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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 2059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Noreen Likins resigns after six years as Gunn High principal

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likins is resigning at the end of the school year, she told Gunn teachers, students and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 34 comments | 2898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto veterans named high school principals

Two veteran Palo Alto teachers and administrators, Katya Villalobos and Phil Winston, have been named the new principals...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:04 am | 34 comments | 3000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools brace for state cuts

Palo Alto school officials are battening down the hatches in anticipation of a state funding cut that could be as high as...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by truth, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 34 comments | 2292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Severed Fingers at Fairmeadow Elementary

On Monday, May 16, 2011 our 11 year old son, Peter, was attending a regular day as a 5th grade student at Fairmeadow Elementary...

Original post made by ninadora on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by ninadora, on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 34 comments | 2494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gym teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Mar 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 34 comments | 2385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 17, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 34 comments | 1926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:19 am | 34 comments | 19088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 3912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for indecent exposure

A man who police believe exposed himself to teenage girls near Gunn High School in Palo Alto was arrested Friday, Police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 21, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 34 comments | 2203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boys robbed Monday night at Jordan, one hit

Two teenage boys were forcibly robbed of their wallets and some cash about 8 p.m. Monday as they were riding their bikes...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2009 at 9:13 am | 34 comments | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by cb, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 34 comments | 2620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May is outraged that the defense attorneys for May's admitted killer,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by David Taylor, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 34 comments | 1794 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Knife threat triggers barricade of empty house

Palo Alto police and other law-enforcement officers barricaded a house in the 500 block of Georgia Avenue just before 11...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Concerned mother, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 34 comments | 2485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by rideabike, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:32 pm | 34 comments | 2573 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by G & S driver strikes again, on Nov 14, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 34 comments | 8597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man charged in teen delinquency cases

The presence of more than 40 teenagers, ages 16 and 17, possibly under the influence of alcohol, at a home in the 1200 block...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kimberly, on May 16, 2012 at 10:04 am | 34 comments | 6730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips into Palo Alto parking garage, hits Mercedes

A car that slid on a rain-slicked road fell into the Birch Street garage near California Avenue and crashed into a new Mercedes...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 34 comments | 1499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck on El Camino

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 23, 2012 at 7:48 pm | 34 comments | 1953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1080 Views
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