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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent struck by car while walking student to school

In Barron Park around 8am, a pedestrian parent was struck by a vehicle while walking a child to school. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=997...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 10, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Members differ on path for bullying complaints

A debate on the degree to which playground and other school complaints should be resolved by a teacher or principal versus...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Duvy dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 42 comments | 4628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Facebook Grossly Overcharging on Business Ads

Facebook is grossly overcharging small businesses on business advertising ads. I submitted an ad to Facebook specifying...

Original post made by Renee on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by facebook is no friend, on Dec 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 9489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

eliminate 6,000 cars from Stanford Research Park

For: Dec 9 City Council TDM (trip reduction) Study Session Dear Council and Planning Commission, Topic: Research Park...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 10, 2013 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacific Art League Winter/Spring 2014 Registration Open

Pacific Art League Winter/Spring 2014 Registration Open Browse our online class and workshop catalog http://updated.pacificartleague.org/images/education/catalog_pdf/2014%20W...

Original post made by PAL on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to consider appeal of Hamilton Ave. plan

The Palo Alto City Council will consider the appeal Monday of an approved modernist building that appellant Doug Smith, a...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:30 am | 32 comments | 3623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protesters in front of PAMF?

Is this the only localclinic that has protesters for better wages?...

Original post made by Carol on Dec. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In search of a 'community conversation'

Palo Alto's new planning director, Hillary Gitelman, got her first dose of the Palo Alto process Monday night, as the city...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by crescent Park Dad, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 am | 45 comments | 5060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district bullying policies given 'green light' by feds and state

After spending 11 months working with federal and state agencies on developing new bullying policies and complaint procedures,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by This is so corrupt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 55 comments | 23485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools 2011”...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 5842 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident gets veterans back in the swim

On a sunny day in Malibu, Jesse Billauer, belly-down on a surfboard, cruises swiftly across the water as surfers nearby enjoy...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by wayne lerrigo, on Dec 9, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two nonfatal shootings in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park Sunday

Two nonfatal shootings -- one in East Palo Alto and one in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood -- occurred at nearly the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blaze destroys East Palo Alto home

A two-alarm fire gutted an East Palo Alto home, causing the structure to collapse on Monday morning. The fire began at about...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood spiderman, on Dec 9, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 3641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Merrill Newman returns home

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 493 Views

SPORTS

Undefeated East Palo Alto football team needs cash for championship

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds, a group of 21 boys, have an unblemished 33-0 record this year, but the team is facing a cash...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:42 am | 28 comments | 5053 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men finish water polo season with a trophy

==BI Of local note == Bret Bonnani scored five times, Forrest Watkins added three goals and the third-ranked Stanford men's...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Blatt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 3145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor

Dickens Told the Tale of Today's Poor By Ted Rudow III, MA Friday December 06, 2013 In a very real sense, Dickens...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do electronic credit card readers require signatures?

Can we just put a dot or press OKAY or YES or whatever confirmation word? I suppose I could just try, but wondering if anyone...

Original post made by Germaphobe in Winter on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by no signature required, on Dec 9, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helmet saved my daughter yesterday

Gabi was riding her bike into Paly and swerved and crashed to avoid running into a boy who crossed her path. Even though...

Original post made by Carina Rossner on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1189 Views
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