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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Needed: A Freeway-Centered Auto Row

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Original post made by Karen White on Jul. 16, 2006
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:32 am | 9 comments | 6096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying recommendations delayed until April 9

The Palo Alto school district will unveil its recommendations for a new policy on bullying April 9, Superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am | 127 comments | 6095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure A is vital for school excellence

Ballots went out this week for another crucially important election in Palo Alto: a mail-in-only vote on whether to renew...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by JFT, on Apr 28, 2010 at 12:14 am | 49 comments | 6094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge Monday decrees life or death for Alvarez

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will announce his decision Monday morning whether a 26-year-old man who murdered...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 29 comments | 6094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman interrupts home burglary in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident thwarted an attempted burglary of her home, according to Palo Alto police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 21, 2015 at 2:13 am | 6 comments | 6094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Realignment drives property-crime increase, report says

Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 6093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University approves tuition hike

Stanford University has approved an increase in tuition for the next school year while reaffirming its commitment to "keeping...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Calling BS, on Feb 26, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 7 comments | 6093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas partners with Lyft to give rides to seniors

Palo Alto's senior services agency Avenidas and ride-sharing company Lyft are partnering to provide rides to seniors on the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Creative, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:43 am | 9 comments | 6092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Senator Feinstein save Sesame Street!

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Original post made by Parent of two PBS Kids Fans on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 14, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 6091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors on Eichler block won't appeal new house

Despite major reservations about a new two-story home that will soon go up on their Eichler-style block, residents of Richardson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:24 am | 34 comments | 6091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community pundits get it wrong on the library – again!

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Original post made by Sanford Forte on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Sanford Forte, on Jul 15, 2006 at 3:18 am | 5 comments | 6089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by BTW, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 39 comments | 6089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annoying police traps - what about folks who run lights???

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Original post made by td on Mar. 15, 2007
Last comment by Josh G, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 22 comments | 6088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

2014 Election Central: Palo Alto School Board

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto school board campaign. With two seats available and no incumbents running, five...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 6087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto ride out storm: only minor damage

With no major damage, power outages or creek flooding, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto for the most part dodged a bullet with...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 13, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 6087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State sets new mandatory water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:15 am | 23 comments | 6086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hotel-tax hike recommended in Palo Alto

Seeking to tap into the riches generated by the city's flourishing hotel scene, a Palo Alto council committee on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 6086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With losses mounting, Palo Alto to rethink animal services

Dogged by cramped conditions and mounting financial losses, Palo Alto's scrappy but popular animal shelter is once again...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by William Warrior, on Apr 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 59 comments | 6085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Passivity in the Classroom

Social Significance Of Patterns Of Questioning In Classroom Discourse Students need to feel that the classroom is a safe...

Original post made by Hanna on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 6084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Strong winds, rain cause storm drains to clog

The second of three storms cleared the Palo Alto area Friday afternoon but not before significantly flooding several Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Dec 4, 2012 at 12:23 am | 32 comments | 6083 Views
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