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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 | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving high schoolers to school - why???

I have been a high school parent for several years and my kids have always ridden bikes to school, or if they had a lot to...

Original post made by High School Parent on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by yes mommy dearest, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 36 comments | 3136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Leash Dogs at Foothills Park

Due to the recent scrutiny on the off leash dog problem in Palo Alto public spaces, Foothills Park is now subject to a surge...

Original post made by Hiker on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking at Arastradero Park

Today we pulled into Arastradero Park and had to wait in line for a parking spot. We were lucky, it took about five minutes,...

Original post made by hiker on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by hiker, on Nov 19, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents imprisoned during WW2?

Just read this book review by a Palo Alto woman whose family imprisoned during World War 2: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/08/28/RVC71KPPNM.DTL Does...

Original post made by history buff on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by history buff, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 973 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, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check out the Weekly's unintentional cover

Is it just me, or did anyone else read it as something besides "MILE" since the bottom bar of the capital E was buried in...

Original post made by Hmm on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by To Not So Funny, on Aug 22, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 9 comments | 1714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman at Stanford Assaulted

I just read a news brief from Stanford law enforcement that a woman was assaulted at Manzanita Field by a white male, 40s....

Original post made by Hmmm on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot - Will the Verdict be Innocent or Guilty?

Since folks have hijacked previous threads with their rude comments, no further comments can be posted. So I thought I'd...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Lieutenant Violated Police Dept Policy

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17668831?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com I wish this publication...

Original post made by Hmmm on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

E. Palo Alto Homicide Investigation Update

From EPA PD: Press Briefing Advisory Re: Homicide Investigation Updates July 24 The East Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jul. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Any Word On Stanford Assault Last Night?

It was an odd report, from a woman alleging an assault in the vicinity of Stock Farm & Searsville Roads. ...

Original post made by Hmmm on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

YUCA action today at 5 Newell Court, EPA!

PITCH A TENT! Rally to roll back rents at Page Mill-owned units Location: WestPark Apartments, 5 Newell Court, EPA Date...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boy in Florida Killed by Weimaraner

Given all the pit bull hysteria I have seen on Town Square, I wanted to link an article as a reminder that all dogs can bite,...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

News About Fire in EPA, Westside?

I saw a brief news story about a fire on Clarke, on the westside of EPA. Earlier tonight I saw fire trucks & cop cars, but...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA Residents Urged To Contact Council

A special meeting of the East Palo Alto City Council will be held tomorrow - Tuesday, April 22. This meeting has closed...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 28, 2014 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 1126 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question for Editors

How come there's now a selection on Town Square called "Woodland Park" that allows an E. Palo Alto resident to select that...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 9, 2014 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aggressive Panhandling at Town & Country

Recently, I was accosted by an aggressive panhandler holding a sleeping child while I was at Town & Country. I'm usually...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:16 am | 13 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Other species of honeybees around here?

I think I'm seeing species besides the western/European honey bee in our yard. I'm not positive, but the few I've seen look...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views
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