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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by William, on Feb 9, 2013 at 12:06 am | 91 comments | 5714 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 | 2645 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 | 2154 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 | 4980 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 | 4631 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 | 4146 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 | 3551 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 | 3480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn student remembered as 'smart, funny' classmate who loved music

The Gunn High School student who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday was remembered by friends as smart and funny, a boy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:11 am | 90 comments | 3713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is it time for Nancy Pelosi to resign?

Her stances on waterboarding are all over the place, a real theatre of the absurd. She refuses to privide honest answers,...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 6:50 am | 90 comments | 2632 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 | 3084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 11, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 90 comments | 3832 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 | 3556 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 | 2350 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 | 5975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 3628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Gary Fazzino dies of cancer

Gary Fazzino, a longtime member of the Palo Alto City Council, a two-time mayor and one of the leading experts on local political...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 90 comments | 4077 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 | 3939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Keeping outsiders out of PAUSD

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Original post made by Parent without handles on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by ??, on Aug 4, 2008 at 8:13 am | 89 comments | 3195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman knocked down, robbed in Midtown area

A woman walking on Middlefield Road south of Loma Verde Avenue in Palo Alto was knocked down and robbed of her purse about...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by H, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:17 am | 89 comments | 5055 Views
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Learny Journey Three Times A Day
By Laura Stec | 12 comments | 3,324 views

Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,450 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 29 comments | 1,912 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 24 comments | 1,455 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 14 comments | 948 views