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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless residents pan car-dwelling ban

Homeless residents and advocates pleaded with Palo Alto officials on Monday night to rethink their plan to ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 126 comments | 7712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park On Track For Adopting FLES

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 20, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 126 comments | 16180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail promoters knocking on your door

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Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Spokker, on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:18 pm | 125 comments | 6408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday night's HRC meeting

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jul 21, 2007 at 1:56 pm | 125 comments | 9861 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 | 125 comments | 7278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SCOTUS: John Roberts (hearts) Barack Obama

The Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Puts a death knell in any sort of public option or Medicare-for-all plan anytime...

Original post made by Dorothy R on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:26 am | 125 comments | 3543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 11356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 8, 2017 at 12:19 am | 124 comments | 9644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Crescent Park, a push to end traffic gridlock

Fed up with the daily traffic gridlock on their neighborhood's streets, Crescent Park residents are banding together to get...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 12, 2017 at 9:15 pm | 124 comments | 6737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Behind the achievement gap

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 21, 2008 at 3:07 pm | 124 comments | 10071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement test data sparks heated discussion

Responding to criticism that he's excessively focused on test scores, Palo Alto School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Finland does it better, on Nov 21, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 124 comments | 43823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Painful bullying stories told to school board

Amid tearful recountings by parents of painful school bullying situations, Palo Alto school board members and Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Misha, on Feb 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 124 comments | 7914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

British professors approve plan to boycott Israeli academics, Israeli universities

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Original post made by Tally Ho on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Tally Ho, on Jun 4, 2007 at 9:36 pm | 124 comments | 6189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Saturday afternoon, can anyone else hear all the planes?

Is this usual? NON-STOP airplane noise???...

Original post made by What is going on? on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by What is going on?, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 123 comments | 3073 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 | 123 comments | 7953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the agency overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible for building the new high-speed rail...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Kennard, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 123 comments | 9140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple fans crowd new downtown Palo Alto store

Like Steve Jobs before him, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday dropped by the new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto on its opening...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 30, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 123 comments | 4757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds compromise on accessory housing

With residents clamoring for both more housing and more government transparency, the Palo Alto City Council agreed Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 5, 2017 at 8:08 am | 122 comments | 8204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn top nationwide rankings

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Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Student, on Apr 15, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 122 comments | 13459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto to stick with new school calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday indicated it will press ahead with a reformed academic calendar for 2012-13, despite emotional...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 122 comments | 10563 Views
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