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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto joins effort to reform Prop. 13

Palo Alto became the latest California city on Monday to officially come out in favor of reforming Proposition 13, though...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 22, 2014 at 9:12 am | 26 comments | 3867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 4646 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace JJ&F meets with opposition, skepticism

A proposal by the project developer's son to run the new grocery store at College Terrace Centre proved to be a tough sell...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Zapatos, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 26 comments | 10934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake shook Bay Area residents in their beds this morning. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/24/60-earthquake-rattles-bay-area...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Aug 26, 2014 at 6:47 am | 26 comments | 12531 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission backs new housing vision

Palo Alto is still more than a year away from completing the long-awaited update of its land-use bible, but on Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed school calendars released

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Original post made by Paly parent on Sep. 18, 2006
Last comment by Paly Student Journalist, on Jan 17, 2007 at 11:10 am | 26 comments | 6212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park banning homework

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Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 24, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 26 comments | 5176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD BOE's latest faux paux a real shocker

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Original post made by RWE on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by outraged, on Mar 25, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 26 comments | 4891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lost faith in MI choice and charter

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Original post made by Angie Lee on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sherlock, on May 10, 2007 at 10:19 pm | 26 comments | 3862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District analyzing 'surprise' $201,418 grant

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Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by What's Up with that?, on Jun 29, 2007 at 2:23 am | 26 comments | 4233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you let your children play in your neighborhood?

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 31, 2007 at 9:01 am | 26 comments | 3795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laser Focus - On the Wrong Things

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Original post made by Hoodwinked on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 18, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 26 comments | 2087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by GunnJunior, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 26 comments | 2529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 3426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park girl, 14, still missing -- a walk-away

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 30, 2010 at 11:50 pm | 26 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What teens need, part 2 of 2

The Palo Alto Weekly convened a panel of local health and education professionals on Aug. 30 to discuss what local teenagers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:25 am | 26 comments | 3704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Connectedness' as a community and school goal

Eighteen months ago, Advocates for Youth emerged as an interfaith group focused on youth social and emotional well-being...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by mom of jordan student, on Mar 15, 2011 at 9:00 am | 26 comments | 2399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special report: Nurturing happier, healthier youth

In the months of grieving and searching dialogue that followed Palo Alto's teen suicides, a wide range of community groups,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Elephant in the Room, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:59 am | 26 comments | 2814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote Tuesday on calendar change

With a renewed blizzard of data, Palo Alto school officials this week again are asking the Board of Education to reform the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by ndkro, on May 10, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 26 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA parents parse youth wellness data

About 20 parents tried to tease out the most relevant findings Wednesday in a massive trove of emotional-wellness data contained...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on May 22, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 26 comments | 1673 Views
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