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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

Water is the new 'oil' Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/05/23/positively-green posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by resident, on May 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating small

Sunset Magazine's annual Celebration Weekend will kick off May 31, with festivities running through the following day, when...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 28, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board heads to Illinois to vet superintendent nominee

Four Palo Alto school board members and a group of local education officials will be traveling to Aurora, Illinois, tomorrow...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on May 28, 2014 at 11:16 am | 79 comments | 7988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public may comment today on new superintendent

Members of the public today have the opportunity to comment on the appointment of Glenn "Max" McGee as the new superintendent...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tim G, on May 28, 2014 at 7:14 am | 13 comments | 21255 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

At a luncheon in Mountain View last November, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo overheard John Indergand talking about his service in...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Arthur F. Adams, on May 27, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 7 comments | 4411 Views

AROUND TOWN

So...Speaking of City Managers

What cities have good city managers? We sure don't in EPA. Many of us miss ML Gordon. The PA asst city manager heading down...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 27, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 7 comments | 670 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal heading to Indiana for postseason baseball

Stanford will continue its baseball season in the NCAA tournament. The Cardinal (30-23) received a No. 3 seed in the Bloomington,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 27, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 29814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dress Code for High School

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Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by resident 1, on May 27, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 72 comments | 21271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is Town Square So Out of Sync With Dominant Free Speech Norms of the Internet; or, is this Forum Not a Forum Anymore Due to Heavy-Handed Editing of Posts

I have noticed a trend which seems to have accelerated recently in which the publisher of Paloaltoonline has edited not only...

Original post made by village idiot on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 27, 2014 at 7:56 am | 25 comments | 3604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County joins lawsuit against drug firms

Santa Clara County joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on May 27, 2014 at 6:51 am | 4 comments | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Title IX issues raised in latest federal civil-rights case

A complaint to the federal Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) was filed March 5 by a Gunn High School...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by frustrated mom, on May 26, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 1497 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets avenge a setback

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Midgets suffered only one loss during the 2011 regular season on their way to the American Youth Football...

Original post made on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by @CoolHitta, on May 26, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 3290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than just a 3 Day weekend....

Memorial Day...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by True, on May 26, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 18 comments | 785 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Great Developer Giveaway -- Hidden Inurement

When Palo Alto increases the zoning density on a parcell of land, it is a gift of a Public Asset to a private individual,...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on May. 26, 2014
Last comment by Important Point, on May 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 529 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to weigh in on a smaller council

Palo Alto voters will likely have a chance in November to do something that hasn't been done in more than four decades: change...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not smaller, on May 25, 2014 at 2:24 pm | 32 comments | 4299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Climate warrior' Steve Schneider dies of heart attack on airplane

Stephen Schneider, a Stanford biology professor who for decades has been a central figure in the debate on global climate...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by your kids and their kids, on May 25, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 89 comments | 16409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View proposing high tech parking signs, why can't Palo Alto

In all the discussions about parking, nothing is ever mentioned in Palo Alto about getting some high tech innovations to...

Original post made by Resident on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by charlie, on May 24, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's new bullying policy set for approval

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday effectively gave its stamp of approval to the district's revamped bullying prevention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by 50 shades of shut up, on May 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 5383 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 | 11215 Views
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