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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What kinds of cars are students driving these days?

My son will have his driver's license at the end of summer and we only have two cars so will have to buy him a car. Sure,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 10, 2012 at 11:10 am | 28 comments | 1963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Trip to Italy

I am hearing from my daughter about the Paly choir trip to Italy in June. It is a ten day trip filled with sightseeing,...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 22 comments | 1606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this a scam?

We rec'd a "nomination" for a Nat'l Young Leaders Conference from the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (NYLC). Anyone...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs grade inflation

My daughter is in the second highest lane of math at Paly, called the AB lane. This lane is the highest lane at other schools,...

Original post made by Mom on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by CC, on May 31, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 3672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board?

Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board on November 6, 2012? If so, you may want to attend the Candidate School...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 20, 2012 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helmets are for heads, not handlebars

I drove past Paly this week as students were on their way to school and was surprised to see many students with their bike...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Biker, on Sep 29, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any creative ways to wake up your 13+ year olds?

I know the clock shifts for teenagers, but I am tired of waking up my children through yelling and it's a bad way for them...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:10 am | 25 comments | 3117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 1160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Accident at Greer and Embarcadero

Anyone know information about the accident at Greer and Embarcadero today? Looked like a child was hit. Our community...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by DanPaly, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

? going on by RR tracks at Charleston today about 5pm

I passed the intersection of Alma and Charleston and there were 5 police vehicles present and about 5 boys that had bicycles...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Oct. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ballet dress stolen from Stroller in front of Children library

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Original post made by Mom E on Apr. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What to Expect for Jury Duty

Anyone have experience with jury duty? It would seem interesting to me and I would like to serve but I have a 24/7 job of...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 3273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mervyn's

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Original post made by Mom of boys on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by another mom, on Oct 22, 2008 at 10:00 pm | 15 comments | 3239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kohls signs up at San Antonio

The old Mervyn's site appears to be on its way to becoming Kohls. The only Kohls I have been in is at the Great Mall and...

Original post made by Mom of boys on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by I saw a Kohl's sign, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone explain how AP classes work?

are they a regular class? so instead of English you take AP English? how Advanced do you get in English for example?...

Original post made by mom of Middle School on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Oct 23, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 14 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Pre-Hysterical" at Foothill College tonight

A series of Foothill College student written and performed short plays around the theme “Pre-History.” Last performance tonight,...

Original post made by mom of student on Dec. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swimsuit Issues and skimpy cheerleaders

Once again we have the annual SI swimsuit issue and all the snide remarks by so called sports commentators. As the mother...

Original post made by Mom of Teen Boys on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by SI won't change, on Feb 15, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 12 comments | 1779 Views
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