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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 | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, staff bonus on board agenda

Palo Alto school employees will vote soon on a proposed pay raise described as a "one-time, off-the-salary-schedule payment"...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 54 comments | 9051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Cancels Closed Meeting on OCR Investigation "On Advice of Counsel"

At the beginning of the school board meeting on April 23, Board President Dana Tom announced that the board had cancelled...

Original post made by Curious on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 2, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 54 comments | 2538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School Poisoned Earth

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Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Joshie, on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 54 comments | 5763 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stem cell breakthrough avoids 'moral' issue

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Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by sar ita morlen, on Jan 15, 2008 at 2:02 am | 54 comments | 3625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CA Majority Supports Gay Marriage

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Original post made by SkepticAl on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 4, 2008 at 9:58 pm | 54 comments | 2989 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin's 5th child is really her teenage daughter Bristol's child

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Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2008 at 4:31 pm | 54 comments | 2662 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice to student "No, no dear, you're wrong. Alright. You're wrong. We did not torture anyone."

Condi thought she'd just hang at the dorms at Stanford and then the students got all mean and asked her about torture 'n'...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 6, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 54 comments | 3849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Credit to President Obama and our CIA and Military!

President Obama gave the order to kill this scumbag in Yemen, today. Good for him. Same for killing UBL. BHO seems to get...

Original post made by Gary on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:24 am | 54 comments | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: 'Show us' time on library bonds

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 11, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 54 comments | 5059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's opens at Town and Country Friday

Trader Joe's will open its newest location in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto on Friday (Dec. 4), after years of lobbying...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 54 comments | 3322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faith leaders speak out against Quran burning

Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders spoke out Wednesday (Sept. 8) in Palo Alto against the rising bigotry against...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:38 am | 54 comments | 2694 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Thiago, on Apr 12, 2013 at 9:00 am | 54 comments | 4276 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Traffic calming' projects bloom in Palo Alto

Fewer traffic lanes, more bike routes, colorful sidewalks along El Camino Real and road signs all over the city pointing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Nov 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 54 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike-loan program set to ride into Palo Alto

Palo Alto's residents and workers will soon be able to check out bicycles as easily as they borrow library books, thanks...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 5, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 54 comments | 2319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocer to bring Berkeley flavor to Alma Plaza

Fans of the popular Berkeley Bowl supermarket will have plenty to smile about when Palo Alto's newest grocery store opens...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by cakegirl, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 54 comments | 3847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit-and-run driver injures cyclist near Jordan

A driver fled a collision involving a bicyclist outside Jordan Middle School Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Victor, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:36 am | 54 comments | 2798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling paves the way for California Avenue renovation

Palo Alto's plan to shrink California Avenue from four lanes to two cleared its final legal hurdle Thursday when a California...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by greg hargrove, on Feb 19, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 54 comments | 11836 Views

RESTAURANTS

Happy Donuts to close on Friday

It's the only place in Palo Alto were one can hang out or satisfy a 3 a.m. craving, and the Happy Donuts at 3916 El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reverend Anthony McFarland, on Jul 15, 2014 at 5:54 pm | 53 comments | 30659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Red Light Runners & Speeding - Loma Verde/Middlefield

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Original post made by Nikki B. on Jul. 24, 2006
Last comment by John Neves, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:17 am | 53 comments | 9066 Views
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