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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One dead, one injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in East Palo Alto that left a 22-year-old man dead and a boy injured on Friday evening,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New elementary school proposed for Palo Alto

The Palo Alto school district should open a new elementary school at the site of the old Peninsula Day Care Center at 525...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 26 comments | 5257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tenure celebration fetes newly permanent teachers

Forty-two Palo Alto teachers as well as Jordan Middle School Principal Greg Barnes were honored for achieving permanent employment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tenure Info, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 26 comments | 3375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apartments could replace some Buena Vista mobile homes

A proposal to build about 65 low-income apartments for displaced families at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is being considered...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by @ George, on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 8688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is foreign language in the PAUSD taught at such a frenetic pace?

I am fluent in 3 languages. When I was in school here in the Bay Area, I took 6 years of French and learned the language...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 26 comments | 3580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth drug use is down, but potency up

Use of narcotics -- like those allegedly ingested by the Palo Alto 18-year-old who was arrested after trespassing and fighting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:13 am | 26 comments | 22439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district communication strategy meets concern

A new element of the Palo Alto school district's communication strategy – to each week gather and categorize all media...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 am | 26 comments | 4298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, grading, curriculum: Consistency in high schools

In its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the Palo Alto school board will tackle a 200-plus page research report that...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Community, on Aug 26, 2015 at 6:12 pm | 26 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Living authentically

For years, J. kept a folder of items to remind himself that he existed. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/11/06/living-authentically...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by PA parent 2008, on Nov 8, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 26 comments | 8270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns over academic laning resurface

The school district's board room was full early Tuesday morning with parents who turned out to hear what became a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by It's the Boasting, Stupid, on Mar 9, 2016 at 7:05 pm | 26 comments | 3895 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspend ALL DUI offenders from the roads for life!

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Original post made by Anna on Sep. 10, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 26 comments | 8243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killed cyclist identified as Rodney Smith of Portola Valley

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Original post made on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Joe Schmoe, on Mar 1, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 26 comments | 10713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man assaulted while walking home from bar

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by complaining mom, on Aug 9, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 26 comments | 4795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver chases would-be robbers

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Original post made on Nov. 25, 2007
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 29, 2007 at 11:27 pm | 26 comments | 4913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by jb, on Dec 12, 2007 at 12:26 am | 26 comments | 5072 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto resident interrupts burglary

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Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by c. attucks, on May 23, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 26 comments | 3821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed chase cuts through neighborhoods

A high speed chase through Palo Alto neighborhoods early Thursday afternoon was triggered by a routine traffic stop that...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by cid, on Dec 8, 2008 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Our house got egged last night

Some loser or two egged our house at 11 pm last night. I can't believe that they have nothing else more exciting to do. This...

Original post made by Midtowner on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 26 comments | 2525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto kidnap case called 'very violent'

The kidnap and rape of a woman who had parked her car on El Camino Real in Palo Alto last Saturday (May 22) is being described...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Chrisc, on Jun 1, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 26 comments | 3099 Views
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