping University Ave building, exceeding city height limit

The Architectural Review Board on Thursday approved a plan to redevelop the 1950s style, one-story building at the corner...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 33 comments | 9908 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

History buffs face funding gap for new Palo Alto museum

Palo Alto's history buffs and high-tech visionaries have no shortage of plans, dreams and ambitions when it comes to building...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 33 comments | 6230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

The Planning and Transportation Commission heard Wednesday a presentation on the regional initiative to transform El Camino...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 3, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 33 comments | 4162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall

A project that was intended to be a renovation of the cramped conference room next to the City Council Chambers has somehow...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 33 comments | 3867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who donated funding for the MI feasibility study?

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Original post made by pat on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by pat, on Jan 31, 2007 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 4383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the school board listening?

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Original post made by Dan on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by DFT, on Sep 27, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 33 comments | 5288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost trust , Lost donations: The MI cost to our schools

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Original post made by parent pockets on May. 6, 2007
Last comment by yet another parent, on May 12, 2007 at 7:58 am | 33 comments | 3685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skills our kids are not learning

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Original post made by Modern Parent on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 29, 2007 at 2:04 pm | 33 comments | 5803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another "incident" at Paly - suspect arrested

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jan 23, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 33 comments | 4331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lotteries to be more public

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by appalled, on Mar 5, 2008 at 12:22 am | 33 comments | 3815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress plan targets winter-break homework

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Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by choti, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 2893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 24, 2008 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 4163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board continues Garland talks

After community members gave feedback on the placement of a two-story building at Garland Elementary School, the board of...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Feb 16, 2009 at 10:51 am | 33 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 2894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official calls for a change in teacher 'mindset'

Palo Alto teachers must change their "mindsets" if the school district is ever to escape state sanctions for having a substantial...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by can't believe it, on Aug 15, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 33 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Walking and rolling' to school

Defying national trends and increasing auto congestion, a growing number of Palo Alto students are making their way to school...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 33 comments | 1998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 5029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 3971 Views
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