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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ask residents for 'value' judgment

What are Palo Alto's core values? If you understand the question and have an answer, the City Council is all ears. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:38 am | 41 comments | 8648 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program moves ahead

After years of dire warnings, angry complaints and impassioned pleas from downtown residents about their once-quiet streets...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 41 comments | 15352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire new contractor for Mitchell Park library

After firing the contractor responsible for the botched construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 41 comments | 14734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council reforms eyed for Palo Alto ballot

Palo Alto's already crowded November ballot could soon see more expansion as the City Council considers asking voters to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 16, 2014 at 7:01 am | 41 comments | 5671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Sherman Avenue development stirs anxieties in Palo Alto

A developer's plan to build a three-story building next to Sarah Wallis Park in the rapidly changing California Avenue business...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Property Owner at Birch Court, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:30 pm | 41 comments | 5577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial plan for office building ekes out approval

Despite a chorus of protests from residents, Palo Alto's architectural board on Thursday approved a new three-story building...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Tired of Overdevelopment, on Aug 25, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 7344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:57 am | 41 comments | 12259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reforms recommended for contentious PC zoning process

After hours of agonizing, debating, copyediting and wrangling over definitions, Palo Alto's planning commissioners on Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by citizen pa, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:11 pm | 41 comments | 6499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer scales down plan for Maybell site

Faced with criticism from the surrounding neighborhood, the developer looking to build houses on a much contested Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:11 am | 41 comments | 5220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents disturbed by short-cutting tech buses

A seeming invasion of rumbling commuter buses and large shuttles on Downtown North streets has some neighborhood residents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Aug 15, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 6512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer looks to replace six-story El Camino building

It's one of the tallest buildings in Palo Alto, though few would say it's one of its most welcoming. Now, plans are afoot...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 4, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 8834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 5826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaine Eastin Talk on Public Education

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Original post made by Grace Mah on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by 4 way Parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 2:53 pm | 41 comments | 5726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discriminatory Scholarships Advertised by Palo Alto High School

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Apr 30, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 41 comments | 5048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time for imaginative thinking on languages

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Brit, on Oct 9, 2007 at 1:21 pm | 41 comments | 4625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private schools say íSi! to foreign language

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 11, 2007 at 12:03 pm | 41 comments | 4413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic seems worse outside schools

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Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by idea_genie, on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:18 pm | 41 comments | 4394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents, teachers back pre-break finals

A solid majority of parents, teachers and high school students favor switching the Palo Alto school district's academic calendar...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Working Mom, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 41 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to ponder stiffer graduation criteria

Teachers will lend their voices Tuesday to a long-running debate over whether to stiffen Palo Alto's high school graduation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by misha, on Mar 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 41 comments | 2718 Views
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