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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vote Yes on Measure N

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Original post made by PTA member on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sad to say No, on Oct 17, 2008 at 10:11 am | 315 comments | 8309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

DiBrienza, Collins win seats on Palo Alto school board

Two challengers in the Palo Alto school board race, Jennifer DiBrienza and Todd Collins, have secured apparent wins, while...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by go for it Todd, on Nov 10, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 8308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More than 80 mailboxes to be removed

Citing a decrease in mail volume, the U.S. Postal Service will remove 81 mailboxes from Palo Alto neighborhood corners after...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Shana, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 25 comments | 8303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not your ordinary field trip

With paisley backpacks, Adidas sweats and baseball caps, many of the 9- and 10-year-old children visiting from China were...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Equivalent, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 8300 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Google Fiber withdraws, Palo Alto rethinks its broadband plan

When Google announced this week its decision to pull the plug on its plans to install fiber networks in various Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 40 comments | 8298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 8297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 8296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 8292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Large checks boost campaigns of Kou, Keller

A handful of hefty contributions over the past week have provided a financial boost to Palo Alto City Council candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by 6Djockey, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:46 pm | 70 comments | 8290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student data exposed in data breach

The names, addresses, birth dates and test scores of 14,000 current and former students in the Palo Alto school district...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 24, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 13 comments | 8290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community arts and music center planned in East Palo Alto

A large, empty lot at the corner of Bay Road and Pulgas Avenue in East Palo Alto is the future home of the East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Larry Moody, on Jan 16, 2016 at 9:32 am | 8 comments | 8290 Views

AROUND TOWN

New three-story building planned for Page Mill

A row of dilapidated houses near one of Palo Alto's busiest intersections will likely make way for a three-story development...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue , on Mar 25, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 23 comments | 8287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Mandarin losing its status as flavor of the month language?

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Original post made by Parent on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 1, 2007 at 12:53 pm | 134 comments | 8286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New civil-rights complaints filed against Palo Alto district

The Palo Alto Unified School District received notification last week that federal investigators are probing two new cases...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eileen 1, on Apr 21, 2013 at 10:56 am | 148 comments | 8286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Forum: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock?

Subject: Can downtown Palo Alto have growth without gridlock? People in Palo Alto enjoy the city as a great place to live,...

Original post made by Community Forum on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 14, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 15 comments | 8284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan reflects changing vision for prominent El Camino site

One year after Palo Alto swiftly shut down a plan to construct an office building at the busy intersection of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 14, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 55 comments | 8284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by castilleja student, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 26 comments | 8283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 8282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angry parents derail school-calendar vote

A Palo Alto school district plan to shift first-semester final exams to before the December break starting next year was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by equality, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 198 comments | 8279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 22 comments | 8279 Views
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