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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Pscoll16, on Jan 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 38 comments | 7558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly reverses position on bullying policies

After saying last month that he favored a single system for handling all school bullying complaints, Palo Alto Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by angelo, on Apr 22, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 38 comments | 12877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bye-bye bullying policies?

After spending more than a year working with expensive attorneys and two government agencies to develop uniform bullying...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 16, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 38 comments | 11129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teachers being too rigorous?

I feel so bad for the students who will fall prey to this sadistic teacher next year. Does complaining to the school help?...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Stanford parent, on May 14, 2014 at 9:28 am | 38 comments | 2813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates to debate

The public will get its first chance to see all five candidates for the Palo Alto school board next Thursday, Sept. 11, at...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by PAUSD, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 38 comments | 5175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Donna James, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 11366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 3238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person hit by vehicle in downtown Palo Alto

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at University Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto just after 4 p.m. today...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 38 comments | 3351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 2513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot alerted of dangers before plane crash

Pilot Doug Bourn was warned by the air traffic controller at Palo Alto Airport just before his Feb. 17 takeoff that there...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 38 comments | 2346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 1947 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver follows GPS, gets stuck on Caltrain tracks

A woman driving a Toyota Corolla got stuck on the Caltrain tracks near East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto Wednesday night when...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:12 am | 38 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 7647 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Lots of chocolate in Palo Alto

A high-end chocolate shop is scheduled to open this week in downtown Palo Alto in the former space of hair and makeup studio...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Panos for Alegio Alegio Chocolaté-Claudio Corallo, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 38 comments | 20785 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 2088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods speaks during a press conference Saturday addressing the joint raid on "Taliban" gang...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cu_T33, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 2344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense Thursday of the Bush administration's policies for interrogating...

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 2108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans win key US Senate election in Massachusetts

This is the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8466995.stm This is huge, Obama staked his reputation by campaigning...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Accountability, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 2691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 4115 Views
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