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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VP debate

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Original post made by Gary on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by T, on Oct 4, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 92 comments | 3176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital gives 'final offer' to nurses

Nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are at a heated impasse with hospital administrators...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by CaliNurse, on May 12, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 92 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 92 comments | 2950 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure R debate: For safety or a 'power grab'?

Supporters and opponents of Measure R clashed Wednesday night over whether the Palo Alto initiative would ensure adequate...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by I support walter,, on Oct 15, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 91 comments | 2720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why not expand Ohlone program?

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Original post made by Morgan Bricca on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Greer Road + Ohlone parent, on May 17, 2007 at 9:11 pm | 91 comments | 4630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board candidates with kids in PRIVATE schools

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Original post made by PAUSD parent on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 24, 2007 at 8:06 pm | 91 comments | 5143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, students named to calendar committee

The Palo Alto school district has named some 20 parents, teachers, administrators and students to a committee to evaluate...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 91 comments | 5150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA shooting victim 'critical' at Stanford Hospital

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Alex, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 91 comments | 4870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train death identified as Gunn grad Brian Taylor

The young man who stepped in front of a Caltrain Friday night has been identified as Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, a 2008 graduate...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Friend, on Sep 29, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 91 comments | 2812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do fences make for better neighbors?

About a month ago, I was pulling up to our house after a long day of work when I saw a couple standing in front of our house,...

Original post made by Disgusted on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 91 comments | 5209 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police involved in 'Occupy' incident

The Palo Alto Police Department assisted Oakland police Tuesday (Oct. 25) during the "Occupy Oakland" protests in which an...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Hogness, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 91 comments | 2306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library bonds win by close margin

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 90 comments | 5967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private plane lands on I-280, strikes car

A vehicle was struck by a small plane that made an emergency landing on northbound Interstate 280, just north of Farm...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 90 comments | 2488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Controversial sign installed

A 26-foot-tall sign for the new Grocery Outlet in south Palo Alto's Alma Village was erected this week, but one of its most...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Mar 16, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 90 comments | 4878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please urge Reps to vote NO on the revision to NCLB

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Original post made by Concerned PAUSD Parent on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Terry, on Oct 9, 2007 at 8:12 pm | 90 comments | 4272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn plan for 2300 students

Every parent I tell this to seems shocked, so here's the way things stand: Right now, there are no plans to reopen Cubberly....

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Parent, on Feb 21, 2009 at 12:37 am | 90 comments | 3546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders rebuff queries by 'Dr. Phil'

Palo Alto school and city officials have rebuffed efforts by a producer for the "Dr. Phil" TV show to gather Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:16 am | 90 comments | 3375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thoughts on Gunn incident & teaching good judgement

I think the question asked in another forum of what should the Gunn student with the airgun in his car have done is a very...

Original post made by Bru on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 3629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by phil, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:10 am | 90 comments | 7219 Views
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