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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawyer: Buena Vista evictions could start next month

As local officials continue to scour for ways to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park from imminent closure, the attorney for...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by member, on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 6173 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB chair resigns, citing 'public perception'

Randy Popp, chair of Palo Alto's influential and occasionally embattled Architectural Review Board, resigned from the board...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Another resident, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 35 comments | 6740 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Neighborhood power meets the Comprehensive Plan and 'the Common Good'

Next Tuesday (July 14) a group of 20 Palo Altans will meet for the first time as the new Citizens' Advisory Committee on...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, on Jul 16, 2015 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 4076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking restrictions to roll out next month in downtown Palo Alto

With new parking restrictions set to kick in in downtown Palo Alto next month, the city will host a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 7, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 35 comments | 3697 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A parking 'miracle'

The much-anticipated and long-delayed launch of a broad strategy for alleviating parking problems that have plagued neighborhoods...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 22, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 35 comments | 5054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing chorus of Palo Altans calling for the renaming of Jordan Middle School

250 supporters have already come out in strong support of asking the PAUSD Board of Education to address the fact that David...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Knew Shockley, on Nov 25, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 35 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to explore new affordable housing zoning

Three years after it suffered a stinging rebuff from Palo Alto voters, the city's leading affordable-housing developer is...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 27, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 35 comments | 4021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 6991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-schools, and Elementary school choices

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Original post made by Melinda on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by depends who you ask, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:29 am | 35 comments | 11083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey on school performance & new bond measure?

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Not again, on Oct 4, 2007 at 11:03 pm | 35 comments | 4853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freefall

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 14, 2008 at 12:35 am | 35 comments | 3812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Competing for Palo Alto fields

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Sep 17, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 4762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-homework winter break OKd, for next year

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:11 am | 35 comments | 4043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 3562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 5109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals before winter break: Is there a better way?

I have been involved in Palo Alto schools since we moved to Palo Alto 30 years ago. I was privileged to serve on the school...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Working Mom, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 35 comments | 4761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids are worth learning the lessons of Christchurch and Japan

Do we really, really need two-story buildings at our high schools? It's going to cost more money for the same square footage...

Original post made by concerned parent on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 35 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official: state funding down by two-thirds

State funding of Palo Alto schools has dropped by more than two-thirds in the past three years, a school budget official...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2012 at 3:54 am | 35 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident admission, student headcount climbs at UC

More than 23 percent of students admitted by the University of California for this fall's freshman class are not California...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 35 comments | 5734 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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