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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Biking at dusk and night

This summer I have noticed that a lot of children in the 10 to 18 age range ride bicycles without headlights or taillights...

Original post made by Jon on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by AnotherConcernedParent, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Watch candidate interviews online

The Palo Alto Weekly conducted interviews this week with all four candidates for Palo Alto Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by involved parent, on Oct 5, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 1392 Views

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Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Phillips, on Oct 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad Adams proving quite a catch for Fresno State

The Palo Alto High football team saw its season end two weeks ago in the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs, but...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by John, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2081 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving a pilot residential collection policy for compost; hear a "Year...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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Sound Lounge strikes a chord with students

With an apocalypse on the horizon, Gunn High School senior Timmy Linetsky seemed extraordinarily relaxed, even eager. "It's...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore

Palo Alto and Gunn high school girls have taken to wrestling, reflecting an increasing number of who have joined wrestling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Alumna Mom, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New opportunities await eight local teams this week

The 2013 CIF Northern California basketball playoffs will offer a number of opportunities for eight local teams that begin...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not Mitty Again, on Mar 5, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

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Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

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M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 771 Views

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Boy Scouts vote to allow gay boys

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/23/us/boy-scouts-sexual-orientation The Boy Scouts of America national council...

Original post made by Scout parent on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on May 23, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

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Sad News

I received this in my email today, my heart goes out to Ms. Elsbernd and her family friends and the Jordan community. 5/24/13 Hi...

Original post made by Jon S on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on May 26, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

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Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world

Terman: A caring place for kids in a complicated world Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19145...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A Terman parent, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

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Artist makes point with pencils

Harriete Estel Berman's current installation in the Anita Seipp Gallery at Palo Alto's Castilleja School hangs like a colorful...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Harriete Estel Berman, on Aug 13, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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'Grand opening' of new Gunn gym set for Sunday

Gunn High School invites the community to a grand opening of its new gym Sunday, Aug. 18, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The $9...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Irononic, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1965 Views

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JLS Middle School celebrates new, two-story building

Seventh-graders were the tour guides Wednesday as about 1,000 people turned out for a back-to-school dinner and grand opening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 13, 2013 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public invited to Fairmeadow grand opening

Students at Fairmeadow Elementary School invite the public to tour their new, two-story classroom building in a community...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Fairmeadow parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2544 Views
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