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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 | 7273 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials ponder new flood-taxing district

With the cost of federally required flood insurance expected to rise, local officials may seek taxing authority from residents...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Toady, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 15 comments | 7267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase

Seeking to solve the city's once insurmountable infrastructure problem, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to put on the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shell Game, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 7261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farewell to Mike Dawson

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Original post made by Shannon on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2007 at 7:06 pm | 12 comments | 7255 Views

AROUND TOWN

New project could transform entrance to Gunn

Architects are sketching plans for Gunn High School that supporters say could give the school a "much more open and welcoming...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 13 comments | 7255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School calendar meeting today...ski week or no ski week?

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Original post made by PAUSD parent on Jun. 7, 2006
Last comment by PAUSD parent, on Sep 23, 2006 at 3:17 pm | 21 comments | 7253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | 43 comments | 7252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 7252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 7251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 7250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A New Year's Resolution to reduce greenhouse gases?

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Original post made by Losing Sleep on Dec. 12, 2006
Last comment by kamOyn, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 95 comments | 7245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspend ALL DUI offenders from the roads for life!

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Original post made by Anna on Sep. 10, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 26 comments | 7244 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek men in home-invasion robbery

In a brazen home-invasion robbery, two men robbed an East Palo Alto couple at gunpoint when they returned home late Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 7241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission: Palo Alto parks struggling to keep up with growth

With parking and traffic dominating Palo Alto's debate over a new "community vision," the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 186 comments | 7236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrong-way driver involved in fatal, early-morning crash

One man was killed after a wrong-way driver headed north on southbound Interstate Highway 280 early this morning near Los...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 17 comments | 7233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may toss out City Council term limits

Days after three members of the Palo Alto City Council proposed extending the council's term limits from two to three, the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 40 comments | 7230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 7222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Harnessing the power of coding

Can coding change the course of a life? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/01/02/harnessing-the-power-of-coding...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Warren Slocum, San Mateo County Supervisor, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 7220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mixed-use project on El Camino wins approval

As Palo Alto prepares to adopt a long-awaited vision for the eclectic neighborhood around Fry's Electronics, a group of dense,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by llfried, on Nov 20, 2013 at 5:44 pm | 71 comments | 7219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 7217 Views
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