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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools welcome better financial news

Palo Alto school board members Tuesday expressed relief at the first good financial news for the school district in years,...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by PA Voter, on Dec 11, 2012 at 9:14 am | 79 comments | 4619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 4617 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: strong link between sugar, diabetes

Researchers have thought for years that eating too much of any food can cause weight gain and predispose people to diabetes....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by Good point, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 25 comments | 4617 Views

AROUND TOWN

TheatreWorks' "Brooklyn Boy" at Lucie Stern

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Original post made by Enoch Choi on Jul. 26, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 4616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine flu spreads, causing school closures

Health officials are continuing to test Bay Area residents for swine flu today (Thursday) as more suspected and confirmed...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Statistics and Risk, on May 5, 2009 at 11:29 am | 118 comments | 4614 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Public Urination

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Original post made by Just Thinking Out Loud on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by Miss Anthrop, on Mar 17, 2007 at 10:31 pm | 9 comments | 4614 Views

RESTAURANTS

La tosca

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Original post made by Lauren on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Enough already, on Aug 4, 2007 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 4613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robberies & Burglaries

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Original post made by Ray on Jul. 3, 2006
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 4, 2006 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 4611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 4611 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of,henzau, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 4610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who is Cordell trying to fool?

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Original post made by Michael Goldeen on Nov. 13, 2006
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 19, 2006 at 9:05 pm | 16 comments | 4610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Iraq and questions about our responsibilities

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 29, 2007 at 2:47 pm | 63 comments | 4610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 4610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Immersed in Mandarin

The world's most widely spoken language, Mandarin Chinese, increasingly is being spoken by the children of Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Engineer, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 72 comments | 4610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Fees, on Sep 2, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 77 comments | 4610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three new courses proposed for Paly

Sports nutrition, cars and physics are the subjects of three new classes proposed for Palo Alto High School next year. The...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Completely Agree with Wow, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 36 comments | 4609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District plan sets goals for learning-disabled and other students

A state-mandated plan that aims to help underperforming Palo Alto students but could benefit all students was praised by...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Just Sayin', on May 24, 2014 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 4609 Views

RESTAURANTS

Restaurant planned for Caffe Verona site

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 8, 2008 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 4608 Views
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