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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 1666 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 | 2897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks more polls before ruling on 2014 ballot

Palo Alto has a generous menu of options when it comes to tax measures that may appear on the November 2014 ballot, but with...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by rich and stupid?, on Oct 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 25 comments | 3186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant bag ban starts Friday

Plastic to-go bags at Palo Alto restaurants are going to go as of Friday, Nov. 1, when the third phase of Palo Alto's ordinance...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jon, on Nov 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 20166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All 3 Palo Alto papers agree: Vote AGAINST D

Today, November 1, the Palo Alto Daily News joined the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily Post in urging voters to vote NO on...

Original post made by Vote Against D on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:00 am | 25 comments | 1057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After resounding defeat, the lessons of Maybell

Housing advocates clashed with neighborhood preservationists in Palo Alto on Election Night. When the dust settled, it wasn't...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by PA Dweller, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 7310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

NO to Nancy Shephard for Mayor

Nancy Shephard should NOT become the next mayor of Palo Alto! She has consistently been tone deaf to residents and unrepentant...

Original post made by NeedAlternative on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on May 5, 2014 at 8:06 pm | 25 comments | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 1031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoking ban spreads to Palo Alto business districts

From local parks and nature preserves to business districts, shopping centers and outdoor dining tables, Palo Alto's smoking...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 25 comments | 4666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to look at new uses for Municipal Services Center site

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Engineer, 16 hours ago | 25 comments | 2390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking school concerns public seeks to manipulate

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Original post made by John Lents, Principal of Addison, on Oct. 3, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 6, 2006 at 1:38 pm | 25 comments | 5337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LA Hills Redistricting Plan Would Impact Palo Alto Schools

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Original post made by Brewster on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Board Observer, on Mar 5, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 25 comments | 7669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice vs. peer streaming trade-off??

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Original post made by ADL on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Your neighbor, on Jan 30, 2007 at 2:02 pm | 25 comments | 4137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parental Communication With Paly Online

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Original post made by Parent on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 4424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Job Opportunities for Palo Alto High Schoolers?

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Original post made by Palo Alto Teen on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by VampGirl, on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:43 pm | 25 comments | 11647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will MI create a segregated school? Why? Why not?

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Original post made by Still Curious on Mar. 30, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 4, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 25 comments | 4370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School Graduation Rate Plummets

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Original post made by Eric Nee on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on May 19, 2007 at 8:13 pm | 25 comments | 4228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD vs. private for elementary school

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Original post made by rp on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by Difficult Choice, on Feb 22, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 25 comments | 2854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full Foothill campus at Cubberley likely a no-go

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Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by There is no panic!!, on Aug 8, 2008 at 11:02 am | 25 comments | 2645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College Presidents Want Lower Drinking Age

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Original post made by Joan on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 13, 2008 at 8:06 pm | 25 comments | 2792 Views
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