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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diverse views sought for calendar committee

Hoping for a calmer discussion when it's time to adopt future school calendars, the Board of Education Tuesday called for...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 60 comments | 3243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD student fee policies run contrary to state law

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to adopt Tuesday policies on gym uniforms and summer school classes that violate...

Original post made by Curious on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 31, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 60 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR finds retaliation by San Carlos schools from IEP meeting recording

A Daily News article reported yesterday that the OCR found retaliation by the San Carlos School District in a case based...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jumping the shark, on Mar 19, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 60 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner identifies man in fatal crash at Peers Park

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Original post made on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Steve Z, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:26 am | 60 comments | 4411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents react to Arastradero Rd. shooting

A reported shooting left one man wounded and one man being sought at an apartment complex in the 500 block of Arastradero...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by questioning, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 60 comments | 4570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Droid theft in Palo Alto draws police, helicopter

Palo Alto police were out in force Tuesday night -- including the use of a Santa Clara County sheriff's helicopter -- to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 10, 2010 at 11:42 am | 60 comments | 3206 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student hospitalized after bike, SUV collide

A Palo Alto High School student was hospitalized after his bicycle collided with an SUV on his way to school Tuesday, Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Nov 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 60 comments | 5451 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City of Palo Alto finds high-speed rail allies

As they seek a greater say on the state's proposed high-speed rail system, Palo Alto officials are finding allies both within...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by If it is being rushed through, what are they hiding?, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | 60 comments | 2643 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Waterboarding led to OBL

Without waterboarding, KSM would have kept quiet. Turns out that KSM, having been softened up via waterboarding, got a little...

Original post made by Gary on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 60 comments | 5035 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Egg wars' come back to Palo Alto school board

The controversial "egg wars" of last October came back to bite the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday when a lawyer asked...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 60 comments | 3648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 2914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ponders how to spend $40M from Stanford

Palo Alto will have almost $40 million at its disposal to spend on health programs, affordable housing, infrastructure and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 27, 2011 at 8:22 am | 60 comments | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking program a tough sell for Professorville

Residents of Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood cheered and applauded when the City Council created the city's first...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by IT WAS A MONEY GRAB, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:30 am | 60 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell opponents accuse city of 'fraud'

When Palo Alto officials agreed Thursday to send a controversial housing development on Maybell Avenue to a November vote,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by PAcitizens, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:45 am | 60 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn students take on 'Vagina Monologues'

Students at Gunn High School are mounting a production of "The Vagina Monologues" -- a Valentine's Day staple on colleges...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 60 comments | 14271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 3894 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 5927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 59 comments | 1872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 2456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 4584 Views
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