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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council urged to take tough stance on Edgewood Plaza developer over grocery store

It's been a year and a half since Edgewood Plaza's new grocery store opened for business in Palo Alto, but the city and the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 26, 2019 at 10:20 am | 35 comments | 8449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VTA's new bus schedule leaves Gunn High in a quandary

With the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority poised to shake up its bus routes this weekend, Gunn High students who...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by tmq800, on Dec 29, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 35 comments | 9166 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No viaduct, no closure: Palo Alto resident aims for compromise on Churchill

The long controversy behind the Churchill Avenue rail redesign has put the city and its residents at a frustrating, but understandable...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Evergreen Park Resident, on Feb 26, 2020 at 4:51 pm | 35 comments | 10774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opinion: Castilleja doesn't exist in a bubble

Our corner of Old Palo Alto, bounded by Alma Street, Embarcadero Road, Churchill Avenue and Waverley Street, is an eclectic...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Mar 7, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 35 comments | 7949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can they do that? Construction hums along in Palo Alto

Even before the coronavirus pandemic hit Santa Clara County, some in Palo Alto have questioned the need for the new garage...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 1, 2020 at 10:19 am | 35 comments | 15811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2021
Last comment by Context matters., on Jan 27, 2021 at 5:41 pm | 35 comments | 12795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banned from bringing back residents-only requirement for Foothills Park

Palo Alto is permanently barred from limiting access to visitors to Foothills Park on the basis of residency under an injunction...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Feb 1, 2021 at 9:25 am | 35 comments | 24018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safe parking site offers refuge in one of the Bay Area's most expensive cities

While safe parking sites like the one near the Palo Alto Baylands allows residents to access services and assistance, finding...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Oct 22, 2022 at 11:23 pm | 35 comments | 5879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water board race: Eisenberg gains local donor support; Kremen attracts unions

Valley Water District Board incumbent Gary Kremen and challenger Rebecca Eisenberg have attracted divergent streams of donor...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 26, 2022 at 10:00 am | 35 comments | 6484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 8850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI Charter School in MV best move?

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Original post made by Language Lover on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 29, 2007 at 9:34 pm | 35 comments | 9691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey on school performance & new bond measure?

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Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Not again, on Oct 4, 2007 at 11:03 pm | 35 comments | 6248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving birth

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Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by William Croft, on Jan 20, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 35 comments | 18307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Competing for Palo Alto fields

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Sep 17, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 35 comments | 7830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freefall

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 14, 2008 at 12:35 am | 35 comments | 5107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 3159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 5535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress group holds annual conference this weekend

High schools around the country that have shifted their first-semester exams to before the December break "will not go back,"...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Whatever, on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:36 am | 35 comments | 8335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals before winter break: Is there a better way?

I have been involved in Palo Alto schools since we moved to Palo Alto 30 years ago. I was privileged to serve on the school...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Working Mom, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 35 comments | 7213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids are worth learning the lessons of Christchurch and Japan

Do we really, really need two-story buildings at our high schools? It's going to cost more money for the same square footage...

Original post made by concerned parent on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 35 comments | 2909 Views
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