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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New rules target 'revolving door'

The revolving door between Palo Alto City Hall and the high-stakes world of private development is opaque and, for local...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Greg_H, on Oct 30, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 34 comments | 3061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Midtown bike project veers off course

Both in terms of geography and significance, the proposed bike path along Matadero Creek was supposed to be the centerpiece...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Humble observer, on Nov 7, 2015 at 10:13 am | 34 comments | 4570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inside Station 6

A siren screamed as Engine 66 raced down El Camino Real on its way to a medical call. Once there, the three-man crew jumped...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 34 comments | 8026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council nixes planned downtown development

A contentious proposal to demolish an office building on Hamilton Avenue and replace it with a mixed-use development with...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on May 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 34 comments | 13890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to civility?

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Original post made by Mandy Lowell & Carolyn Tucher on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 18, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 34 comments | 6699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI Charter School in MV best move?

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Original post made by Language Lover on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 29, 2007 at 9:34 pm | 34 comments | 6531 Views

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How many PAUSD seniors can solve this Chinese University entrance problem?

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Original post made by Mike on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Former Paly student, on May 6, 2007 at 11:46 pm | 34 comments | 4476 Views

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Gunn and Paly shun Newsweek ranking

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on May. 21, 2007
Last comment by Ithoughttheyshunned, on May 20, 2008 at 11:04 am | 34 comments | 4809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School principal resigns

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by another Jordan teacher, on Oct 18, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 34 comments | 4898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving birth

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Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by William Croft, on Jan 20, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 34 comments | 10417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How girls bully each other, and what to do

The Internet has quickly become this generation's "bathroom wall" where girls can post hurtful insults — or bully —...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by student, on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 34 comments | 4191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Susan Charles of Ohlone to retire in June

Susan Charles, the popular principal of Ohlone and one of the Palo Alto school district's most experienced leaders, will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 31, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 34 comments | 4101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Noreen Likins resigns after six years as Gunn High principal

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likins is resigning at the end of the school year, she told Gunn teachers, students and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 34 comments | 4419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto veterans named high school principals

Two veteran Palo Alto teachers and administrators, Katya Villalobos and Phil Winston, have been named the new principals...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:04 am | 34 comments | 3979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools brace for state cuts

Palo Alto school officials are battening down the hatches in anticipation of a state funding cut that could be as high as...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by truth, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 34 comments | 3155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Severed Fingers at Fairmeadow Elementary

On Monday, May 16, 2011 our 11 year old son, Peter, was attending a regular day as a 5th grade student at Fairmeadow Elementary...

Original post made by ninadora on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by ninadora, on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 34 comments | 3761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gym teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Mar 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 34 comments | 4077 Views

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Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 17, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 34 comments | 2958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:19 am | 34 comments | 29315 Views
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