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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 | 8983 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 | 15074 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 | 6970 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 | 6311 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 | 5481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man, 71, arrested for gun threat

A Palo Alto man's frustration over parking in front of his home escalated into a threat to return to his neighbor's home...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:33 am | 63 comments | 4504 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 | 4283 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 | 3547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may investigate theater investigations

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Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on May 24, 2008 at 12:40 pm | 63 comments | 5212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits student biker on Webster and Embarcadero

A young eager high school student from our community lay fallen under his crushed bike in the street walkway of Webster and...

Original post made by Palo Alto Citizen on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by I bike, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 63 comments | 4367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes slew of bicycle improvements

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to overtake Portland, Ore., and become the nation's top bicycling destination includes expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:07 am | 63 comments | 6526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board rejects Zuckerberg's plans for homes

Mark Zuckerberg's plan to demolish and replace his four homes in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood took an unexpected...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:26 am | 63 comments | 22666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 7882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 62 comments | 7708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 5918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 62 comments | 4473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Clearcutting' surprises city manager, council

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis Grant, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 62 comments | 5174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 8077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 4715 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE