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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 | 9487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Responding to sexual harassment: What the law says

Federal, state and school district guidelines offer a framework for the investigation into sexual harassment. The Weekly...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Oct 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm | 14 comments | 9487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A bridge apart

As the Palo Alto City Council's unanimous vote on Aug. 12 showed, there was little doubt that residents on streets near the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 67 comments | 9483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public

For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Watched them, on Sep 15, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 31 comments | 9482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sensory room facilitates learning for students with severe disabilities

Three special-education specialists have converted a Terman Middle School office into a "sensory room," draped with jungle-themed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sally Mickel, on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 9482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mindy, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:02 am | 42 comments | 9479 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 7 comments | 9479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brick-and-mortar retailers face steep challenges

Downtown Palo Alto stores are struggling with high costs, difficulties in finding employees who will work for minimum or...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 33 comments | 9478 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spotlight on the new arts season

In the Palo Alto Weekly's annual fall arts preview, we visit some of the top destinations of the A&E season. Happy travels....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 9478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto initiative seeks to curb office growth

In a bid to rein in commercial growth in Palo Alto, a group of residents is preparing to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by Signatures!, on May 21, 2018 at 6:04 pm | 77 comments | 9476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish Immersion at Jordan

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 231 comments | 9474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 9474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eleven candidates to square off in council race

Eleven candidates, including planning commissioners, past contenders and a few political newcomers, will square off for four...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 19, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 61 comments | 9471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking program brings instant impact to downtown Palo Alto

It took years for Palo Alto to launch its downtown parking-permit program and just hours for residents to notice the transformation...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by Got permit, got ticketed anyway, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:05 am | 49 comments | 9470 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County embarks on long road to fix congested expressways

Faced with thickening traffic jams throughout its expressway network, Santa Clara County officials are considering a range...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 44 comments | 9470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board searching for ideas

Since this topic was locked, I just wanted to start it again. Why is it that we have to go down to the board meetings...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Not exactly, on Jun 25, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 22 comments | 9469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hayward and Fremont: Setting the standard for widespread testing

Leaders in two East Bay cities have learned much about testing for the coronavirus through their drive-thru sites and have...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Clax @2020, on May 9, 2020 at 12:23 pm | 5 comments | 9468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congress to Bail Out Ailing Newspapers?

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/03/27/1515245 I'm not sure how I feel about this. On the one hand, there is...

Original post made by Sun and Sand on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 9467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cautious about encouraging second-dwelling units

For some in Palo Alto, "second-dwelling units" represent one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways for addressing the...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 40 comments | 9465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla pulls the plug on showrooms

Palo Alto-based electric automaker Tesla announced on Thursday that it plans to shut down its showrooms and shift sales to...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 7, 2019 at 7:15 pm | 38 comments | 9464 Views
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