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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to extend ban on outdoor pot growth

Outdoor cultivation of cannabis will remain illegal in Palo Alto for at least another year-and-a-half under a proposal that...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Use Our Beautiful Sunshine, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:31 pm | 44 comments | 4405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford buys homes in College Terrace, raising questions

In order to meet the housing needs of its faculty, Stanford University has stepped up buying single-family homes throughout...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Lalo, on Jul 26, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 44 comments | 9189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anti-idling proposal steers toward education

Palo Alto drivers caught running their engines without going anywhere could be slapped with a fine but will more likely receive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by I can't sit by and do nothing, on Dec 19, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 44 comments | 2979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter of complaint and retraction?

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 30, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Oct 4, 2006 at 3:17 pm | 44 comments | 9591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are PAUSD Schools Excellent?

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Original post made by Working Mother of Three on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by parent, on Feb 24, 2007 at 4:33 pm | 44 comments | 6724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Diligence on New Superintendent Sufficient?

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Original post made by RWE on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 19, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 44 comments | 15052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 7203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullies not welcome at Barron Park Elementary

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Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by FF, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 44 comments | 6428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district plans for boundary changes

With plans underway to reopen Garland School in November 2010, the school board discussed reconfiguring school boundaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:57 am | 44 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendations for struggling Gunn student?

We have a student struggling at Gunn and don't know what our options are for getting more support. The key stress is keeping...

Original post made by Worried Gunn parent on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 44 comments | 4690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents reflect on 'Growing Up Asian'

What does the growth in Asian enrollment mean for Palo Alto's public schools, and the community at large? That was the question...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 4, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 44 comments | 4057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district will try again on new calendar

When the dust settled after Tuesday's rancorous Palo Alto Board of Education meeting, at which a scheduled vote on academic...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 44 comments | 6153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about new classes at Paly

Three new classes proposed for Palo Alto High School next year are part of a larger effort to better "align" high school...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by local parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:35 am | 44 comments | 5420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Overall school-bond tax bills to rise 19.5 percent

Property owners in the Palo Alto school district will see higher tax bills following school board approval last week of a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:02 am | 44 comments | 6692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's House -- PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Times covered the protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's Hamilton Avenue home yesterday. Charlie and...

Original post made by Cal Teachers on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 5786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: So far, all take, no give on Cubberley site

We had high hopes in November, 2011 when the Palo Alto City Council adopted an ambitious work plan aimed at determining a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Alex Panelli, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:18 am | 44 comments | 5400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McGee calls for committee work on new elementary school

The Palo Alto school district's debate over the urgency to open a 13th elementary school, defined by years of delays in decision...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by JLS Mom, on Sep 30, 2014 at 12:13 am | 44 comments | 7166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mysterious school policy proposal becomes hot potato

Palo Alto school board Vice President Melissa Baten Caswell is asking her colleagues to consider adopting additional conflict-of-interest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by kludged, on Dec 8, 2014 at 8:36 am | 44 comments | 9857 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 | 8908 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The looming election

Unusual opportunities exist this fall for qualified and motivated newcomers to seek and win seats on the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Bacon is bad for you, on Apr 3, 2016 at 10:20 pm | 44 comments | 5728 Views
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This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
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