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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 | 6226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pscoll16, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 38 comments | 6226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EdTech conference and Google-fest hit Palo Alto this weekend

A glimpse into 22nd century education – and a giant sales pitch for all things Google – are in the offing this...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 6225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Starbucks employee files sexual-harassment suit

A Starbucks employee filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit against the company Aug. 7 alleging gender violence, assault and battery...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 16 comments | 6224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mitchell Park Library

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Original post made by AnnoyedParent on Jul. 26, 2006
Last comment by Ethan, on Jul 31, 2006 at 8:42 pm | 12 comments | 6221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City still unsure about 2014 ballot measure

Faced with a long wish list, a tight deadline and disagreements within its own ranks, the Palo Alto City Council agreed on...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Nov 2, 2013 at 10:54 am | 9 comments | 6219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 18, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 62 comments | 6212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 6212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys that teach

Forget the Xboxes and the Wiis. Building toys — from Lego sets to tiny robots that light up — have always been...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by opus, on Dec 24, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 6212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants sue East Palo Alto's biggest landlord

Two renters and a family member are suing Equity Residential for maintaining dangerous conditions that resulted in severe...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:10 am | 17 comments | 6211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 6211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss semi-finalists for Skelly replacement

Palo Alto school board members will meet behind closed doors Wednesday, April 30, to review applications of eight semi-finalists...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 11, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 56 comments | 6209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five candidates prepare to compete for two seats on Palo Alto school board

Gearing up for this fall's campaign for Palo Alto Board of Education, candidates are polishing their websites, securing endorsements...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:29 am | 55 comments | 6205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do not enter signs on the children's bedroom doors

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Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2006 at 6:05 am | 5 comments | 6201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 6198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double standard for residency

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Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2006
Last comment by another anon, on Sep 10, 2006 at 6:32 pm | 20 comments | 6195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Espinosa, Burt, Yeh, Dykwel for City Council

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Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 113 comments | 6191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile app aims to bring more commerce to Palo Alto

A fledgling Palo Alto startup is trying to tackle a difficult 21st-century challenge: bridge the ever-widening gap between...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by anne, on Apr 15, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 11 comments | 6189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Status Maintains its Privileges - Criminal Stanford Band Members Walk

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Original post made by Dissapointed Stanford Fan on Nov. 17, 2006
Last comment by Disappointed Stanford Fan, on Nov 22, 2006 at 5:33 pm | 48 comments | 6181 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 6181 Views
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Slow Your Roll
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