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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Policy passed by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors allows requests for change of measure letter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed a policy Tuesday that will help voters differentiate between local measures...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gray Matters, on May 26, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Behind the Headlines — Palo Alto students speak out

On this week's webcast, four Palo Alto and Gunn high school students join education reporter Elena Kadvany to talk about...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Questions, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 2586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention and Youth Well-Being Survey - ALL COMMUNITY VOICES NEEDED

Project Safety Net Community Survey Attention Palo Alto Students, Parents, Grandparents and Neighbors: YOUR voice is Needed...

Original post made by Community on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Community, on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD agenda item: paying Glenn McGee more money

On the agenda yesterday was the annual evaluation of the PAUSD superintendent, Glenn McGee. His million-dollar contract will...

Original post made by While you were sleeping on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Limit his contract , on Jun 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school in East Palo Alto voted down

Despite testimonies of support from a standing-room-only crowd, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Cohen, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 3334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District devotes additional funding for smaller classes

In recent months, the district has devoted additional funding to lower secondary class sizes for the new school year. In...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 1005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives feedback on budget cutbacks for next year

The Palo Alto school board mostly refrained from giving line-item feedback on a list of potential budget cutbacks for the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by failing at the job, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on class size

At a town hall meeting on the Palo Alto school district’s budget shortfall on Sept. 15, Superintendent Max McGee made a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 3446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Wellness class series for parents

The Palo Alto school district is hosting a free three-class series to help parents support their children's physical and...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by 2017!, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student: Stanford offered settlement for sexual-assault case

A former Stanford University student whose 2014 sexual-assault case spurred campus protests and national media attention...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stanford Grad, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 1820 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 28, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5305 Views

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The Weekly Asks...

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Original post made by Buster's Mom on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by spate?, on Jun 29, 2006 at 4:51 pm | 3 comments | 5941 Views

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What about Mark Hurd?

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Original post made by anonymous coward on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by anon, on Oct 10, 2006 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6123 Views

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HP's Hurd continues to spin away from accountability

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Original post made by J.L on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by joyce, on Nov 19, 2006 at 12:15 am | 3 comments | 5077 Views

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96 YR OLD PALO ALTO MAN FINALLY BURIED AFTER NEARLY 2 MONTHS

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Original post made by geraldine kinyon on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by equal Justice, on Mar 10, 2007 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 5020 Views

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Incident on El Camino bet. Page Mill & Matadero?

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Original post made by Curious on May. 6, 2007
Last comment by curious, on May 6, 2007 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 4994 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,190 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 627 views

 

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