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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high-speed-rail project receives Senate OK

Construction of California's controversial high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles is ready to launch,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Unaffordable, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:42 am | 142 comments | 6152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto churches to display anti-torture banners

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Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by are the banners still up?, on Jun 23, 2008 at 6:28 pm | 142 comments | 6246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library effort raises $50,000, kicks off informational campaign

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Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by surveyed, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:44 am | 141 comments | 4325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bullying case reveals systemic problems in school district

Palo Alto school district leaders and parents should be shocked and saddened by the portrait painted in a scathing investigative...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:04 am | 141 comments | 8295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime dim sum spot, Cho's on California Avenue, to close

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a 35-year-old hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant on California Avenue, will be serving potstickers,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Marty, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 141 comments | 72400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Knowledge, support low for PA bond measures

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Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by aw, on Oct 10, 2007 at 8:29 pm | 140 comments | 6788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 140 comments | 8419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail could stop in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Dec. 28, 2007
Last comment by Person with the facts, on Nov 1, 2008 at 6:06 pm | 139 comments | 4271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lynne Johnson will retire as police chief

Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson will retire and leave her job Dec. 19, City Manager James Keene announced Thursday following...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by steveo, on Mar 11, 2009 at 11:30 am | 139 comments | 7752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private giving to public schools widens the gap between rich and poor.

This New York Times opinion piece is being widely read and shared by my Stanford colleagues this morning. As you consider...

Original post made by A parent concerned about social justice on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 139 comments | 17891 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diversity in Palo Alto Schools: Merit and Demerits

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Original post made by John on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by nancy, on Jun 30, 2007 at 8:07 pm | 137 comments | 7441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on E

It is difficult to imagine any other city engaging in the kind of hard-fought battle that has characterized the debate over...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter Sedriks, on Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 am | 137 comments | 3481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Giant sign approved for new Alma Plaza grocer

For decades, Alma Plaza in Palo Alto has served as a graveyard for grocers' dreams. On Monday, the City Council sent the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by customer, on Jun 22, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 137 comments | 17043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI letter to school board

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Original post made by Board Observer on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by pa resident, on May 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 137 comments | 6703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High principal reflects on 'egg wars'

Eleven Palo Alto High School students were suspended and about seven more received "consequences" for participating in an...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:50 am | 137 comments | 3705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pensions: Palo Alto's ticking time bomb

In 2007, the year Warren Buffett famously described public pensions as a time bomb with a long fuse, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 24, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 136 comments | 23546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French or not at Paly?

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Original post made by homme de palo alto on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Palo alto mom, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:51 am | 136 comments | 7265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plagiarism at Paly grad events sparks discussion

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 27, 2008 at 10:12 am | 136 comments | 4229 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a Town Hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:21 am | 136 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High tries for booze-free dances

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Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 11, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 135 comments | 5717 Views
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