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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor sues over 'false' fire-ballot language

Former Palo Alto Mayor Dena Mossar has filed a lawsuit challenging "blatantly false" language used by the local firefighters'...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 31, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 54 comments | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Works director may sue Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials have scheduled a closed session for Monday night to discuss a possible lawsuit by Public Works Director...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 54 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto a Sanctuary city???

Any one noticed the Illegal immigrants selling fruit on street corners around Palo Alto none I've questioned have produced...

Original post made by Minuteman on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 27, 2011 at 11:20 pm | 54 comments | 1669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pursues 'optimistic' budget for police, fire

Palo Alto's message to its public-safety unions has been clear throughout this budget season: Give the city more than $4...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 28, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board calls special meeting on Brown Act

California's open meeting law will be the subject of a Board of Education study session following allegations that the board...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2012 at 6:23 am | 54 comments | 3103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saving the Shelter

They arrived en masse, wielding signs, wearing buttons and clutching letters and petitions. By the time the four members...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jun 8, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 54 comments | 12542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge crowd, no ruling on divisive Maybell development

Palo Alto's most intense zoning battle in years will have to wait at least three more days for a resolution after the City...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 54 comments | 1355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers

Let's not discriminate against the vehicle dwellers Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19305...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 54 comments | 4187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto explores two roadmaps for digital future

As a city that views itself as digital paradise, Palo Alto rarely looks to places like Louisiana, Kansas and Utah for technological...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 54 comments | 5992 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto calls impasse in union talks

After months of contentious and ultimately fruitless negotiations, Palo Alto officials have declared an impasse in their...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 54 comments | 5571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-lane bridge option back on the table for Newell

A fifth option for replacing the Newell Road bridge, previously scrapped by the City of Palo Alto and announced at a Feb....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 54 comments | 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to decide on new name for Main Library

Palo Alto's seemingly endless debate over what to call the city's Main Library may finally be settled on Monday night, when...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 54 comments | 4125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 6071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Lunches

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Original post made by PV Parent on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by A Parent, on May 9, 2007 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 5886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School principals ask for Callan's immediate resignation

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by curious, on Apr 28, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 54 comments | 5403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lottery By the District (Not the Principals)

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Original post made by Duveneck Mom on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 20, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 54 comments | 4186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit at Intersection of Barbara Drive and N. California

For those that are not aware, the Palo Alto Unified School District is in the process of getting the old Garland School site...

Original post made by Barbara Drive Concerned Resident on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Feb 24, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 54 comments | 3136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may keep crossing guards, traffic team

Facing a crowd of Palo Alto children wearing bike helmets backed by concerned parents, a City Council committee voted unanimously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 54 comments | 2376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Coaching in Palo Alto high schools - Part 2

What happens when Palo Alto's high school athletes and their parents complain that a coach's behavior has crossed the line?...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Shocked, on Jun 11, 2010 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 4950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers protest class size trends

As negotiators hammer out their union contract, Palo Alto teachers Tuesday night called for a stop to a four-year trend of...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:46 am | 54 comments | 2322 Views
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