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PALO ALTO ISSUES

District announces elementary leadership shuffle

Four of Palo Alto's 12 elementary school principals will be moving to new positions next school year, with most of them leaving...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tiger Moms, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 10 comments | 7819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 7816 Views

BOOKS

Changing the way we die

What do you want to do with the rest of your life? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/31/changing-the-way-we-die...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 7816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford student speaks out against 'culture of retaliation'

A Stanford University student who was retaliated against following a recent investigation into a fraternity has stepped forward...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by @Bunyip, on May 30, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 22 comments | 7815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 7813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ed Shikada hired as Palo Alto's assistant city manager

Edward Shikada, a former transportation executive who spent nearly a decade in San Jose City Hall before resigning abruptly...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 6, 2015 at 7:25 pm | 24 comments | 7813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council gives wide berth for possible plant

Fifty-one acres of now-defunct Palo Alto landfill will not become parkland in the coming year, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 31 comments | 7810 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 | 7810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do bikers need to stop at stop signs?

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Original post made by Gerald B. on Aug. 22, 2006
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2006 at 1:04 pm | 61 comments | 7808 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto peace walk marks Sept. 11 anniversary

A multifaith march for peace in Palo Alto Sunday afternoon drew hundreds of participants. Walking along Alma Street and Middlefield...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by No apples, no oranges , on Sep 13, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 17 comments | 7807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Increase library efficiency before seeking $$'

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Against Bonds, on Sep 14, 2007 at 7:46 am | 30 comments | 7804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook moves headquarters to Menlo Park

Facebook's plan to shift headquarters from Palo Alto to Menlo Park has possibly been the worst-kept secret of the past month....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Viv, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 7804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A backwards process on Maybell project

Imagine making a substantial family investment in something before determining its value, how other family members felt about...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Nov 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 50 comments | 7802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A 'moon shot' denied

Three of Palo Alto's five school board members courageously and emphatically said 'no' Tuesday night to initiating a months-long...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Innovator, on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:54 pm | 44 comments | 7801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College vying to offer new, affordable four-year degree

Foothill College is in the running to become one of the first California community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor's...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 8, 2015 at 7:37 am | 4 comments | 7799 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 7799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes restrictions on water for fountains, sidewalks

Responding to a statewide call for water conservation at a time of severe drought, Palo Alto is preparing to ban the use...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by CR, on Aug 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm | 18 comments | 7798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class sizes aren't meeting district targets

Thirty-four students in sixth-grade language arts, 33 in seventh-grade math, 34 in first-year French, 34 in U.S. history,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by outisder, on May 11, 2016 at 10:25 am | 51 comments | 7798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crowded council race reaches finish line in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to significantly change the makeup of their City Council on Tuesday when they cast...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 17 comments | 7797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

To get more affordable housing, city may charge developers stiff fees

In their latest attempt to address the city's worsening housing crisis, Palo Alto officials are preparing to sharply raise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by cornwall, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:17 am | 51 comments | 7797 Views
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