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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City blames Gunn start time for Arastradero traffic

A July 10, 2013, memo by City staff regarding the Maybell rezoning places the bulk of the blame for Arastradero traffic problems...

Original post made by Parents need to know this on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by seriously, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 42 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents Nursery School Open House 8/10

Parents Nursery School Open House Saturday, August 10th, 10 am - 12 pm 2328 Louis Rd., Palo Alto Looking for that special...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Aug. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hospital construction impacts day care center

Stanford has begun building their new children's hospital and with it, a 9-level parking structure less than 60-feet -- the...

Original post made by Parents of Arboretum Daycare on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 1941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

new wallet has label warning may cause cancer

I just bought a new wallet that I like, and it wasn't until later I saw a label on the box warning "may contain chemicals...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by pares, on Aug 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

tainted eggs uncovers horrendous conditions

Investigators are finding horrendous conditions at the huge egg farms where these tainted eggs are coming from. What is...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 3, 2010 at 11:07 am | 17 comments | 1591 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

auto accident on Arastradero

Does anyone know about the auto accident Friday around 6pm at Arastradero and Terman? It looked bad but I hope no one was...

Original post made by pares on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Arastradero Mess, on Feb 20, 2011 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

TSA latest patdown fiasco

This is just outrageous that TSA screeners are performing such intrusive examinations on a routine, random basis. Does it...

Original post made by pares on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Just Thinking, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scam?

We received a letter from Jay Buzi who claims to be interested in our property but it looks like a form letter (no inside...

Original post made by pares on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Saratoga Homeowner, on Mar 2, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can anyone explain the Zoning definitions?

What are the definitions of RM-15 and R-2 Zones? This is from an announcement about a development near Barron Park: "Palo...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Parent , on May 9, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 11 comments | 1556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Density Housing

The high density housing that is going in, en masse all at once, is breathg taking here in south Palo Alto. Coming home...

Original post made by pares on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Employeeeeeee, on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 901 Views

AROUND TOWN

car crash El Camino and Los Altos Ave.

Does anyone know what happened today around 10:30am at this location? It looked like a very bad two car collision. I hope...

Original post made by pares on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

no soliciting -- even for firefighters

On the weekend a firefighter was at our door soliciting signatures for the petition. We've got a "no soliciting" sign which...

Original post made by paresident on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Marisol, on Jun 2, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 19 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crossing Guards

Where is the meeting that addresses the crossing guard elimination? It is recommended people supporting this wear their bike...

Original post made by PAResident on Jun. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parked cars in front of our house

Does anyone know the law on parking cars on the street -- how long? We've got a neighbor who has renters parking in front...

Original post made by paresident on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kathryn, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 66 comments | 12073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

TSA we're not safer

This Vanity Fair article just blew me away about the TSA. I've been Ok with the TSA screenings until the latest groping/scanner...

Original post made by paresident on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 29, 2011 at 6:07 am | 6 comments | 945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car accident on Webster and Forest

There was a nasty accident on Webster and Forest last night (2/13) Cadillac t-boned an Audi dragging it over 60 feet! Part...

Original post made by PAresident1 on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Dance Marathon raises money for Partners in Health in 24 hour dance party

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Original post made by Party@stanford.edu on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by terryg, on Feb 23, 2008 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime at Starbucks on ERC @ Stanford Ave tonight

I witnessed something that looked like a grab and run of a laptop or purse or ? from Starbucks on ECR @ Stanford Ave earlier...

Original post made by Passerby on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 2039 Views
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