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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: No on Measure D

It is never good when election campaigns become so heated and emotional that instead of issues becoming clearer as election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 121 comments | 10663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district leadership fires back at feds

The leadership of the Palo Alto Unified School District is swinging back at a federal agency, alleging that factual errors...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:47 pm | 121 comments | 8256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jimmy Carter accuses Jewish group of "falsehood and slander"

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Original post made by Robin on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Feb 16, 2007 at 4:08 pm | 121 comments | 5140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Picket signs await picketers

A group of picket signs await arrival of more picketers at City Hall shortly after 10 a.m. today. Of 514.5 employees schedule...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by faithful worker, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 120 comments | 4448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 5199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Only one Palo Alto church offers parking to campers

Out of 42 Palo Alto churches only one congregation is offering its parking lot so that people who live in their cars can...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by N, on Jul 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 120 comments | 11996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six candidates to vie for school board

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Original post made on Aug. 10, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 16, 2007 at 12:54 am | 120 comments | 7178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board gives Gunn time for counseling reforms

A Gunn High School committee will have until early next year to develop long-term reforms to the school's guidance counseling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jun 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 120 comments | 7589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget gap explodes -- tempers, too

Tanking revenues have prompted Palo Alto city officials to increase the projected budget shortfall by $2 million, to about...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 119 comments | 3874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet provider to axe Palo Alto's web connection

The City of Palo Alto is losing its Internet connection due to a battle over a proposed neighborhood cell-phone tower. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 3, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 119 comments | 4608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion program now 'ongoing'

Palo Alto's once-controversial Mandarin Immersion program was elevated from the status of "pilot" to "ongoing" Tuesday with...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 119 comments | 4097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district responds to teen's death

Palo Alto school officials have confirmed that a male Gunn High School senior died by suicide near his residence early Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Lucas, on Jan 29, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 119 comments | 83263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed while crossing Embarcadero is identified

A Palo Alto woman who died after being hit by a pick-up truck Friday night, Jan. 25, has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by anon too, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 119 comments | 5077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Dear members of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, As you all know there will be denominational vote on this Sunday (March...

Original post made by Monica Dhandapani Mallon on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Monica Dhandapani Mallon, on Aug 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 119 comments | 9515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vehicle dwelling: Harmless or nuisance?

Vickie Boone sipped her beverage slowly outside Peet's Coffee & Tea on Charleston Road, recalling the day two years ago when...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by eww, on Nov 16, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 118 comments | 21993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans to take over airport, despite snag

Just as Palo Alto is planning an ambitious takeover of Palo Alto Airport operations from Santa Clara County, the facility...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 118 comments | 8209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine flu spreads, causing school closures

Health officials are continuing to test Bay Area residents for swine flu today (Thursday) as more suspected and confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Statistics and Risk, on May 5, 2009 at 11:29 am | 118 comments | 4992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need advice: Thinking of moving to PA for the schools

Hi, as the mom of a 3 year old and a kindergartner, I could use some advice. We're considering a move from Redwood Shores...

Original post made by Redwood Shores mom on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 118 comments | 6906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library upgrades jump to $80 million

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Original post made by Over Taxed on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Mar 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 117 comments | 7100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Retired officers top Palo Alto's list of earners

As some of Palo Alto's longest serving police officers and firefighters head for retirement in the face of benefit reductions,...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Bankrupting the Next Generation, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 117 comments | 6463 Views
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