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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Hard school lessons

The revelation that former Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston engaged in "unprofessional conduct and unsatisfactory...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Perspectives, on Apr 13, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 7338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto struggles to keep up with job growth

The problems are clear: too many jobs, too much traffic and a housing shortage that is pushing long-time residents out of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Yes You Can!, on Mar 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 52 comments | 7337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Join Palo Alto's Relay for Life, August 19-20

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Original post made by Theresa Carey on Jul. 12, 2006
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

ARB chair resigns, citing 'public perception'

Randy Popp, chair of Palo Alto's influential and occasionally embattled Architectural Review Board, resigned from the board...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Another resident, on Jun 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm | 35 comments | 7335 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 | 7333 Views

BOOKS

Living an intentional life

On a small East Palo Alto street, just blocks from U.S. Highway 101, 15 people share three houses, a trailer, a diverse fruit...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by PatZy, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 7333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tortuous school inquiry

Palo Alto school district officials had the perfect opportunity last fall to demonstrate they had learned from their past...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Oct 9, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 7332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Pundit's Old Ideas Create Delay, Hinder Palo Alto's Future

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Original post made by JL on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by J.L., on Dec 13, 2006 at 1:19 am | 55 comments | 7331 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Union claims high infection rates in Stanford Hospital dispute

Members of the health workers union serving Stanford Hospital claim the high hospital-acquired infection rates are because...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Jozie, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:18 am | 8 comments | 7330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas partners with Lyft to give rides to seniors

Palo Alto's senior services agency Avenidas and ride-sharing company Lyft are partnering to provide rides to seniors on the...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Creative, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:43 am | 9 comments | 7329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council to mull revised proposal at Page Mill and El Camino

When Palo Alto officials put the brakes on the its controversial "planned-community" zoning process early last year, they...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by sunshine, on Sep 17, 2015 at 11:08 am | 42 comments | 7328 Views

MOVIES

Feature story: At home on stage

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Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by cora11, on Mar 14, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 7327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stark differences in high school counseling services, again

A yearslong discussion over the comparable quality of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools' distinct counseling models returned...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Oct 16, 2015 at 10:39 pm | 81 comments | 7326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto beefs up rules for downtown parking

A Palo Alto law that relaxed parking regulations for developers with downtown projects began its transition from the city's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:12 am | 16 comments | 7324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Health professionals urge board to consider later school start times

Thirty-five local and regional health professionals sent a letter to the Palo Alto school board and superintendent Wednesday,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by and for learning, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:27 am | 63 comments | 7324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget gap explodes -- tempers, too

Tanking revenues have prompted Palo Alto city officials to increase the projected budget shortfall by $2 million, to about...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 14, 2009 at 2:02 pm | 103 comments | 7322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board, critics discuss testy exchange

A testy exchange involving a child at a school board meeting emerged as a flash point as the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 74 comments | 7320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford opens new research center in Palo Alto

Seeking to hit the gas pedal on new technologies such as self-driving cars and immerse itself in Silicon Valley's big-data...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by PA North, on Jan 25, 2015 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 7317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears closing / Home Depot

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Original post made by chris on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by iCN3o, on Feb 2, 2007 at 2:21 pm | 4 comments | 7317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to overhaul emergency services

Despite budget deficits and staffing reductions, Palo Alto is planning to create a $1 million Office of Emergency Services...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:51 am | 35 comments | 7316 Views
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