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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The competitive high school perspective and a parent's opportunity to help their student

PART 1: My experience teaching at a high school with an API over 850 Following the most recent suicide tragedy at Palo...

Original post made by lesliefunk on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Not feeling it, 4 minutes ago | 2 comments | 103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents ask: What's with the water?

Palo Alto residents have noticed a change in their tap water lately, The drought, in part, is to blame, according to Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 11 minutes ago | 17 comments | 5211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by chris, 41 minutes ago | 51 comments | 4139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes himself three times at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly exposed himself to at least three people over the course of an hour...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 805 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Troubling' cheating allegations at Stanford

Stanford University officials are investigating allegations of a high number of students engaging in cheating, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Chance, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 2230 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Curts, 1 hour ago | 1016 comments | 149120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli's Cynthia D'Agosta addresses volunteer agreement issue

Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, has released a statement in which she apologizes to volunteers...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by marahfab, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 2909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by OPar, 4 hours ago | 237 comments | 14225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teens and Uber

It seems that Palo Alto teens under 16 y.o. are using Uber cars to go off campus to use drugs during school hours and travel...

Original post made by Uber, Teens and Drugs on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by free passes, 5 hours ago | 21 comments | 485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycle Trash Bins

I have some concern over the New Bins for garbage, we have a large problem with Raccoons, Skunks and roof rats. I'm concerned...

Original post made by LR on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 42 Views

AROUND TOWN

Muslims and Jews share stories, questions over Palo Alto feast

Jews and Muslims mingled in Palo Alto Sunday evening and talked about their faiths in a first-of-its kind "Halaqa-Seder." Read...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by no announcement, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Development limits--a modest start

After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, 7 hours ago | 24 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Hartnett makes a return trip to Caltrain — now as CEO

When Jim Hartnett joined the effort four years ago to bring high-speed rail to California, the project was in danger of going...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Gob-smacked, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 2992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miss Wesson's special gift to generations of kids, teachers and parents

I did a bit of time travel this month: I visited my third-grade teacher, "Miss Wesson," from Los Gatos Elementary School....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by WeeHen, 7 hours ago | 471 comments | 181232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sweeps 2015 Heritage Music Festival

The Palo Alto Concert Choir won 1st place at the 2015 Heritage Festival in Anaheim this past weekend. Each of the three Paly...

Original post made by Steve Broadbent on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 32 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by furniture, 7 hours ago | 8 comments | 420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the case for later start times

Hi, I am a Gunn graduate and have the option of writing a course project. I chose a topic that is of great importance...

Original post made by rc on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 8 hours ago | 11 comments | 316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention: The EQ Phone

I have an idea for a phone app to help reduce the incidence of teen suicide. I donít need to tell anyone in Palo Alto, California,...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Privacy concerns, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 77 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 2756 Views
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