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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain cautious about Palo Alto requests

While the City of Palo Alto is putting its weight behind the importance of restricting access to the rail corridor to prevent...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by NailOnTheHead, on May 6, 2015 at 11:44 am | 45 comments | 6640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community notebook: Changing the conversation around climate change

For the average person who feels a certain hopelessness about climate change, the City of Palo Alto Library, environmental...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 45 comments | 11452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to raise minimum wage

Palo Alto is a relative latecomer when it comes to establishing a minimum wage, but a new proposal that the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Aug 23, 2015 at 11:17 am | 45 comments | 5231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford announces 10 new retail stores

Stanford Shopping Center is entering its final phase of renovation, and on Tuesday, Simon Property Group, which owns the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Tried and Failed, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 45 comments | 19397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by NotAYuppy, on Jun 30, 2016 at 2:24 am | 45 comments | 2067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council strikes down Lytton Avenue project

A downtown resident scored a victory Monday night in his battle against a three-story development planned on his block when...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:45 am | 45 comments | 11321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto changes course on housing fees

In an unusual move that reflected Palo Alto's shifting political dynamics, the City Council reversed on Monday night its...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Apr 1, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 45 comments | 6378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pension costs cast a shadow over city budget

As budget season kicked off in Palo Alto this week, there was no talk of service reductions, staffing cuts or painful choices....

Original post made on May. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on May 11, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 45 comments | 4272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-end restaurant sparks debate over outdoor seating

When Anthony Secviar and Dennis Kelly, alums of three-Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry in Yountville, decided...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Cares, on Jun 13, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 45 comments | 7191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department to cut positions as it deals with falling revenue

The Palo Alto Fire Department plans to eliminate 11 positions -- roughly 10 percent of its workforce -- to deal with falling...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Stewart Hill, on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:02 pm | 45 comments | 5833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Choice Schools Creating Ethnic Segration? Shouldn't We Care?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 25, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 1, 2007 at 2:35 pm | 45 comments | 6893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: Fight 'devastating' state $$ cuts

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Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Caught sleeping, on Nov 28, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 45 comments | 5042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Environmental lessons cap Earth Month

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by k corbett, on Aug 4, 2008 at 11:24 am | 45 comments | 4511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Mac'sSmoke Shop Ad on this site legal and ethical ?

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Original post made by julie on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by sam, on Jul 2, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 45 comments | 3303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families hoping to join Palo Alto district hit setback

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Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 4737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens knock off 'living skills' requisite in summer term

A scramble to fulfill the "living skills" requirement for high school graduation prompted nearly 500 students to enroll in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jul 31, 2013 at 11:00 am | 45 comments | 24151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 7899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, scaled-back summer school on board agenda

Updates on this year's summer school as well as on counseling programs in Palo Alto's middle schools and high schools will...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 12, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 45 comments | 4446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 7052 Views
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