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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate on Palo Alto school calendars goes 'viral'

As Palo Alto school officials prepare to recommend an academic calendar for 2011-2012 and beyond, a debate over whether to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 56 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal: Under-reporting of bullying a problem

The hesitance of school-bullying victims to report bullying incidents leads to a Catch 22 in trying to solve the problem,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local Parent, on Dec 26, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 56 comments | 3247 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by mr.x, on Feb 5, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 56 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Palo Alto housing proposal dealt a blow

A proposal to build 26 homes on the site of a soon-to-be-closed daycare center in south Palo Alto suffered a possibly fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 8:43 am | 56 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The new school calendar

Nothing arouses more parent opinion than messing with the school calendar, and as Palo Alto school board members found out...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 1, 2011 at 10:11 am | 56 comments | 2862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anti-gang coalition targets Nortenos, Surenos

Federal, state, county and local law-enforcement agencies have joined East Palo Alto police to dismantle gangs blamed for...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Jul 13, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 56 comments | 2429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fighters try to keep labor reform off ballot

Palo Alto's firefighters union has filed a complaint with a state labor-relations board claiming that the city broke the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:22 am | 56 comments | 1847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

President Obama in Mountain View for town hall meeting

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting on the economy at Mountain View's LinkedIn today (Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 24, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 56 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks ideas for renovating Rinconada Park

Rinconada Park, one of Palo Alto's most used open spaces, features many desirable attractions, but a lack of paths, well-defined...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 10:45 am | 56 comments | 1987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto charges forward with new bike plan

Palo Alto's dream of leading the pack of America's most bike-friendly cities now has a roadmap -- an ambitious "master plan"...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Outta here, on Jul 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 56 comments | 3374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plastic bags to float out of Palo Alto?

It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the plastic bag is set to spread to every other food and retail...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Apr 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 56 comments | 6037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may fly rainbow flag

The rainbow flag may soon fly high over Palo Alto's King Plaza as a colorful reminder to the world where the city stands...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by mark, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 56 comments | 1192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 3564 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cyclist injured in Portola Valley collision

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Bill vanCleemput, on Jun 19, 2013 at 10:09 am | 56 comments | 1611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Nov 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 56 comments | 13171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will the Mandarin Immersion decision be unbiased?

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Original post made by Jamie Maltz on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2006 at 11:00 am | 55 comments | 6730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Pundit's Old Ideas Create Delay, Hinder Palo Alto's Future

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Original post made by JL on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Dec 13, 2006 at 1:19 am | 55 comments | 5054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mah's Appointment to the Board

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Mar. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 2, 2007 at 1:06 am | 55 comments | 3927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in south Palo Alto train crash

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Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by LR, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 55 comments | 7803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We can be the greenest city of all

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Original post made by Cut down carbon emissions on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Greg, on Oct 24, 2007 at 12:33 pm | 55 comments | 3627 Views
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