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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time-off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kim S. , on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 7008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 126 comments | 7007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board settles on search firm

Palo Alto school board members Monday agreed to hire a Southern California-based partnership of former California school...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Teachers, too, on Mar 16, 2014 at 8:21 am | 18 comments | 7006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Down times

After three years of chasing dreams and weathering storms in downtown Palo Alto, Lisa and Scott Hunter are packing it in....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by kirby, on May 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 52 comments | 7001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 6998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend arrested in Palo Alto arson death

Bulos Zumot, 36, the boyfriend of Jennifer Marie Schipsi, 29, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at his downtown Palo Alto hookah...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 am | 68 comments | 6998 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors connect with patients through social media

As technology has evolved, health-care organizations and doctors have been using it more frequently to connect with patients....

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Student JM, on Mar 6, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 7 comments | 6998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to evaluate consistency, world-language programs

In response to widespread dissatisfaction voiced by students, parents and even faculty over inconsistent curriculum, unfair...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by JordanAlum, on Feb 11, 2015 at 5:51 am | 17 comments | 6997 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development at Shady Lane site faces citizens appeal

A proposal to build a four-story development at the present site of Shady Lane on University Avenue is facing a challenge...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 17, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 51 comments | 6996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza and Duveneck Elementary – A Recipe for Disaster?

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Original post made by the_resident on Jun. 15, 2006
Last comment by lifetime palo alto resident, on Jun 19, 2006 at 1:08 am | 5 comments | 6995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to ban two-story houses splits neighbors

What began as an effort to promote harmony and protect the privacy of Royal Manor residents has devolved into a full-fledged...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by MD, on May 9, 2016 at 11:41 am | 72 comments | 6995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City taps Napa veteran as top planner

Palo Alto has chosen a new planning director, tapping the top planning official at Napa County for one of the city's most...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Juno, on Sep 13, 2013 at 10:08 am | 22 comments | 6993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 6992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 22 comments | 6992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman found dead in Heritage Park

She was known to neighbors as the woman who sat every morning on a park bench in Heritage Park in Palo Alto. She was found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Dec 21, 2013 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 6990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers seek pay raise

As Palo Alto schools cheer the best financial picture they've seen in years, teachers are asking for a pay raise. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 7, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 93 comments | 6989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No Contact Policy at Duveneck

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Original post made by DuveneckDad on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by :), on May 13, 2007 at 5:03 pm | 30 comments | 6988 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Esther Wojcicki, journalism/English teacher, education innovator and author

Esther Wojcicki, also known as Woj, talks with Lisa Van Dusen from the new Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center (MAC)...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by James, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 6987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am | 7 comments | 6986 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health officials warn flu season could get worse

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Jan 18, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 6985 Views
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