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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conservationists file complaint over landfill land

A group of Palo Alto conservationists filed a complaint against the city Friday alleging that city officials are violating...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 66 comments | 5485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 6977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Mitchell Park library slips further behind

Already more than a year behind schedule, the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will be even later than that,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by fact checker, on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 5938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of Maybell project complete signature drive

A grassroots effort to stop a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto hit another milestone Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Aug 2, 2013 at 6:48 am | 66 comments | 4390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Verizon tries again for Little League cell tower

The Palo Alto Little League is making a fourth attempt to welcome a cell tower at its ballpark on Middlefield Road, this...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by neighboramn, on Oct 7, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 66 comments | 5749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Leash ordinance not enforced

Lots of free dogs running free outside the dog park at Mitchell park. If You mention to the owners about the Palo alto Leash...

Original post made by green meadow ace on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by great message, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 66 comments | 6035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens panel to aid city in addressing housing shortage

Faced with state mandates and market pressures to build more housing, Palo Alto officials are considering a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by what about legalizing in-laws, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:04 am | 66 comments | 7502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jets everywhere this morning??!!

Anyone know what is happening? Have heard jets roaring an whining overhead since 7am this morning -- are these Google jets...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 9, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 3307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Changes eyed for Palo Alto's animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter is no longer in danger of closing, but city officials agreed on Tuesday night that it's time to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Scottie Zimmerman, on Apr 13, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 66 comments | 5905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Divisive downtown project wins approval

It took three years, 14 public hearings, four different architects and a threatened lawsuit for Elizabeth Wong to win an...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 9, 2017 at 7:59 pm | 66 comments | 8053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Faith cancels petition drive

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Original post made by Thanks, Faith on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 24, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 66 comments | 5346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district gets $200,000 language boost

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Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Palo alto mom, on Jun 20, 2007 at 10:24 pm | 66 comments | 5956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The senior prank saga is over...

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Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Marvin L Foushee, on May 25, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 66 comments | 6652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's Get PAUSD to Fix InClass

Hi there, I've been working with several officials of local schools as well as the PAUSD regarding the inconsistent &...

Original post made by Rajiv Bhateja on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Jan 6, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 5791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park considering suspending Tinsley Settlement

Tinsley settlement The Tinsley voluntary transfer program resulted from a 1986 court settlement over a desegregation lawsuit....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Don't hold EPA back!, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:43 am | 66 comments | 252681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to expand residency verification efforts

Palo Alto school officials plan to expand residency verification efforts to weed out students who may be attending schools...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 66 comments | 4004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck principal resigns unexpectedly

Duveneck School is searching for a new principal following Monday's unexpected resignation of John Lents, effective June...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 25, 2011 at 1:08 pm | 66 comments | 4064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools won't send decile rankings to colleges

In Palo Alto's high-flying high schools, it's crowded at the top. Because of that, the Palo Alto school district next year...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by match, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 66 comments | 9706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja seeks to boost enrollment by 70

Castilleja, an independent middle and high school for girls on Bryant Street, says it will seek permission from the City...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Broken Covenant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 66 comments | 9956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cost of Being A Paly Student

Last Friday Paly's student newspaper, The Campanile, ran an opinion piece written by Paly senior and Campanile editor-in-chief...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brunhilda, on Dec 21, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 66 comments | 6140 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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