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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 parent2, 0 minutes ago | 460 comments | 169382 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should sex offenders be expelled?

Expulsion for sexual assault is still seen as a radical policy that only a few universities have been willing to adopt. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cg2much, 35 minutes ago | 5 comments | 1498 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 Stay-at-home Mom, 38 minutes ago | 6 comments | 153 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 Eric Rosenblum, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 2284 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 Sally, 2 hours ago | 22 comments | 1898 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 John, 4 hours ago | 15 comments | 5151 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 Reason, 6 hours ago | 233 comments | 13858 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 Paly Parent, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 200 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 Denise, 8 hours ago | 1015 comments | 148926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kerry55, 8 hours ago | 25 comments | 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Dick. N , 8 hours ago | 32 comments | 4550 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Another patient, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 45 comments | 4801 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 Last of the baby boomers, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1043 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another brutal day of plane noise

Looks like the 22nd of the month is on the calendar to beat up Palo Alto with SFO's noise trash. Or is it Sundays....

Original post made by Not amused on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 13 hours ago | 61 comments | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, 14 hours ago | 19 comments | 4595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

ďIf you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.Ē Dalai Lama. We, each one of us, can...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redwood's removal sparks dismay

It's happened again: A long-standing redwood that residents in one Palo Alto neighborhood have come to love has been cut...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident , on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 5872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 18 comments | 3813 Views
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