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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows neighborhood support for Buena Vista residents

When residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into Avenidas last week for a three-day hearing on the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 53 comments | 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The burning question

A short stroll from the marshy sanctuaries of the Palo Alto Baylands, inside a concrete tower off Embarcadero Road, lies...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 6, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 53 comments | 5015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-MI group wants election on Mah; cost =$1,000,000

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Original post made by Everyparent on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by taxpayer, on Apr 20, 2007 at 9:13 pm | 53 comments | 3983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get harmony back!

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Original post made by Pingyu Liu on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by clarification, again., on Sep 28, 2007 at 7:50 am | 53 comments | 3862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What IQ Doesn't Tell Us About Race, and Intelligence

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Original post made by RWE on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by .5%, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:20 am | 53 comments | 3773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearby schools: Pre-break finals no problem

As Palo Alto schools consider shifting the academic calendar to hold first-semester exams before the December break, nearby...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:01 am | 53 comments | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth possess strengths -- but face risks

Many Palo Alto kids don't believe the adults in their lives value them, according to the long-awaited results of a survey...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 6, 2011 at 8:51 am | 53 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs grade inflation

My daughter is in the second highest lane of math at Paly, called the AB lane. This lane is the highest lane at other schools,...

Original post made by Mom on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by CC, on May 31, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 3794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 8164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students arrested on weapons charges

Two Palo Alto High School students have been arrested in separate incidents involving a stun gun and a homemade, cork-shooting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Feb 18, 2013 at 9:20 am | 53 comments | 3191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools not top-performing for Latino, low-income students

The Palo Alto school district ranks behind nine other Silicon Valley districts in helping Latino students gain proficiency...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by paly alum parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 53 comments | 3777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chief fighting for job over race comments

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Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 53 comments | 3412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman smacks would-be robber with cane

A 55-year-old woman walking with a cane fought off a teenage boy who attempted to rob her in a Palo Alto grocery store parking...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on Nov 28, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 53 comments | 2802 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sofia names new president amid student protest

Trustees of Palo Alto's Sofia University named an interim president Thursday as students and faculty protested in front of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Moo Cow, on Jan 13, 2014 at 12:18 am | 53 comments | 19995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Victory in Iraq

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Original post made by Gary on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by Anti-cretin vaccine, on Jul 10, 2008 at 4:33 pm | 53 comments | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bring it on Barack

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Original post made by pam on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 31, 2008 at 11:51 pm | 53 comments | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Israel doesn't take orders from Obama,' minister Erdan says

Erdan, who is in charge of coordinating between the Knesset and the cabinet, also praised Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman,...

Original post made by samuel on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 53 comments | 2105 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats: CIA is out to get us

"Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 15, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 53 comments | 2211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Safety First, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 53 comments | 1943 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Shelter in place" alert issued due to fire

Palo Alto police are urging residents to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed if they smell or see smoke this afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 53 comments | 37797 Views
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