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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: Library Foundation pushes to furnish city's libraries

Palo Alto's politicos, civic leaders and bookworms rejoiced in November 2008 when voters resoundingly passed Measure N, a...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Dec 7, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 12 comments | 7132 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 | 7132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley man arrested in child porn sweep

Detectives from a regional Internet-crimes task force have arrested Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, on felony charges...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 27, 2012 at 5:56 pm | 5 comments | 7131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 7131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford housing proposal faces appeal

A proposal by Stanford University to build 180 housing units on California Avenue under a 2005 agreement with the city is...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 51 comments | 7128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train hits car, service suspended

Caltrain service was suspended Friday just after 5 p.m. when a train hit an automobile at the Charleston Road crossing in...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 20, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 144 comments | 7128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rebounding from loss, refocusing on the students

2015 in the Palo Alto Unified School District was, indelibly, a year of immense loss but also one of significant change and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jan 5, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 41 comments | 7126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 21 comments | 7126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls response to illegal demolition at Edgewood Plaza

Palo Alto officials are considering imposing new conditions, including an environmental study and additional "public benefits,"...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by J, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 69 comments | 7124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching technology in PA schools

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Original post made by Carol on Aug. 30, 2006
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 5, 2006 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 7124 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on May 23, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 7122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 7121 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Robots fly, swim and mow lawns at 'block party'

They ranged from funky robot pirates to sleek, sophisticated surgical devices and a robotic guide for the blind that could...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Meds, on Apr 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 7117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to know about 'mow and blow'

When it comes to the value of using a leaf blower, opinions blow in all directions. Gardeners, landscapers and maintenance...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2015 at 9:08 pm | 8 comments | 7114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous too, on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:29 am | 120 comments | 7112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protracted lawsuit against Stanford Blood Bank ends

A five-year legal battle between Stanford Blood Bank and a man who claims he developed a severe infection as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by 10 Gallon hat, on Aug 18, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 5 comments | 7111 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Setting a CA tax penalty precedent - help please!

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Original post made by California Citizen on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by alan, on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:20 am | 9 comments | 7110 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonds for libraries, 'COPs' for police building

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by spend spend, on Feb 21, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 105 comments | 7109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High School graduates 2009

Gunn High School graduates Class of 2009: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12702...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Parent of a Gunn student, on Jun 12, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 4 comments | 7108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford panel: economy, not war on poverty, failed

The U.S. economy's failure to deliver jobs has left the country with persistently high rates of poverty and income and wealth...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jan 17, 2014 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 7108 Views
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