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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In search of a 'community conversation'

Palo Alto's new planning director, Hillary Gitelman, got her first dose of the Palo Alto process Monday night, as the city...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by crescent Park Dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 6878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority against opening new high school

A majority of the Palo Alto school board stated unequivocally Tuesday night that they don't support even the exploration...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by My Take, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:43 am | 47 comments | 6876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 'homework policy' likely for next year

A new homework policy for Palo Alto students -- with rules outlining specific amounts of time kids should be spending on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on May 29, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 25 comments | 6875 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Troubled Sister City -- Oaxaca

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Gail Sredanovic, on Jan 16, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 6874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 6871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 6868 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep wins one but loses more

==B Friday's prep football== Andrew Segre was the star performer on Friday night for Sacred Heart Prep (5-0), as the senior...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 6868 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call for railroad 'quiet zone' gets louder in Palo Alto

A grassroots call to establish a "quiet zone" for a segment of Palo Alto's rail corridor picked up some volume Monday night...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 68 comments | 6866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford psychiatry department to host interactive parent-ed event

Staff from the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry will be leading an interactive event in Palo Alto next week to...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 22 comments | 6866 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal begins five-game stretch vs. top teams

==B Stanford football== Starting this week, Stanford embarks upon a series of football games that likely will make or...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 6865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why MI at Ohlone is a Good Deal for PAUSD

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Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jun. 1, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 5, 2007 at 3:25 pm | 113 comments | 6864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Paly student's year in Brazil

Many teens wouldn't consider taking a year to go abroad, especially during high school. Maybe they're scared of starting...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 20, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 6863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Grow, or die

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Original post made by Anna on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by pat, on Mar 6, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 44 comments | 6861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holman, Scharff, DuBois and Filseth secure Palo Alto council seats

In a sweeping victory for critics of recent development trends, Palo Alto voters elected on Tuesday three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 6861 Views

AROUND TOWN

July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by MR, on Jul 9, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 23 comments | 6860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board agrees to open 13th elementary

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Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 102 comments | 6859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School Poisoned Earth

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Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Joshie, on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 54 comments | 6858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone tried Young Builders in Midtown?

A new storefront has opened in Midtown near Subway called Young Builders. It appears to offer classes for kids to make wooden...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 8, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 6 comments | 6857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, critics discuss testy exchange

A testy exchange involving a child at a school board meeting emerged as a flash point as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 74 comments | 6857 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 6857 Views
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