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School board approves 12 percent pay increases for teachers

The Palo Alto school board approved Tuesday night in a 4-to-1 vote a 12 percent base salary increase for teachers over three...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by I Remember Too, on Apr 26, 2017 at 3:52 pm | 61 comments | 6628 Views

RESTAURANTS

do you tip for take-out food?

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Original post made by curious on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Keith, on Oct 12, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 61 comments | 11378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 16, 2015 at 8:29 am | 60 comments | 12422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA teacher faces misdemeanor charges for party

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Original post made by A Parent on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anon3, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm | 60 comments | 9048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinconada Pool closed again

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Original post made by Jake on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 18, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 60 comments | 9318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council plans to discuss Iran

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Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Amy, on Dec 11, 2007 at 2:39 pm | 60 comments | 5284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 6506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Declaration of war' in nurses' contract impasse

A bitter contract dispute between Stanford and Packard hospitals and their nurses' union has reached a stalemate, with the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gee, on Feb 21, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 60 comments | 10698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Inflation for real families

I went down to my local grocery store, today, and purchased a typical basket of groceries. I was shocked! I have also been...

Original post made by Keri on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 60 comments | 4811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto commission defends 'planned community' zoning

Despite much community anxiety, Palo Alto's planning commissioners made a case Wednesday for preserving the city's "planned...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by another voter, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:30 am | 60 comments | 5507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marc Berman sets sights on Sacramento

Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman is now looking to Sacramento. Berman, who was elected to the council in 2012, said...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:27 pm | 60 comments | 9338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors offer aid in preserving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed today to the Board of Supervisors to use $8 million from its affordable...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by EnjoyPaloAltoANDbeHappy, on Jan 30, 2015 at 10:57 am | 60 comments | 10397 Views

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Palo Alto to consider encouraging more granny units

They are small, relatively affordable and can be built without zone changes or public hearings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:41 am | 60 comments | 8611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council deals a blow to downtown project

The bitter tug-of-war between a developer looking to construct a four-story building on University Avenue and neighbors who...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Uh-Uh, on Dec 4, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 60 comments | 6935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School district asks for quick approval of big pay raises

The Palo Alto school district has reached what it says are its first-ever multi-year contracts with teachers and classified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gunn High Parent , on May 21, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 60 comments | 6987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature offers boost to storm drain fee increase campaign

Palo Alto officials could hardly have chosen a better week to start mailing out ballots for their campaign to raise fees...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by Competent oversight?, on Mar 15, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 60 comments | 8746 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Electric rates set to surge in Palo Alto

Despite a wet winter that recharged Palo Alto's hydroelectric supplies, the city's electric customers could be in for a shock...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by PT Barnum, on Mar 31, 2017 at 9:38 am | 60 comments | 7309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider protocols Aug. 28

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 12, 2007 at 10:39 am | 60 comments | 8870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Diverse views sought for calendar committee

Hoping for a calmer discussion when it's time to adopt future school calendars, the Board of Education Tuesday called for...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 60 comments | 5584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD student fee policies run contrary to state law

The Palo Alto Board of Education is set to adopt Tuesday policies on gym uniforms and summer school classes that violate...

Original post made by Curious on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 31, 2013 at 10:37 pm | 60 comments | 4028 Views
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