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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents challenge proposed traffic signal on Page Mill

A proposal by state, county and local officials to add a traffic signal at the Interstate 280/Page Mill Road interchange...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Pete, on Nov 4, 2015 at 9:33 am | 65 comments | 10619 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another plan for Maybell housing draws fire

The developer of 2.46 acres on Maybell Avenue near Arastradero Road may be up against a considerable battle with some Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by About the Kids, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 65 comments | 8388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Palo Alto's design competition for an iconic bike bridge leading to the Baylands reached a dramatic and surprising conclusion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:28 am | 65 comments | 10404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'urgency' law to protect retail

With Palo Alto's shopping centers thriving, its sales-tax revenues rising and its downtown vacancies virtually nonexistent,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by southbayresident , on May 29, 2015 at 2:04 am | 65 comments | 7748 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Rolling over for BART

Every time transportation sales-tax measures have appeared on Santa Clara County ballots since 1961, Palo Alto voters have...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by dandelion, on Sep 29, 2015 at 10:25 pm | 65 comments | 5879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents complain about geese invasion at Mitchell Park

Honking and flapping, flocks of Canada geese fly each morning over Ken Allen's house in Adobe Meadow. But rather than go...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Oct 3, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 65 comments | 6798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Warning: Height Limit Assault is Upon Us

Found this little surprise in the details of city housing proposals: H2.1.1 PROGRAM To allow for higher density residential...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 65 comments | 5188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Bad tenured teachers hard to fire

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Original post made by julie on Jun. 29, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 7, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 65 comments | 4513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto high schools drop in latest Newsweek rankings

http://www.newsweek.com/id/201160/?s=&q=2009/rank/1 The latest Newsweek high school rankings just came out. Although...

Original post made by Concerned parent on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Apples to apples, on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:15 am | 65 comments | 4462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly proposes shift to pre-holiday final exams

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools should shift their academic calendars to hold first-semester final exams before the December...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 29, 2010 at 10:50 am | 65 comments | 4043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by C, on Oct 5, 2014 at 2:16 am | 65 comments | 10195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 65 comments | 27099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prioritizing choice programs. No new elementary school.

The PAUSD Board of Education will receive an Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) Update at a study session tonight,...

Original post made by South PA Parent on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 65 comments | 2007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board probes impact of mis-budgeted tax revenue

All five Palo Alto school-board members agreed during a special meeting Wednesday afternoon that finding the most fiscally...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 2, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 65 comments | 5448 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men attacked in Midtown Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 22, 2008 at 3:55 pm | 65 comments | 3312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Nov 29, 2008 at 10:37 am | 65 comments | 3579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Parents of East Palo Alto plane crash victim file suit

The parents of a man who died in a plane crash in East Palo Alto in February filed a lawsuit Tuesday (Aug. 17) alleging that...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by daniel, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:50 am | 65 comments | 4306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford sex-assault victim: 'You took away my worth'

Standing in front of a full courtroom in Palo Alto on Thursday, the 23-year-old college graduate who was sexually assaulted...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Vince, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 65 comments | 299735 Views

SPORTS

What's wrong with Stanford Football?

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Original post made by Fan no more on Sep. 27, 2006
Last comment by CalGuy, on Nov 17, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 65 comments | 8132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It's Been a Good Year for Bush

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Original post made by Gary on Dec. 26, 2007
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 22, 2008 at 11:49 am | 65 comments | 4979 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,943 views

Sing and celebrate
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