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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 9 comments | 2623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Addison project & progressive parity: An open letter to the school board

To Heidi Emberling, Terry Godfrey, Melissa Baten Caswell, Camille Townsend, and Ken Dauber, Thank you for the thoughtful...

Original post made by Greg W on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mother Necessity, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:58 am | 54 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Tragedy and Hypocrisy of Darfur

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Original post made by Where is the morality? on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by gh, on Aug 10, 2008 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, could stop running...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Happy Rider, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA tenants rally against proposed apartment sale

East Palo Alto residents and tenant advocates will take it to the streets this afternoon to protest Wells Fargo Bank's potential...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:39 am | 36 comments | 2623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Development director chosen as interim East Palo Alto manager

Carlos Martinez, East Palo Alto's longtime economic development director, was chosen by the City Council as interim city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner identifies Woman killed by Caltrain Monday

The woman killed by a Caltrain Monday evening was identified today as Leila Ruth Dewitt of Mountain View. The Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 2622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot Sunday night

A 20-year-old East Palo Alto walking down the street was shot and wounded Sunday night by an unidentified man who then fled,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 6, 2009 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 2622 Views

SPORTS

M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto rolls out the green carpet

Now in its fifth year, the city of Palo Alto's Greenlight Earth Day Film Festival attracted 54 eco-themed submissions for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by gunngrad 08, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briggs returns to work, and retires, today

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by When will she leave for good, on Aug 4, 2008 at 7:31 am | 10 comments | 2621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials not sold on rail business plan

The new business plan for California's proposed high-speed rail line drew sharp rebukes from Palo Alto's elected officials...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by paloaltotreewatch, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:38 am | 8 comments | 2621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. http://www.paloaltohistory.com/1967-palo-alto-recall.php "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto school board incumbents to run

Palo Alto school board members Barb Mitchell and Dana Tom so far are the only people to take out papers to run for the board's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 9 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Easy budget cut: increase contract PE

At present, only "nationally ranked athletes" are allowed to have contract PE and be excused from the three year PE requirement...

Original post made by Paly parent on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by get real, on Feb 16, 2010 at 8:30 am | 17 comments | 2621 Views
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