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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary science

I have to admit that I haven't paid a lot of attention to the PAUSD science curriculum. I remember something about balls...

Original post made by CA on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Is Outsourcing Torture

Original post made by Sharon on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 26, 2009 at 6:35 am | 8 comments | 2063 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gunn High School -- Class of 2007

Gunn High School Class of 2007 Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=5222 posted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google's Page plans 6,000 sf Palo Alto home

Try Googling Google Co-founder Larry Page and you won't find out much -- certainly not about what he's got in mind for his...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 71 comments | 11422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAUSD - new online registration

I received 3 letters from PAUSD informing me of their new online registration process for each of my continuing students....

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 25, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 10 comments | 2087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and modern humor

Help me out here, folks. Is this President really emblematic of today's sense of humor? Was it really acceptable to...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 25, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 16 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly 'truancy' rates shoot above state average

Almost 70 percent of students at Palo Alto High School are technically "truants," according to research from the California...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by David, on May 25, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 2214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Climate-Industrial Complex

WSJhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB124286145192740987.html "Some business leaders are cozying up with politicians and...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 25, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 17 comments | 2203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another black eye for benny

Another black eye for the Catholic Church http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8059826.stm http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/20/irish-catholic-schools-child-abuse-claims ...

Original post made by ANother black eye on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Another black eye, on May 25, 2009 at 1:50 pm | 12 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medicare age discrimination

The Federal government is poised to begin age discrimination in Medicare. Pursuant to a little-noticed sentence in the...

Original post made by protester on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 1903 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is the Best Solution to Unauthorized Immigration

People have strong feelings about the challenges posed by unauthorized immigration. In a recent thread "What Are Voters Telling...

Original post made by stephen levy on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 11:16 am | 18 comments | 2109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Are Voters Telling Us

Today's Field Poll http://www.field.com/fieldpollonline/subscribers/Rls2306.pdf. reports that voters want the next...

Original post made by stephen levy on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 25, 2009 at 11:08 am | 51 comments | 2708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto urged to go slow on 'smart grid'

The smartest thing Palo Alto could do is wait a year before adopting the new "smart grid" technology to regulate real-time...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:59 am | 12 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fight Outside Illusions on Cal Ave

PAPD is responding to a 242 disturbance in front of the Illusions Supper Club on California Ave. 7-10 people were involved...

Original post made by qq on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:43 am | 12 comments | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Massachusetts: first state to require math-specific proficiency exam for teacher certification

Excerpt from MA DESE press release: "Today's action stipulates that for the next three years teacher candidates who score...

Original post made by Parent on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 25, 2009 at 3:41 am | 5 comments | 2064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars caught in Palo Alto baylands

A high-speed chase that ended in Palo Alto's baylands at Embarcadero Road early Sunday morning resulted in the arrest of...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:39 am | 2 comments | 2169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California high court to rule on Proposition 8 on Tuesday

""The wait is finally over," said Andrew Pugno, general counsel for ProtectMarriage.com, the main group that supported...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 24, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 1943 Views
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