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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council rejects appeal of modernist building

The City Council on Monday shot down an appeal of a modernist development at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto that appellant...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 12, 2013 at 12:58 am | 59 comments | 10932 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents rally to save their homes

More than 40 Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents on Thursday protested against the planned evictions from their longtime...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by member, on May 7, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 59 comments | 20139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 10899 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design contest set to kick off for Palo Alto's new bike bridge

Palo Alto officials agree that the city's new bike bridge over Highway 101 should be a "landmark" structure that showcases...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Dec 11, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 59 comments | 7848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 6691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure heads toward final chapter

With the City Council just days away from making a decision on the closure of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, supporters of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on May 27, 2015 at 10:32 am | 59 comments | 8258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Motorists ignoring new Middlefield turning restrictions

New signs to prohibit left-hand turns from Everett and Hawthorne avenues onto busy Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Karen Marincovich, on Jul 13, 2015 at 2:11 pm | 59 comments | 8704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Offer made to buy mobile home park

The effort to save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, took another step forward after a nonprofit corporation sent a bid to owner...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by Wally, on Aug 18, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 59 comments | 10518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 6413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by bemused, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:28 pm | 59 comments | 3089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Discussion on Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Parent on May. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 28, 2007 at 10:13 am | 59 comments | 6014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The other difference between Gunn and Paly

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by soaki, on Apr 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 59 comments | 8973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pledge of Allegiance

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Original post made by Mid -Town Mom on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Russell, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:24 am | 59 comments | 4568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, Paly vow changes after hazing article

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Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by another paly student, on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 59 comments | 7072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drugs in middle school

My 12 year old looked stoned and had red eyes on several occasions after hanging out with friends after school for a couple...

Original post made by Middle school parent on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by kid, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 4926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

600-plus kids at Ohlone?

This is actually a repost of a reply I wrote to Resident in the Asian Population thread. Obviously, it's a different topic,...

Original post made by OhlonePar on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 28, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 59 comments | 4213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Most students get outside help in math

Parents of more than 57 percent of Palo Alto's elementary school students provide supplemental math assistance outside of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 59 comments | 7323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board to offer make-up SAT

The College Board will offer a special "make-up exam in the very near future" or refund fees after a scheduled administration...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dodging, on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 59 comments | 14227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caswell, Dauber, Emberling for school board

The last time there was an election for school board in Palo Alto was five years ago, just a few months after Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 59 comments | 7334 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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