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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks at trenches for Caltrain

Commuting by train may be on the rise in job-rich Palo Alto, but when the City Council meets on Monday to discuss the local...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:33 pm | 37 comments | 23441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto streets could be swept less often

The city's Finance Committee tonight will discuss a plan to modify Palo Alto's street-sweeping program in order to cut costs. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 4, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 37 comments | 4222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla wins approval for new signs

Three days after Palo Alto officials approved a large, illuminated sign for the Grocery Outlet store at Alma Village, the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Pants on fire..., on Dec 24, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 37 comments | 6216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School supporters dismayed by Council vote

The prospect of local schools losing $1.8 million in annual payments from the City of Palo Alto as part of its lease of the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by high cost of supporting illegals, on Feb 28, 2014 at 9:35 am | 37 comments | 3617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks far beyond City Hall for vision guidance

Few Palo Alto residents have the time and appetite to come to City Hall for discussions of the future, unless that future...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by For Jerry, on May 7, 2014 at 11:36 am | 37 comments | 3574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 37 comments | 6463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 5428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group raises fresh concerns about Hamilton Avenue development

Months after losing an appeal, Palo Alto neighborhood leaders are voicing new concerns about an approved development at 240...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Sep 5, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 37 comments | 4661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to phase out plating shop

After more than half a century at its location on Hansen Way, Communication & Power Industries will soon be asked to leave...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by License to Poison?, on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 37 comments | 6658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 4113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New student-info system coming to schools

A new data system to track students' grades, discipline records and household information will be in place throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Time to Grow Up, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:39 am | 37 comments | 2588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum to tackle positives, negatives of teen stress

What's the difference between "good" stress and "not-so-good" stress? This question and more will be discussed in a Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by PA Reflect, on Mar 23, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 37 comments | 4794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camille Townsend to seek third term on school board

Palo Alto school board President Camille Townsend announced Thursday, July 26, she will seek a third term on the board in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by No vote from me, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 37 comments | 2736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents hold vigil as district revises policy on bullying

About two dozen parents and children from the Palo Alto school district stood in a candlelight vigil Monday night, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by norahs, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 37 comments | 13287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admits 2,210 for Class of 2017

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,210 students from a record-breaking pool of 38,828 applicants for its undergraduate...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 26, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 37 comments | 21095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 1877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: South Palo Alto kids/schools -- wow

I was looking at STAR results for the 2nd grade. My son got "advanced" (the highest bucket) in both math and English, which...

Original post made by SouthPA Mom on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Aug 12, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 37 comments | 3144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No checks requested, no school supplies requested

Has anyone else noticed that we have not had the usual glut of checks to write for school or the mad dash to get certain...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:41 am | 37 comments | 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mercury Story about "Our Children Are Hurting"

The Mercury News ran a front page story this morning about how depression, anxiety and stress are seriously affecting greater...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Oh, please, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 37 comments | 2860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns about Christian Science forum on depression

I just heard from a friend that PAUSD Board member Terry Godfrey would be introducing a forum on Christian Science approaches...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 37 comments | 1133 Views
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