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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Statement from Superintendent Kevin Skelly

Superintendent Kevin Skelly released the following statement regarding the death of Gunn High School student Sonya Raymakers: Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:46 am | 9 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buying and selling of high school physics project

My physics student has just completed a complicated physics project designing the wiring for a house, building model of said...

Original post made by High School Parent on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by High School Parent, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Think !

"Go easy on kids", "let them be themsleves","grades don't matter" - yeah, lets open up the pressure cooker lid and let the...

Original post made by Think ! on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by another p, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 1860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tying up loose ends on the Children's Theatre investigation

We have lived through a period in which government officials refused to take responsibility for the consequences of their...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by pat, on Jun 8, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2801 Views

SPORTS

USA men battle to 13-13 water polo draw

Stanford grads Peter Varellas and Thomas Hopkins combined for the first three goals as the USA Men's Senior National Water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Keith Peters, Sports Editor, on Jun 8, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 10539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small grass fire threatens Arastradero Preserve

A small grass fire Saturday in Palo Alto's Pearson Arastradero Preserve stayed small -- it was quelled because city fire...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 1927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Checklist: What to buy and do

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Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:36 am | 7 comments | 2782 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood's Gradiska advances in state track

For Pinewood junior Angela Gradiska, the 2009 CIF State Track and Field Championships already are a dream come true. For...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives seven Press Club awards

Karla Kane of the Palo Alto Weekly staff picked up a first-place award tonight for an entertainment review of "The Good Game,"...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Detective ignored DA's advice

Another paper has a cover story that the DA requested PAPD to perform a complete audit of the Children's theater, as the...

Original post made by Jean, a thetaer parent on Jun. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide attempt averted by a mother and motorist

An attempt by a young man to commit suicide on the train tracks in Palo Alto was averted Thursday evening by a mother who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 7:56 am | 197 comments | 5475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Giving kudos where kudos are due to Obama

Thanks and congrats to Pres BHO for firmly stating the obvious at Buchenwald.......

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by A veteran, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:32 am | 7 comments | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonya Raymakers' services set Friday afternoon

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karin, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 35 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In tragedy's wake, teens reach out to peers

On the heels of two classmates' recent deaths, Gunn High School students are reaching out to each other in the hopes of preventing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Texas, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 13 comments | 2684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A mother's remembrance

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 9-1 Abilities United After School Program Rummage Sale Benefit

Abilities United is a wonderful organization serving the educational, social and vocational needs of the disabled of all...

Original post made by Pauline Navarro on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pauline, on Jun 6, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

D-Day-Order of the Day: 6 June 1944

More D-DAY thoughts and postshttp://www.thedonovan.com/ SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE You...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Math Textbook Adoption

I understand that PAUSD is required by the state of CA to update its math curricula every seven years. Can someone tell...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 6, 2009 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1976 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Program will employ East Palo Alto parolees

East Palo Alto will soon begin a 14-month pilot work program for parolees from state prison reentering the community, Police...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 6, 2009 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2295 Views
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