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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to hike refuse rates

Palo Alto residents who try to limit their waste by switching to smaller trash cans could find their garbage rates spiking...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bart, on Mar 5, 2012 at 10:50 am | 57 comments | 2556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lawsuit settled, plane-crash victim looks to rebuild

The owner of an East Palo Alto day care center who lost her home and livelihood after a plane slammed into her house in February...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 5, 2013 at 7:34 am | 57 comments | 2853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs tax increases for infrastructure fixes

Faced with a laundry list of infrastructure needs and lukewarm support for a bond measure to pay for these repairs, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:12 am | 57 comments | 4092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto weighs housing subsidies for city's homeless

With Cubberley Community Center now off-limits to Palo Alto's vehicle dwellers, city staff is proposing a program that would...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Oct 8, 2013 at 8:15 am | 57 comments | 2389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A half-hearted mea culpa

While it acknowledges some sloppiness and poor judgment in keeping information from the public, the City of Palo Alto's defensive...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow Knows...., on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 57 comments | 3208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amazing Grace

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Original post made by Daunna on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 11, 2007 at 7:05 pm | 57 comments | 4277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin growing in American education

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Original post made by MI Supporter on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by tired, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:18 pm | 57 comments | 3848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time To Move On From MI Or Face A Backlash??

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Original post made by JJ on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:15 pm | 57 comments | 3734 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

South PA growth means new school boundaries

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Chapstick, on Apr 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 57 comments | 4780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School redistricting petition set for South PA

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Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Interested, on Oct 13, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 57 comments | 2774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

"It's just not possible for the average kid who comes to this country in seventh or eighth grade, or even third grade, without...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Craig Bright, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 57 comments | 3390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Growing Up Asian' panel to share stories

In the last decade, the Asian student population in Palo Alto has grown by 1,500 children. On Wednesday (March 31), more...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto Asian American Mom, on May 3, 2010 at 10:42 am | 57 comments | 7171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent criticizes school efforts on emotional health

Palo Alto school programs aimed at bolstering student social and emotional health have ignored the connection between academic...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by step up, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 57 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 7218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

are all the threads about Arizona's racial profiling law being deleted?

Given Palo Alto's own history with racial profiling, I think the Arizona law is worth studying and learning about....

Original post made by racial profiling on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 12, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 57 comments | 2575 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner's office identifies man hit by train

The man killed by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto early Tuesday morning has been identified as Kyle Hodder-Hastorf, 19,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Friend, on Jan 8, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 57 comments | 2396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Bufoon-In-Chief

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Original post made by Albert on May. 8, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2007 at 5:52 pm | 57 comments | 3987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Declassified documents emerge: Was Israel's 1967 surprise attack on Egypt really necessary?

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Original post made by Oh Oh on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Sarlat, on Jun 6, 2007 at 1:52 pm | 57 comments | 3566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Abolish the Federal Reserve

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Original post made by a on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 19, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 57 comments | 3098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin believes if a woman is raped & becomes pregnant, she should be forced to have the rapist's baby

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Original post made by SHE'S AN EXTREMIST on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by TO RUTH, on Sep 10, 2008 at 6:51 am | 57 comments | 2304 Views
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