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PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 23, 2015 at 1:58 am | 59 comments | 6538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency law targets medical marijuana

In a liberal city that gave rise to Jerry Garcia and that embraces all things green, medical marijuana remains a glaring...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ online name, on Feb 4, 2016 at 6:35 pm | 59 comments | 5612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Discussion on Mandarin Immersion

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Original post made by Parent on May. 18, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 28, 2007 at 10:13 am | 59 comments | 5630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The other difference between Gunn and Paly

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by soaki, on Apr 22, 2008 at 5:52 pm | 59 comments | 8506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pledge of Allegiance

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Original post made by Mid -Town Mom on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Russell, on Oct 18, 2007 at 7:24 am | 59 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, Paly vow changes after hazing article

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Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by another paly student, on Dec 17, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 59 comments | 6564 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drugs in middle school

My 12 year old looked stoned and had red eyes on several occasions after hanging out with friends after school for a couple...

Original post made by Middle school parent on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by kid, on Nov 19, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 59 comments | 4769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

600-plus kids at Ohlone?

This is actually a repost of a reply I wrote to Resident in the Asian Population thread. Obviously, it's a different topic,...

Original post made by OhlonePar on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 28, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 59 comments | 3968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Most students get outside help in math

Parents of more than 57 percent of Palo Alto's elementary school students provide supplemental math assistance outside of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 59 comments | 7006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary Mandarin popular in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's elementary Mandarin Immersion Program is wildly popular among local families, with 69 students applying for 22...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by old old arguments, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 59 comments | 5794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Board to offer make-up SAT

The College Board will offer a special "make-up exam in the very near future" or refund fees after a scheduled administration...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dodging, on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 59 comments | 13392 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caswell, Dauber, Emberling for school board

The last time there was an election for school board in Palo Alto was five years ago, just a few months after Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 59 comments | 6987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly graduates reflect on their high school experiences

Graduates of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools feel well prepared academically and socially for college, though more than a...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:12 pm | 59 comments | 46137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man badly beaten outside Palo Alto restaurant

Palo Alto police are working to identify four men who beat another man unconscious outside a downtown restaurant early Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by GinaB, on May 5, 2009 at 2:38 am | 59 comments | 3689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No charge in crash that hurt twin boys on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by kludged, on Feb 3, 2014 at 11:14 am | 59 comments | 21299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA disqualifies Judge Persky from new sex-assault case

The embattled judge who presided over the trial of former Stanford University student Brock Turner was disqualified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by mauricio, on Jun 19, 2016 at 6:36 am | 59 comments | 12315 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls' season comes to an end after forfeiting playoff win

While the SCVAL El Camino Division champion Palo Alto girls' soccer team was looking forward to Saturday's Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by PALY Soccer Parent, on Feb 23, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 59 comments | 6868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Warming Doubts are Increasing Among Scientists

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Original post made by Greg on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 28, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 59 comments | 4449 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill Properties sues EPA in rent dispute

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Original post made on Jan. 16, 2008
Last comment by jperspective, on Feb 9, 2008 at 6:28 am | 59 comments | 5831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Shifts to Nearly All Negative Ads

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Original post made by Greg K on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by narnia, on Oct 7, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 59 comments | 4089 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,604 views

Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 73 views

 

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