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Price walks fine line in supporting high-speed-rail brief

Palo Alto may be one of the staunchest opponents of California's controversial high-speed rail system, but one council member...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 16, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 47 comments | 11642 Views


Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools

Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 47 comments | 14494 Views


Growth debate tests city's height limits

With development anxieties running high in Palo Alto, the city's planning commissioners on Wednesday pondered three different...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jul 26, 2014 at 9:23 am | 47 comments | 7312 Views


Real-world PA Town Square?

I've been thinking it'd be fun to have a real-world gathering of PAOnline Forum posters/members, a civil, friendly gathering...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:50 am | 47 comments | 1494 Views


Council candidates split on growth, united on wage

Palo Alto's council candidates have plenty of quibbles when it comes to growth and development, but on Tuesday they found...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 5, 2014 at 8:40 am | 47 comments | 10330 Views


Miki approved as new College Terrace grocer

Miki Werness, whose well acclaimed but financially troubled grocery store fizzled in Alma Village last year, will get another...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2014 at 7:44 am | 47 comments | 8642 Views


Editorial: Slowing development, one project at a time

It's probably no one's idea of how to best craft new policies and expectations for commercial developers in Palo Alto, but...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 9, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 47 comments | 4620 Views


PAF rallies the troups (once again)

From their recent email to their followers: "We have got another chance to speak up about the housing crisis on Monday November...

Original post made by ambivalent PAF member on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by the drumbeat continues, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:50 am | 47 comments | 1484 Views


City Auditor blasts Media Center

Midpeninsula Community Media Center, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that produces educational shows, hosts video classes and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on May 13, 2016 at 6:09 am | 47 comments | 6800 Views


With new pension contract, Palo Alto takes aim at growing problem

On Monday, the Palo Alto City Council will vote on a contract aimed at containing the city's looming pension liability by...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2017 at 6:37 pm | 47 comments | 4590 Views


Palo Alto schools lottery process revamped


Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 26, 2008 at 6:19 pm | 47 comments | 10054 Views


Algebra for all 8th graders


Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 47 comments | 5974 Views


Trustees to discuss primary math text options

Facing protest over their choice of a new elementary school math textbook, Palo Alto school administrators have invited parents...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomathtextbooks, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 47 comments | 6747 Views


Barron Park program trims 'achievement gap'

At-risk students are achieving meaningful gains in reading, mathematics and school attitudes in a small "College Bound" program...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 am | 47 comments | 3852 Views


Larger classes top list of proposed school cuts

Boosting elementary school class size by one student and cutting discretionary funds for school principals are among $3.7...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Love the politicians, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 47 comments | 3310 Views


Ohlone lottery

Ohlone lottery results became available. There were 7 applicants per each spot. We live a block away from school, but we...

Original post made by Midtown mom on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 47 comments | 7210 Views


Winter Break Homework - It's Baaack

In 2008, the PAUSD Board, responding to concerns about student stress, ok'ed a "no homework" policy for winter break in 2009/10...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 47 comments | 4864 Views


School board majority may favor pre-break finals

A majority of Palo Alto Board of Education members suggested Tuesday they will support a proposed calendar that will end...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 47 comments | 4155 Views


Parents who want to attend School Board Meeting to protest mega High Schools

This thread is to put forward ideas and to help organize all parents who are interested in attending School Board meeting...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 47 comments | 2679 Views


Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 12444 Views
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