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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Slew of changes eyed for Charleston-Arastradero corridor

The Charleston-Arastradero Road corridor in Palo Alto may not be the city's most famous roadway but it is undoubtedly its...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 5, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 61 comments | 8824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto asks court to dismiss Buena Vista suit

Calling it a "baseless suit," the City of Palo Alto is asking a federal court to reject a court challenge that was leveled...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by bystander , on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 61 comments | 8089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

Intense and persistent efforts over the last year by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to put together a financial...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cleo's mom, on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 61 comments | 5641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven candidates to square off in council race

Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 61 comments | 7695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council backs ban on car idling

An effort in Palo Alto to pass a law barring cars from idling moved ahead on Monday night, when the City Council fully endorsed...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by idle away , on Sep 11, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 61 comments | 3386 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 | 61 comments | 7729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 9165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will school-calendar shift cut or boost stress?

A school board discussion on a proposed academic calendar change Tuesday underscored the sensitivity and complexity of the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 16, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 61 comments | 4617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District responds to 'testing fraud' charge

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly expressed confidence the school district will be able to resolve charges of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by mp parent, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 61 comments | 5631 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scouts files allege molestation in Palo Alto camp

A former director at a Boy Scouts camp based in Palo Alto is among the thousands of people accused of sexually molesting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 61 comments | 3679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District rebuts Duveneck Elementary bullying complaint

In a strongly worded defense of the actions they took in response to bullying complaints at Duveneck Elementary School, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | 61 comments | 7054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 6283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 9881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond the anguish

As the Palo Alto community mourns and reflects on the loss of another Palo Alto teenager — the third in four months —...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:37 am | 61 comments | 8173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Mauling Threat

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Original post made by John on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Dec 8, 2006 at 6:01 pm | 61 comments | 9910 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Closed for cleanup

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Even Another Employee, on Aug 6, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 61 comments | 6500 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virginia tragedy

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 22, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 61 comments | 6407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tell me is ain't so Barack!

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Original post made by Sean on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by about that "attack machine", on Mar 23, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 61 comments | 4770 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Response to Palin Article

Third try to post my reaction to a Palin article on Yahoo.com this morning. Apparently, my opinion was not in sync with Palo...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 61 comments | 3599 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamas Big Speech the Gulf Oil Leak

He's laying out a "battle plan" to fight the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. He's "deploying" the military. The...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pearl Murdock of Fox, on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 61 comments | 5238 Views
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