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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transfer Tax to Fund Schools?

Given how our housing values are tied to the quality of our schools, shouldn't we insist on a transfer tax for all this new...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 51 comments | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

what are the good elementary schools

we are moving into the area in august from london with 2 boys of 7 and 10 and have no idea where to live and where to send...

Original post made by confused.com on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 24, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 51 comments | 3710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tight school board race sparks lively discussion

A competitive race for Palo Alto Board of Education has stirred spirited discussion this fall, unlike the last school board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:53 am | 51 comments | 3246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marijuana use by middle school kids

I am a parent of a middle school boy, and have discovered that he has been experimenting with marijuana. I also know that...

Original post made by concerned parent on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by beware of surveys, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 51 comments | 2950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pipe-wielding teens fight with Palo Alto police

Two 16-year-old boys brandishing large plastic pipes threatened to "beat up" a construction worker on University Avenue Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 51 comments | 1849 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Superintendent releases statement on suicide

The following message was delivered by Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly to a PTA-sponsored forum...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Barron Park parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 9:32 pm | 51 comments | 2584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicycle thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Numerous bicycle thefts have been reported throughout Palo Alto since March 28, police said Wednesday. "The thefts have been...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by thefts, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 51 comments | 17186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's attorney looks to overturn murder conviction

The attorney for Paul Zumot, the Palo Alto man convicted last year of strangling his girlfriend and burning down the Addison...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by @ go tax, on Jul 28, 2012 at 6:42 am | 51 comments | 943 Views

SPORTS

Girls' 2007 Fall All-League Teams

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Nunca, on Oct 3, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 51 comments | 3624 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

religius extremism

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Original post made by janette on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by naive?, on Nov 6, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 51 comments | 3234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sea level rise could flood east of Bayshore

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Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 21, 2007 at 12:10 am | 51 comments | 3666 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lies in McCain TV Ads

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Question for OP, on Sep 14, 2008 at 7:41 am | 51 comments | 2320 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New poll says racial views could hurt Obama

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Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 24, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 51 comments | 2331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CNN gives one word summary of Bush legacy: "incompetent"

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Original post made by Donald on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:31 am | 51 comments | 2014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin's Daughter's Motherhood

Stuff happens with families. Teenage pregancy is one of them. Sarah Palin seems to have a moral compass as long as it...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 51 comments | 2376 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Are Voters Telling Us

Today's Field Poll http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2306.pdf. reports that voters want the next...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 25, 2009 at 11:08 am | 51 comments | 2521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regarding Spare the Air Days

Reports of Spare the Air Days (henceforth SD) in this and other newspapers often elicit comments having three basic themes:...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oscar, on Dec 28, 2013 at 8:13 am | 51 comments | 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees spiking costs of retiree benefits

A spike in retirements and rising costs of health care have pushed Palo Alto's liability to its retirees to $129.7 million,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by bankruptcy, on Aug 6, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 51 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T drops plan for cell tower at Crescent Park church

AT&T has abandoned its plan to install a cell tower at St. Albert the Great Church in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 13, 2011 at 8:12 am | 51 comments | 2872 Views
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