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PALO ALTO ISSUES

El Camino housing project earns cautious support

For Palo Alto's housing advocates, the apartment complex proposed for the busy corner of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by hewmin, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:12 am | 67 comments | 8933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Egg Wars/Suspensions

Finding it challenging to get facts about what is happening at Paly. Rumors are flying. Would appreciate factual information...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by JTay, on Oct 29, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 67 comments | 3788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is It Possible to Be a Student at Gunn or Paly and Not Be Stressed?

After reading so many posts about the stress levels at Gunn and Paly, I'm wondering whether it's even possible to be a student...

Original post made by Worried on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Oct 19, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 67 comments | 4342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 7239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens enthusiastic about new school calendar

High school students soundly endorsed recent reforms to the Palo Alto's academic calendar in informal interviews conducted...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:18 am | 67 comments | 4011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Touchy school calendar issue is back

The hot-button issue of school calendars returns to the Board of Education Tuesday, Oct. 22, as members must vote before...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by mom of 11th grade student, on Oct 23, 2013 at 11:49 am | 67 comments | 19275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Changing the tide' on youth mental illness

More than 300 local parents, educators, clinicians and community members gathered Tuesday morning to discuss ways to combat...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Children's Health Council, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 67 comments | 4671 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest suspect following manhunt

Palo Alto police arrested Cameron Conley, 19, of Oakland after a nearly three-hour manhunt near downtown Palo Alto Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 67 comments | 6054 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan

What do you think - bold? A winner? A winner for Cain in California?...

Original post made by the Body Politic on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2011 at 8:21 am | 67 comments | 3302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hurting Cuba

The U.S. is trying to blame Cuba's poverty and troubles and everything else on Fidel Castro, when for 50 years the U.S. has...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by D Pepp, on Jun 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 67 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The perils of innovation

'Innovation' is a word we all love to use to distinguish our region's culture and values from other places and to impress...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:22 am | 67 comments | 4735 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Alma Plaza decision as a window into Palo Alto politics

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Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jun 22, 2007 at 3:06 pm | 66 comments | 5301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anonymity cause online rudeness?

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 2, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 66 comments | 20953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gore gives Nobel Prize proceeds to Palo Alto nonprofit

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Original post made on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 15, 2007 at 12:45 pm | 66 comments | 5488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrest made in case of abducted Gunn student

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dissapointed By Stander, on Nov 5, 2007 at 5:17 pm | 66 comments | 8518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Global warming will lead to crop losses

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Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by simple, on May 29, 2008 at 4:29 am | 66 comments | 5236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents rail against proposed high-speed train, demand transparency, involvement

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 1, 2009 at 12:31 am | 66 comments | 4603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed trains

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense informational meeting...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by No Blasting, on Oct 28, 2013 at 10:40 pm | 66 comments | 4138 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto begins process to rename Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza officially began its transformation into Thoits Plaza Monday night, when the Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Larry Cone, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:40 am | 66 comments | 4036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Chilling recordings relate plane-crash fears

Two audio recordings of communications between air-traffic controllers reveal rising anxiety and a tense exchange as the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Stan Faust, on May 4, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 66 comments | 4516 Views
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