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Grierson Admits Another OCR Investigation - Denies Fault

In a letter to parents, Principal Chris Grierson of Duveneck Elementary tonight told parents that his school is the latest...

Original post made by PA Dad on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 1592 Views


Backyard chickens in Palo Alto?


Original post made by PA Family on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 12, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 17 comments | 4856 Views


Barron Park Market, DOA?


Original post made by PA Foodie on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by whattttt??, on Jun 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2999 Views


Jason Buzi---purchase offer left on doorstep!!

I know this guy has been around a while. Letters, flyers etc.etc. Today he took the cake. Completed PURCHASE OFFER...

Original post made by PA Homeowner on Nov. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1172 Views


High school graduates college acceptances


Original post made by PA mom on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 19, 2008 at 2:14 pm | 17 comments | 2348 Views


Pros and Cons of Menlo School

I'd like to hear from people who have first hand experience with Menlo School. What are pros and cons of this school, apart...

Original post made by PA mom on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by in the know, on May 16, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 18 comments | 5497 Views


Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:40 am | 26 comments | 2159 Views


Best Place to See Fireworks on the 4th?


Original post made by PA Mom on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Norm, on Jul 3, 2007 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 3481 Views


Where did all these large black crows come from?

Has anyone else noticed the large amount of black crows in the Mid-Town / El Carmelo area? Some of these birds are enormous!...

Original post made by PA Mom on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Feb 10, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 2970 Views


Don't understand why Seale Park Restrooms were locked on Memorial Day

Looking forward to spending a nice Memorial Day afternoon at Seale Park, a group of friends and I met there at 4p. We planned...

Original post made by PA Mom on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by David, on May 30, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 881 Views


Steve Young's birthday at Stanford Shopping Center

If you are a intellectual snob who enjoys complaining, ignore this posting. ...

Original post made by PA Native on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 923 Views


PACT's Cinderella is fantastic!

Really everyone should go see this Rodgers and Hammerstein version of Cinderella. Both the singing and acting are fantastic,...

Original post made by PA oldtimer on Nov. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1602 Views


Gunn plan for 2300 students

Every parent I tell this to seems shocked, so here's the way things stand: Right now, there are no plans to reopen Cubberly....

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Parent, on Feb 21, 2009 at 12:37 am | 90 comments | 3537 Views


Transfer Tax to Fund Schools?

Given how our housing values are tied to the quality of our schools, shouldn't we insist on a transfer tax for all this new...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 51 comments | 3086 Views


Is Skelly Next?

What is going on with our leadership?! Is it just me, or does it feel like we are losing all of our 6-12 leadership this...

Original post made by PA Parent on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 1855 Views


Fed up with bullying/taunting in school

I am getting so fed up by the bullying and taunting in our elementary school, and it's mostly older boys forming cliques...

Original post made by pa parent on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by kmom, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:44 am | 6 comments | 1490 Views


Teaching Teen To Drive

My teen daughter is 17 and has gotten her drivers permit and had her first 2 driving lessons. I am wondering if people have...

Original post made by PA Parent on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by parent of teen, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 1581 Views


Pool Service Recomendation?

Hello fellow Palo Alto pool owners. I'm seeking a recomendation for a weekly pool maintenance/service company. Very few...

Original post made by PA Pool Owner on Jun. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 766 Views


Utility department survey?


Original post made by PA Questions&Comments on May. 26, 2007
Last comment by A resident, on May 27, 2007 at 8:18 am | 5 comments | 3083 Views


Label Genetically Modified Foods made it to Nov Ballot

Many donít fully appreciate the strategy of seeking to have genetically engineered foods labeled in California. The belief...

Original post made by PA resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by William, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 9 comments | 1713 Views
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