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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer scales down plan for Maybell site

Faced with criticism from the surrounding neighborhood, the developer looking to build houses on a much contested Maybell...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:11 am | 41 comments | 5741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents disturbed by short-cutting tech buses

A seeming invasion of rumbling commuter buses and large shuttles on Downtown North streets has some neighborhood residents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Aug 15, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 7905 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer looks to replace six-story El Camino building

It's one of the tallest buildings in Palo Alto, though few would say it's one of its most welcoming. Now, plans are afoot...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on May 4, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 9867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 6686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to preserve Palo Alto Square theater

Two efforts -- one relying on grassroots democracy and the other rooted in the zoning code -- have emerged to try to save...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 2, 2016 at 10:13 am | 41 comments | 10141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local Muslims organize in face of Trump rhetoric

Propelled by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent belittling remarks about the parents of a Muslim U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Legal Immigrant, on Aug 9, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 41 comments | 4914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain collides with a car stopped on the tracks at East Meadow

Apparently no one was in the car, no injuries reported thus far. We need a Grade Separated rail corridor, period. The...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:38 pm | 41 comments | 1080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City explores new direction for Baylands bike bridge

When Palo Alto officials set out to build a bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 five years ago, the plan was to create the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Mar 17, 2017 at 6:48 am | 41 comments | 7113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community discusses implications of renaming Palo Alto schools

Four panelists with diverse professional expertise relating to history, race, education, social justice and ethics urged...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 41 comments | 4231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to boost East Palo Alto's water share

As East Palo Alto continues to cope with a water shortage that has effectively frozen new development, four members of the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Onion, on Nov 29, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 41 comments | 6870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaine Eastin Talk on Public Education

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Original post made by Grace Mah on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by 4 way Parent, on Dec 1, 2006 at 2:53 pm | 41 comments | 6636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Discriminatory Scholarships Advertised by Palo Alto High School

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Apr 30, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 41 comments | 5924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time for imaginative thinking on languages

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Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Brit, on Oct 9, 2007 at 1:21 pm | 41 comments | 5400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private schools say ¡Si! to foreign language

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 11, 2007 at 12:03 pm | 41 comments | 5061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic seems worse outside schools

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Original post made by Palo Verde Parent on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by idea_genie, on Sep 8, 2008 at 11:18 pm | 41 comments | 4638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students, parents, teachers back pre-break finals

A solid majority of parents, teachers and high school students favor switching the Palo Alto school district's academic calendar...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Working Mom, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 41 comments | 3102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to ponder stiffer graduation criteria

Teachers will lend their voices Tuesday to a long-running debate over whether to stiffen Palo Alto's high school graduation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by misha, on Mar 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 41 comments | 3062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School principal resigns

Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston Monday announced he has resigned from the job he's held for the past three years,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mimits, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 41 comments | 7260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Around teen well-being, the vocabulary changes

In the last three weeks, two significant yet relatively unnoticed mindset shifts have occurred that may have major positive...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:26 am | 41 comments | 8909 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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