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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Jan 17, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 81 comments | 7682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Catastrophic illness and educational catastrophe

Walking onto the Ohio campus last winter, Elijah celebrated the realization that his life was merging back toward the journey...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 11 comments | 7680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McKinsey cites EPA school operator as model

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit group that operates two charter schools in East Palo Alto, Monday was singled out by the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 7679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building a 'digital city'

Palo Alto's newfound alliance with hackers is the latest evidence of a philosophical shift that has rumbled through City...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by zimbu, on Jul 4, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 7678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI letter to school board

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Original post made by Board Observer on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by pa resident, on May 10, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 137 comments | 7677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain, park designs unveiled

Three designs for the California Avenue fountain plaza were unveiled by Palo Alto officials at a community meeting Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 39 comments | 7673 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documents: CalPERS' $100 million Page Mill loss

Retirement fund CalPERS released nearly 1,200 pages of documents this week detailing memos and correspondence between CalPERS...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 30 comments | 7670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 7665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French or not at Paly?

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Original post made by homme de palo alto on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Palo alto mom, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:51 am | 136 comments | 7664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's the deal with Frist and gay marriage?

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Original post made by Giraffe on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2006 at 3:46 pm | 10 comments | 7664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business registry proposed in Palo Alto

Palo Alto is famous for its love of data and wealth of jobs. But when it comes to data about jobs, city officials often find...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Feb 26, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 40 comments | 7661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 7661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wednesday's heavy rain - usual problems?

I was driving in the worst of the rain on Wednesday, lots of water pooling on Oregon off ramp. Did we have problems with...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Growing Up Asian' panel to share stories

In the last decade, the Asian student population in Palo Alto has grown by 1,500 children. On Wednesday (March 31), more...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto Asian American Mom, on May 3, 2010 at 10:42 am | 57 comments | 7660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA teacher faces misdemeanor charges for party

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Original post made by A Parent on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anon3, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm | 60 comments | 7657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford suspends construction projects

Faced by a loss of 20-30 percent of its endowment because of the recession, Stanford Provost John Etchemendy told the university's...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 8, 2009 at 10:32 am | 22 comments | 7648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dispute over Jewish tradition could nix Christmas trees

Every autumn, for more than a decade, Abraham Berman's sukkah made an appearance on the second-floor patio of Sheridan Apartments,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by saichele, on Dec 11, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 135 comments | 7643 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJF may have to leave College Terrace

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Original post made by moonwalker on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 20, 2006 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 7642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The world at Palo Alto's doorstep

Palo Alto made several forays into the international limelight in 2013, building new overseas business relationships and...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Green Card, on Dec 31, 2013 at 1:39 pm | 20 comments | 7638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents ask schools superintendent for languages

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Original post made on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on May 7, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 170 comments | 7638 Views
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