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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's new bullying policy set for approval

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday effectively gave its stamp of approval to the district's revamped bullying prevention...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by 50 shades of shut up, on May 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strong vs weak American presidents

Ronald Reagan stood strong in favor of liberating the socialist slaves behind the Iron Curtain. He backed up his rhetoric...

Original post made by Michael on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on May 24, 2014 at 6:01 pm | 161 comments | 3281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 4265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wisconsin principal named to head Gunn High School

Denise Herrmann, the principal of a suburban high school near Madison, Wisconsin, has been nominated to become the new principal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on May 24, 2014 at 9:15 am | 63 comments | 7968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hosts meeting on wheels

More than 50 Palo Alto bikers hit the road Saturday morning on a tour of the city's south streets, stopping at points along...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Donald, on May 24, 2014 at 7:42 am | 19 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to church beatings

A 53-year-old East Palo Alto man charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and his 77-year-old mother during a church function...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by stephanie Smith, on May 23, 2014 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Megan's Law, now Larry (Klein)'s Law

Coup in Palo Alto? The sitting council member's efforts to end term limits and shrink the number of seats on council...

Original post made by Larry\'s Law on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on May 23, 2014 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the tradition alive

Palo Alto-based West Bay Opera -- the second longest-running opera company on the West Coast -- will wrap up its 58th season...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Music Lover, on May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto board tours Illinois school with superintendent finalist

The finalist for the job of Palo Alto school district superintendent, Glenn "Max" McGee, led the Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Parts omitted, on May 23, 2014 at 11:52 am | 32 comments | 4590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editor's note

The Weekly is publishing this article on dating violence to examine how and whether Palo Alto schools are equipped to handle...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Don't act surprised, on May 23, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raises for subs, new elementary report cards move forward

Palo Alto school board members on Tuesday threw their support behind two significant proposals: the first salary increases...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by the other sunshine, on May 22, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows neighborhood support for Buena Vista residents

When residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents packed into Avenidas last week for a three-day hearing on the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on May 22, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 53 comments | 3482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality Concerns Around Embarcadero & El Camino

I would like to raise awareness about the air quality around the intersection of Embarcadero Rd. & El Camino Real. When...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Asthma Sufferer, on May 22, 2014 at 7:45 pm | 4 comments | 226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transformation proposed for Palo Alto's planning department

If the budget is an indicator of city priorities, Palo Alto's planning department should be a hive of activity in 2015. The...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Yes, time for reporting, on May 22, 2014 at 3:39 pm | 5 comments | 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the green road?

Meadow near El Camino Way was painted green last week. What's up with that? I saw some confused drivers today....

Original post made by Wondering on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on May 22, 2014 at 3:38 pm | 16 comments | 546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County union supports candidate to oppose sheriff in 2014

Unions representing deputies and correctional officers today announced members voted in a "landslide" to endorse a candidate...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by valerie Howeth, on May 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 2322 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's softball season comes to a crashing end in CCS opener

Going to the Central Coast Section playoffs for the first time since 2010, the Gunn players had to be excited by the opportunity...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Softball fan, on May 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto optimistic about infrastructure fixes

Palo Alto's evolving shopping list for infrastructure improvements began to crystalize Tuesday morning as city officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Neal, on May 22, 2014 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 1733 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto rent-control manager resigns after audit

The manager of East Palo Alto's rent-control program tendered her resignation on March 12 after telling the Rent Stabilization...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 21, 2014 at 4:36 pm | 38 comments | 4262 Views
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