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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to make all new homes 'solar ready'

All new homes in Palo Alto will have to dedicate roof space to solar panels under a new law that the City Council is preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Lindsay Joye, on Apr 16, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 33 comments | 4781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who donated funding for the MI feasibility study?

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Original post made by pat on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by pat, on Jan 31, 2007 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 4774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the school board listening?

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Original post made by Dan on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by DFT, on Sep 27, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 33 comments | 5646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost trust , Lost donations: The MI cost to our schools

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Original post made by parent pockets on May. 6, 2007
Last comment by yet another parent, on May 12, 2007 at 7:58 am | 33 comments | 4075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skills our kids are not learning

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Original post made by Modern Parent on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 29, 2007 at 2:04 pm | 33 comments | 6271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another "incident" at Paly - suspect arrested

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jan 23, 2008 at 5:07 pm | 33 comments | 4593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lotteries to be more public

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by appalled, on Mar 5, 2008 at 12:22 am | 33 comments | 4321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress plan targets winter-break homework

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Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by choti, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 3138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 24, 2008 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How bad is the drug problem at Palo Alto high schools?

Rylan Fuchs, a good looking, white, 17 year old high school student in Danville, was shot and killed this week apparently...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by rick, on Apr 29, 2009 at 8:17 am | 33 comments | 4495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board continues Garland talks

After community members gave feedback on the placement of a two-story building at Garland Elementary School, the board of...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Parent, on Feb 16, 2009 at 10:51 am | 33 comments | 2456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 3037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official calls for a change in teacher 'mindset'

Palo Alto teachers must change their "mindsets" if the school district is ever to escape state sanctions for having a substantial...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 2359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by can't believe it, on Aug 15, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 33 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Walking and rolling' to school

Defying national trends and increasing auto congestion, a growing number of Palo Alto students are making their way to school...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 33 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 6672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 4992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school counseling returns to school board

In the charged debate over guidance counseling services at Gunn High School, Superintendent Kevin Skelly has suggested hiring...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by data dizzy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 33 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 2473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Palo Alto school board in parallel universe

The poor school board just can't catch a break. Try as they might to follow the advice of their attorney and send the message...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Current parent, on May 11, 2013 at 9:52 am | 33 comments | 3113 Views
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