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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue construction hits merchants hard

Merchants who are struggling through the dust and noise of the California Avenue Streetscape Project have lost as much as...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Owie, on Nov 5, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 57 comments | 8539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fighting climate change: If not Palo Alto, then who?

You may not realize it, but as a Palo Alto resident you're living in a city that's leading the fight against climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 57 comments | 6449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 5798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council eager to expand city's fiber network

After more than a decade of big dreams and bigger disappointments, Palo Alto officials on Monday resurrected their plan to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jeff Hoel, on Feb 23, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 57 comments | 7275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New drought rules limit irrigation in Palo Alto

With the statewide drought lingering for the fourth straight year, Palo Alto this week adopted a new rule barring residents...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 57 comments | 8469 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Eichler uprising

The dust had barely settled from Frank Ingle's first architectural battle when the next one came knocking on his door. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Grace, 32 minutes ago | 57 comments | 8633 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 | 4624 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 | 4122 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 | 4111 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 | 5448 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 | 3038 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 | 3600 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 | 7985 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 | 3063 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 | 8807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Legal costs soar as Palo Alto school board begins OCR lobbying

The Palo Alto school district spent more than $200,000 in the first seven months of 2014 in legal fees related to its cases...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Sep 30, 2014 at 7:52 am | 57 comments | 6165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To sleep, perchance to dream of change

The Palo Alto Weekly article (Jan. 9) on the sleep assembly at Gunn High School continued a lively discussion on how we can...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 23, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 57 comments | 6432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Personal belief' exemption for vaccinations will end

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Rights, 3 hours ago | 57 comments | 1177 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 | 2798 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 | 2899 Views
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