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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SCOTUS: John Roberts (hearts) Barack Obama

The Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Puts a death knell in any sort of public option or Medicare-for-all plan anytime...

Original post made by Dorothy R on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:26 am | 125 comments | 3452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 11129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the achievement gap

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 124 comments | 9719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement test data sparks heated discussion

Responding to criticism that he's excessively focused on test scores, Palo Alto School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Finland does it better, on Nov 21, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 124 comments | 43400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painful bullying stories told to school board

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Misha, on Feb 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 124 comments | 7695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

British professors approve plan to boycott Israeli academics, Israeli universities

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Original post made by Tally Ho on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Tally Ho, on Jun 4, 2007 at 9:36 pm | 124 comments | 6063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saturday afternoon, can anyone else hear all the planes?

Is this usual? NON-STOP airplane noise???...

Original post made by What is going on? on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by What is going on?, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 123 comments | 2976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:19 am | 123 comments | 9010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the agency overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible for building the new high-speed rail...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kennard, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 123 comments | 8887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple fans crowd new downtown Palo Alto store

Like Steve Jobs before him, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday dropped by the new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto on its opening...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 30, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 123 comments | 4533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn top nationwide rankings

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Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Student, on Apr 15, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 122 comments | 13136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 10377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails reveal internal school discussions

Palo Alto school-district superintendent Kevin Skelly has made a practice of communicating with school board members via...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Alumni, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:07 am | 122 comments | 100660 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theater employees suspected of embezzlement

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Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by David Taylor, on May 11, 2008 at 11:58 pm | 122 comments | 14117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A miscarriage of justice

Last week, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky used his sentencing powers to impose his own view of the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by lookbeyondwhatUC, on Jun 23, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 122 comments | 13196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soccer is boring

Why is soccer such a smash amongst most of the world's nations? It is such a boring game. Basically, it is just semi-organized...

Original post made by Frank on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by World Cup Fan, on Jul 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 122 comments | 20677 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle-dwelling ban in Palo Alto moves forward

Palo Alto's Policy and Services Committee voted on Tuesday night to move forward an ordinance that would ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 122 comments | 8160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents form watchdog group around Castilleja plans

Promising vigorous scrutiny of every aspect of a proposed expansion at Castilleja School, Old Palo Alto residents have formed...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by PA, on Feb 27, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 122 comments | 10878 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to bring public onboard for 'grade separation' debate

Faced with a new set of challenges and opportunities, as well as a transformed political landscape, the Palo Alto City Council's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 22, 2017 at 1:38 pm | 122 comments | 7909 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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