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AROUND TOWN

Libraries are the hot topic in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by paloaltolibraries, on Sep 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 105 comments | 4771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asst. City Manager discipline details released

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Phil, on May 3, 2007 at 8:51 am | 104 comments | 7212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 8583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail directors told to lay low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 104 comments | 4461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto homeless man in court for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2009 at 12:04 am | 103 comments | 247981 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto divided over proposed office cap

Palo Alto's polarizing debate over office growth hit a stalemate Monday night when a deeply divided City Council agonized...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 8, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 103 comments | 6425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Gunn High School's student culture racist?

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Original post made by PA Dad on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Jun 2, 2008 at 9:06 am | 103 comments | 5448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Change school calendar,' Stanford lecturer says

Palo Alto schools will "see the benefit" if they change their academic calendar to end the first semester before the December...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by poorjuniors, on May 9, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 103 comments | 5887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother struck, seriously injured by car

A woman who was walking her young child to school was struck by a car in Barron Park Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Cindy, on Dec 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 103 comments | 49209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Skelly resignation

While not a surprise, Superintendent Kevin Skelly's announcement this week that he would leave the district at the end of...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Feb 23, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 103 comments | 8168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure A

It is hard to imagine a worse time for the Palo Alto school district to go to the voters for the renewal and a 20 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Parent voting NO, on Apr 28, 2015 at 11:52 pm | 103 comments | 4716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strongarm robbery of iPod leads to six arrests

The strongarm robbery of an iPod Touch from a youth who was knocked off his skateboard in the 200 block of Everett Avenue...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 103 comments | 6483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where would you cut the budget?

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by sceptical, on Mar 28, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 102 comments | 7900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council votes to take back airport

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Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Buck Rogers, on Nov 23, 2007 at 10:52 am | 102 comments | 6255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters' petition heads for November ballot

A proposal by Palo Alto's firefighters union to freeze the staffing levels at the Fire Department is bound for the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 102 comments | 3863 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to open 13th elementary

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 102 comments | 5397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, teachers debate school calendar shift

Parents and teachers packed a Palo Alto Board of Education meeting Tuesday night to argue the pros and cons of shifting the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by skeptic, on May 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 102 comments | 3614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto earns 'D' in service to minority students

For the second year in a row the Palo Alto school district has earned low grades from a group that evaluates how well California's...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 26, 2012 at 12:08 am | 102 comments | 3956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Egg Fight/Vandalism at Mitchell Park

THis morning Mitchell Park was a total mess, with eggs splattered everywhere and empty egg cartons littering the landscape....

Original post made by Sandy on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:14 am | 102 comments | 5138 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is one airplane crash enough or do we need to wait for another one?

The tragic airplane crash in East Palo Alto has generated a lot of discussion on the Town Square Forum spread over a number...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2010 at 6:59 am | 102 comments | 5727 Views
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