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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 63 comments | 7584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Searsville Dam in place is a good solution

On May 1, the day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article titled "1000 dams down and counting"...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton , on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16 pm | 63 comments | 8708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groundwater is a valuable resource, not construction waste

While Palo Alto was urging residents to save water under California's mandated restrictions, we and other neighbors watched...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Shut Up, on Dec 15, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 63 comments | 5834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Narrower lanes on Middlefield Road could slow traffic, improve safety

Middlefield Road in Palo Alto is scheduled for some updates that officials hope will improve safety around Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 10, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 63 comments | 8271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arthur Keller enters Council race in Palo Alto

Arthur Keller, a former Palo Alto planning commissioner with a long record of scrutinizing new developments, challenging...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:57 pm | 63 comments | 5848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What 'quality of life' means to me

Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/10/28/guest-opinion posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rpthank you for writing this, on Nov 6, 2016 at 11:24 am | 63 comments | 6114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driving away from cars

Sometime between now and 2030, Page Mill Road will get new lanes, buses will run with greater frequency along El Camino Real,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 23, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 63 comments | 3543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FYI - Mandarin Immersion back on the School Board Agenda

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2007 at 7:55 pm | 63 comments | 7877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district unfurls plan for $378M bond

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Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Arden Pennell, on Jan 31, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 63 comments | 5107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local STAR test results show mixed progress

Palo Alto students continued to score well while East Palo Alto students showed mixed improvement on California's Standardized...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by pamom, on Aug 25, 2011 at 9:30 am | 63 comments | 4683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers Should post grades and assignments online in a timely manner

Kids are more than data Editor, A hue and cry is being raised by some local parents to demand that our schoolteachers...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by parent of a Vicenti student, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 63 comments | 11606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A big job ahead to combat underlying causes of bullying

A big job ahead to combat underlying causes of bullying Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19240...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Astonished, on Jul 24, 2013 at 7:39 am | 63 comments | 6431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sports, teen social issues, personal growth & behavioral risks

Hi all, As a parent with children at Paly, I wanted to share with the community some thoughts I hope will be helpful...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mom of Senior, on Jan 19, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 63 comments | 6800 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers propose new classes for Palo Alto

Palo Alto school board members reacted to teachers' proposals for a host of new class offerings for 2014-15, and indicated...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Jan 30, 2014 at 10:22 pm | 63 comments | 9320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wisconsin principal named to head Gunn High School

Denise Herrmann, the principal of a suburban high school near Madison, Wisconsin, has been nominated to become the new principal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on May 24, 2014 at 9:15 am | 63 comments | 15951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health professionals urge board to consider later school start times

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by and for learning, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 am | 63 comments | 7327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Once a Little Girl, on May 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 63 comments | 6729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Palo Alto tree sprayed with graffiti

Palo Alto's iconic El Palo Alto tree has been sprayed with graffiti by one or more vandals, who also left alcohol containers...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Zelda, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 63 comments | 6142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail: On the wrong track?

Midpeninsula city officials are assailing California's high-speed rail project, which state officials hope will connect San...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 63 comments | 4614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The tsunami online

As surely as it crashed over the publishing and music industries, the Internet is inexorably remaking the world of education....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 63 comments | 3911 Views
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