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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greenmeadow to lead city's organic-waste experiment

For residents of Palo Alto's Greenmeadow neighborhood, the routine chore of putting out black trash bins for Wednesday's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 64 comments | 4461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New measures to limit access to train tracks could start in August

In an effort to address Palo Alto's recent teen suicide cluster, the city is stepping up its efforts to limit access to the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jun 15, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 64 comments | 6242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NO FLY DAY, Saturday October 24th @SFO and nationwide

Tired of Relentless Aircraft Noise? Protest on No Fly Day With Your Neighbors On October 24th, protesters nationwide will...

Original post made by PA resident on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by joe giraffe, on Oct 26, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 64 comments | 1773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district stunned by tax shortfall

The Palo Alto school district is suddenly facing a $3.7 million budget gap due to a new property-tax revenue estimate from...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by BP dad, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:16 am | 64 comments | 14268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan for megahome raises neighbors' concerns

Neighbors in Palo Alto's Embarcadero Oaks are protesting a proposal to build an 11-bedroom, 14-bath residence with a one-car...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:34 am | 64 comments | 15932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Is Harder for Girls. . . and also, it seems, for the New York Times.

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Original post made by Sharon on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Aug 2, 2008 at 8:17 pm | 64 comments | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 5308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebration of life set Saturday for fifth-grade teacher

A celebration of life has been set for George Flath, a popular fifth-grade teacher at Hoover Elementary School in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 64 comments | 10124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you drive your kid to school?

I am interested in having a good discussion about why those who drive their kids to school do so. Is it because you think...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by safety, on Sep 8, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 6024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 64 comments | 19185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New secondary schools proposed for Cubberley site

A school district committee charged with looking at how to better manage enrollment in Palo Alto Unified is making a preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 64 comments | 8252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2520 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, injured in College Terrace

A bicyclist was injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding across El Camino Real in Palo Alto's College Terrace...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terry Morse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 am | 64 comments | 6202 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road Monday

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after a car crashed into him, sending him flying through the air, at the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Walker and Driver, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 64 comments | 5220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Online education's local incubator

For Foothill College President Judy Miner, online learning represents an opportunity to broaden the reach of her life's work...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by , on Oct 26, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 64 comments | 3593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan dies from injuries sustained in brawl

He was a young, athletic tennis instructor at Kim Grant Tennis Academy. His wife of two years said he was a peaceful person...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park, on Jan 16, 2015 at 12:13 am | 64 comments | 18739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even conservatives want AG out

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Original post made by SkepticAl on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on May 17, 2007 at 4:11 pm | 64 comments | 5194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al-Qaeda on the run in Iraq?

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Original post made by Draw the Line on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 30, 2007 at 7:18 am | 64 comments | 5221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin: Worst VP Pick Ever!

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Original post made by What The H--- Was McCain Thinking??? on Sep. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2008 at 8:37 pm | 64 comments | 4135 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Did Mitt Romney not pay any taxes for a decade?

Mitt's dad set the gold standard for politicians when he released 12 years of tax returns, since then, every major presidential...

Original post made by Tax Payer on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 64 comments | 2824 Views
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Nobu confirmed to open in Palo Alto
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And one more makes three
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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Family Planning: Both Agree Before Getting Pregnant
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