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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 6884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 3743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City racks up costs as Cal Ave streetscape project evolves

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a controversial plan to reduce lanes and make a host of streetscape...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by nailed by a car, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 62 comments | 5601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware the coming Real Estate Bubble Burst

Palo ALto prices are up 36 percent on last year. Beware the bubble. Most of the pressure is coming from Chinese Money....

Original post made by chaz on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 62 comments | 4014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library set to open in the fall

Palo Alto's botched and beleaguered reconstruction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center is now set conclude...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 26, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 62 comments | 8846 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers a 'net-zero' growth vision

As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 62 comments | 21973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's so bad about a charter?

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Original post made by Optimist on May. 7, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 27, 2007 at 9:43 am | 62 comments | 5080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Anna Luskin dies from car crash

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Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Jul 31, 2008 at 7:02 pm | 62 comments | 12248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to set calendar, discuss Mandarin

Two hot-button issues will come before the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night -- a proposed change to the academic...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Q, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:36 am | 62 comments | 3301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber enters Palo Alto school board race

Parent activist Ken Dauber announced Tuesday, Aug. 7, he will run for the Palo Alto school board in this November's election,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Sep 4, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 62 comments | 5146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toddlers, protesters come to school board

Toddlers and poster-bearing protesters added sounds and colors to normally staid surroundings as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 62 comments | 2973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'de-laning' proposal off the table

Palo Alto school district officials apparently have reversed their recommendation to de-lane freshman English at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tokheim can't manage, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:38 am | 62 comments | 14153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventy-six in Palo Alto school district get tenure

Seventy-six Palo Alto teachers, counselors and administrators were granted tenure, or "permanent status," Tuesday night by...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by teacher evals, on Mar 28, 2014 at 7:29 am | 62 comments | 25515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday's school board debate: Submit your questions!

What questions would you like asked of the five candidates for Palo Alto school board? Post them here and the Weekly...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Weekly (really) :), on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:47 am | 62 comments | 2295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students: 'Right now is the time to act'

At Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo Alto students made passionate pleas that short-term, immediate changes be made to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 62 comments | 11049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Mauling Threat

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Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Dec 8, 2006 at 6:01 pm | 62 comments | 7685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shooting victim taken off life support, dies

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Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by vf, on Jul 21, 2008 at 9:57 pm | 62 comments | 3887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly editorial urges police chief to step down

Embattled Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson should step down as police chief in the face of a firestorm of protest about...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by tj, on Nov 10, 2008 at 7:56 pm | 62 comments | 2462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ban on car dwelling loses support in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is preparing to abandon a deeply divisive proposal to ban vehicle dwelling and to explore instead a program in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by thompsonr, on Apr 25, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 62 comments | 3492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Crimes

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on May. 19, 2007
Last comment by John, on May 23, 2007 at 7:41 pm | 62 comments | 4017 Views
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