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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks citizen input on growth, traffic

Faced with a tense political climate, a dearth of parking and a daunting laundry list of traffic-related initiatives, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jan 28, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 55 comments | 4499 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 | 10143 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 | 4071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best teachers, better counseling top priorities

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Original post made on Apr. 9, 2008
Last comment by choiceProgram, on Apr 17, 2008 at 8:45 am | 55 comments | 4244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charles Munger, Mandy Lowell and Prop 30 School Measure

I am starting this thread because the thread about the death penalty is being swamped by comments on this topic, and I think...

Original post made by Duveneck mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:09 am | 55 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja backs off on enrollment-growth plan

Criticism from neighbors and a letter from city planners about over-enrollment at Castilleja School have led the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by neighbor of school, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00 am | 55 comments | 7207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 25817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district bullying policies given 'green light' by feds and state

After spending 11 months working with federal and state agencies on developing new bullying policies and complaint procedures,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by This is so corrupt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 55 comments | 22511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Commissioners kick back bike-boulevard plan

Wondering why a plan for a bike boulevard doesn't contain any data about bike trips, the Palo Alto Planning Commission kicked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 55 comments | 38934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 12220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn principal Villalobos to step down

Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos announced Tuesday she will step down June 30 after four years of leading the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:28 am | 55 comments | 9564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 4946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five candidates prepare to compete for two seats on Palo Alto school board

Gearing up for this fall's campaign for Palo Alto Board of Education, candidates are polishing their websites, securing endorsements...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 8, 2014 at 12:29 am | 55 comments | 6996 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 | 8101 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 27, fatally shot in East Palo Alto

A 27-year-old man died in a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County deputy coroner....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by mizz juicy Gurl, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 55 comments | 3378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong-arm robberies hit Palo Alto streets again

Robbers snatched valuables from two people in the evening hours in Palo Alto on Saturday and Monday, adding to a string of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | 55 comments | 2330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 55 comments | 3310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A Taser lesson learned

Imagine your 16-year-old son riding his bike on Palo Alto streets and, like too many bicyclists, cruising through a stop...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 55 comments | 6618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Both Politicans and Journalists Suck

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Original post made by Outraged Then Saddened on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 55 comments | 2347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arnold's big mistake

Arnold made a big mistake. No excuses. He got caught out and a pregnancy occurred. What should he have done and how would...

Original post made by Bystander on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on May 18, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 55 comments | 2442 Views
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