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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 2873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nurses' union seeks binding arbitration in dispute

The nurses' union has asked Stanford and Lucile Packard hospitals to enter binding arbitration to settle their bitter contract...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by jb, on May 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 58 comments | 2284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto

Recent layoffs and salary freezes will not save the City of Palo Alto from years of budget deficits as health care and pension...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Walter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:24 am | 58 comments | 3118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 4579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City peeved over 'Color of Palo Alto'

The artist of a popular piece of temporary art has come under fire from City of Palo Alto staff for failing to provide a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 58 comments | 2866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 6729 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with citywide fiber plan

The good news for Palo Alto's technophiles is that if all goes as planned, construction of a long-sought, citywide ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Silly Me, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | 58 comments | 29598 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 58 comments | 8345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site

After seeings its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 58 comments | 8251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents, supporters ask for comparable compensation

The washing machines and dryers are infested with cockroaches, but Blanca Fonseca still wants to live in Buena Vista Mobile...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 58 comments | 5462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-tech hub proposed for Palo Alto's Varsity Theatre

Plans for downtown's historic Varsity Theatre took another turn this week when building owner Chop Keenan submitted a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Marianne, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 58 comments | 10488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by JS, on Sep 5, 2014 at 11:58 pm | 58 comments | 4471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD crisis: Bargaining Issues or Leadership?

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Original post made by ABC on Oct. 7, 2006
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 15, 2006 at 7:55 pm | 58 comments | 6751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Messages we send our kids through the gifts we give

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Original post made by Joanna on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Anamika, on Sep 3, 2007 at 6:59 pm | 58 comments | 7292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are friends and foes of Mandarin immersion really oceans apart?

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Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by oh brother, on Jun 25, 2007 at 9:47 pm | 58 comments | 5694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Really Mad about Magazine Pushing

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 17, 2007
Last comment by former JLS student council member, on Sep 30, 2007 at 11:50 pm | 58 comments | 5962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Principal

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Original post made by Jordan Dad on Mar. 1, 2008
Last comment by former Addison parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:40 am | 58 comments | 13019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'egg war' suspensions may be scrubbed

Students who were suspended for participating in Palo Alto High School's "egg wars" have been told the suspensions will be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Mom, on Dec 12, 2009 at 7:31 pm | 58 comments | 2530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent evaluation news needed

We have no news from the evaluation of the superintendent by the board from the February 6 meeting. Can the Weekly ask a...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Money well spent, on May 9, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 58 comments | 4399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Parents shudder, too, on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 58 comments | 14728 Views
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