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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facing a brighter outlook, Palo Alto backs away from budget cuts

Just two weeks ago, Palo Alto's financial picture was looking grim and the City Council was staring at the prospect of a...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by cr, on May 20, 2021 at 11:23 am | 20 comments | 8154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing bill that allows cities to increase density clears state Assembly

A state bill that would allow cities to override voter-enacted zoning restrictions to construct housing developments eked...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Andy, on Aug 31, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 20 comments | 10580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sergeant's retirement leaves Palo Alto with no Black police officers

When Sgt. Adrienne Moore retired from the Palo Alto Police Department last month after 24 years of service, the city lost...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by Jack Peterson, on Nov 22, 2021 at 1:18 pm | 20 comments | 9682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police push back against attempts to reverse radio encryption

Palo Alto police are pushing back against attempts by some members of the City Council to reverse its policy of encrypting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Apr 6, 2022 at 1:19 pm | 20 comments | 9774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit scrutinizes Palo Alto's frustrating permit process

A new audit has found Palo Alto's permit process for solar panels and other home upgrades is hobbled by long lead times for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2022
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm | 20 comments | 6245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double standard for residency

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Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2006
Last comment by another anon, on Sep 10, 2006 at 6:32 pm | 20 comments | 10956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

To the Eds

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Original post made by OhlonePar on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 22, 2007 at 10:01 pm | 20 comments | 5831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $8 million for Paly fields

Nearly $8 million for a major rebuilding of Palo Alto High School fields and bleachers was approved unanimously Tuesday night...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 4408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular song amoung kids - SHOCKING LYRICS

I am so shocked! I listened to a rap song on my 13 yr old son's ipod called "My dick" by Mickey Avalon. I almost puked. The...

Original post made by A shocked parent on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Private Parent, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 9029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Paul Kandell named 'journalism teacher of the year'

Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Paul Kandell has been named 2009 National Journalism Teacher of the Year by the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:10 pm | 20 comments | 8670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

87 Palo Alto seniors earn National Merit honors

Nearly 10 percent of next June's graduating classes of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kmom, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 20 comments | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glimmers of change in stress-filled high schools?

When she convened her first student stress conference six years ago, Stanford lecturer Denise Clark Pope never imagined the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by laura, on Sep 27, 2009 at 5:23 am | 20 comments | 4892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fred Phelps at Gunn High School THIS friday!?

http://www.phelps-a-thon.com/gunn.html This is one of the most disgusting things I have ever seen. They should not be...

Original post made by Katie Hood on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 25, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 20 comments | 5283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What are the pros & cons of TEAM at Paly for 9th graders?

What do people really think of it? Can't conclude via website....

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 18, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 20 comments | 3996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UCs putting kids on waitlists? What New Purgatory is This?

Well, we got through the torture of the college applications and are getting acceptances, rejections, and surprisingly, waitlistings...

Original post made by Michele on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Mar 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 20 comments | 4221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly principal believes in perseverance

Palo Alto High School's next principal, 33-year-old Phil Winston, has "no perfect plan" for tackling the job. Winston, a...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 19, 2010 at 7:29 am | 20 comments | 7650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Manager from IBM named new Addison principal

An IBM community relations manager with a background in education has been named the new principal of Addison School. Jocelyn...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Jun 22, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 20 comments | 6962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are AP's really necessary?

My child will attend high school soon. How many APs do students take? I understand they can only take them in Junior/Senior...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Play the Game, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 5013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teens to hold first all-city dance Friday

Palo Alto's youth are hosting the first all-high-schools social of its kind, Ignite, Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Lucie...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Student, on Mar 22, 2012 at 7:57 pm | 20 comments | 4611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck Principal and Tardies

What's with John Lents and his punctuality issue? He sends out letters when children get tardies. A tardy can even be due...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Duveneck Mom, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 20 comments | 3733 Views
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