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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 | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 32 comments | 5282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Year in Review: Housing shortage takes center stage at City Hall

More than any other issue, Palo Alto's housing shortage was the leading driver of City Hall discussions in 2016. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jan 7, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 32 comments | 2907 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 | 5365 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 | 4851 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 | 4518 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 | 4626 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 | 4557 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 | 3359 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 | 4076 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 | 3005 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 | 3511 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 | 4966 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 | 3118 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 | 2140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school graduation criteria debated

Algebra 2 has become a focus for a debate over whether the Palo Alto Unified School District should boost its graduation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 32 comments | 3990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals welcome electronic devices

Students at Palo Alto High School are encouraged "to use and bring their (electronic) devices" to school, Principal Phil...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by What happened to teachers?, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:58 am | 32 comments | 4234 Views

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Juana Briones principal announces departure

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Matthew Nagle announced Tuesday he will leave the school at the end of the school...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on May 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 32 comments | 5313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Another teacher, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 18833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

US News and World R

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Original post made by SW on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Don't they know who we are?, on Apr 24, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 32 comments | 3312 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Wasband
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Packing for the Women's March
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