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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rate increases projected for Palo Alto utilities

After a few years of holding steady, Palo Alto's utility bills are about to embark on an upward climb. According to the most...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm | 32 comments | 6550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program now set for fall rollout

Initially slated for this spring, Palo Alto's long-awaited residential parking-permit program now is unlikely to fully launch...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 15, 2015 at 5:56 am | 32 comments | 5335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What #BaltimoreUprising means for Palo Alto

In the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death in the back of a police van while handcuffed and shackled, Baltimore teenagers,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Jun 10, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 32 comments | 5012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas plans criticized over clashing styles

Hoping to accommodate Palo Alto's rapidly rising senior population, Avenidas is moving ahead with an ambitious plan to build...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by South of Page Mill, on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm | 32 comments | 4757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Comprehensive Plan committee expanded

Responding to criticism about insufficient representation from the southern half of the city, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Clever, on Aug 21, 2015 at 10:54 am | 32 comments | 3202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Historic board deals blow to project at former Shady Lane site

A proposal to construct a four-story building on the prominent downtown corner of University Avenue and Kipling Street suffered...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sandi, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 32 comments | 4148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Super Bowl Sunday hoopla? Not in Palo Alto

The banners won't fly and Super Bowl 50 special events won't be taking place in one of Silicon Valley's premier destinations...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 32 comments | 7323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palantir taking over downtown Palo Alto

from today's Mercury News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_29834056/palo-alto-palantir-is-taking-over I had no idea...

Original post made by didn't know on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on May 2, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 32 comments | 766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids doing all the math ahead over the Summer

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Original post made by amaninpaloalto on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by anonymous parent, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 32 comments | 4663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consideration of third high school paused

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by and yet, on Sep 25, 2007 at 6:10 am | 32 comments | 4251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner remains top board-race fundraiser

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 3, 2007 at 2:43 pm | 32 comments | 3855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the best Halloween Costume you have seen?

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Original post made by Palo Verde Mom on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 32 comments | 4516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board plans to reopen Garland

With K-5 enrollment up by 200 students this year, plans are underway to change school boundaries and reopen Garland Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hindsight is easy, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:56 am | 32 comments | 4343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six schools could face boundary changes

Attendance areas at six Palo Alto elementary schools could change because of reopening Garland Elementary School in 2011,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:17 am | 32 comments | 3148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much homework in high school?

How many hours of homework/studying are our students doing at Gunn and Paly to earn a 4.0? I just want to know what to look...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 23, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 4007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly

I used to think that Palo Alto was a great place to raise my kids, now I am beginning to wonder. The bar is high here....

Original post made by Sharon Witte on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scrambled, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 32 comments | 2780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A no reaction protest idea

I'm thinking about distributing a flyer tomorrow (see below) but wanted to run it by other Gunn students first and parents...

Original post made by Anne on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 32 comments | 3324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary math task force gets the go-ahead

Selection will begin later this month for a parent-teacher task force to explore "exemplary practices" in elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 4531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE aims to raise $3.9 million for schools

The foundation benefiting Palo Alto public schools aims to raise $3.9 million from community members in 2011-12 -- the most...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by donation inflation, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 32 comments | 2766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 32 comments | 1978 Views
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