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PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace resident jumps into Palo Alto council race

As a retired aerospace engineer and a newcomer to Palo Alto, Seelam P. Reddy is at once a perfect representative of the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 20, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 87 comments | 6008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Palo Altans want a Charter School?

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 4, 2007 at 1:19 pm | 87 comments | 5342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Allergy restrictions gone too far

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Original post made by Not a Nut on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 16, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 87 comments | 7183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School-bond opponent lays out case

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Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 16, 2008 at 11:53 pm | 87 comments | 4906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids and Palo Alto: What Can We Do?

It seems in the last few days as if our Town Square Forums regarding Palo Alto students have become a bit kinder and more...

Original post made by Can We Talk? on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by BF, on Nov 26, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 87 comments | 8664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 4289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peery family is 'anonymous donor' for new Paly gyms

The family offering to build a new athletic center for Palo Alto High School says it wants to "give back" in ways that enable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 87 comments | 5604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by HomeworkParent, on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 87 comments | 10337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by TJM, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 87 comments | 14302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Marchers urged to boycott shopping in Palo Alto

East Palo Altans and supporters were urged to immediately stop buying things in Palo Alto to protest years of alleged 'racial...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 9, 2008 at 11:29 pm | 87 comments | 2461 Views

AROUND TOWN

City responds to parking woes on Edgewood Drive

Prompted by a flurry of complaints from Edgewood Drive residents about safety, litter, and an influx of cars from East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:18 am | 87 comments | 4307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue sculpture concept unveiled

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 86 comments | 5655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grocers: Proposed plastic-bag ban has wrinkles

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Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by reader, on Apr 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | 86 comments | 4467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 5603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union charges Palo Alto with violating law

Palo Alto's largest labor union has filed an "unfair practice charge" against the city, accusing city officials of acting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dried up Nanny, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 86 comments | 34523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building faces citizen appeal

Downtown resident Douglas Smith, a fan of Spanish-style arcades, ornate awnings and other traditional decorative flourishes,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Citizen appeal, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:11 am | 86 comments | 29853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is wrong with the USPS in Palo Alto?

Today, I was waiting for a package from Amazon that would be delivered through the USPS. I was given a tracking number and...

Original post made by Nayeli on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by mailperson, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 86 comments | 3372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion Sunday night?

About 11:15 p.m. tonight I heard what sounded like a loud explosion. Anyone else hear it, or happen to know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by that photo, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 86 comments | 6052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scott Walker is the next Reagan

Walker is the most potent politician of our times. He didn't flinch, and he believes in his own message, and is comfortable...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 5:51 am | 86 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Homeless

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Original post made by Kate on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by ummm..., on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:42 am | 86 comments | 6862 Views
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