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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reverse Lottery at Palo Verde

I got a letter from Palo Verde today saying that due to over enrollment there is a reverse lottery that will take place on...

Original post made by Vianica on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 105 comments | 6326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Adult School poor program

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Original post made by Lucy Duncan on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by Sue, on Jan 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 13 comments | 6323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 6314 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Rio 2'

Rio 2, like its predecessor, is a run of the mill CGI-animated kid flick, Palo Alto film critic Peter Canavese says. Yet,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 11, 2014 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 6313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to Discard Tinsley

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Original post made by Resident on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by proud Tinsley participant, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 54 comments | 6310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 6307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA teacher wins award for using tech in classroom

When Robert Pronovost started teaching at Belle Haven Elementary in 2007, the only tech in his classroom was three aging...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lexie, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 6307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a good summer read ...

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Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Jun. 2, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 19, 2006 at 10:21 pm | 14 comments | 6304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Elton Sherwin, venture capitalist turned climate change entrepreneur

Elton Sherwin, former cleantech venture capitalist turned accidental climate change entrepreneur talks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 6302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned home brings angst to Eichler block

With its leafy sidewalks and quiet air of suburban serenity, Richardson Court appears an unlikely battlefront in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by MD from TO, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:08 am | 42 comments | 6295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A champion for charter schools

Six years after rocking the Palo Alto education scene with a threat to petition for a charter school here, Grace Mah finds...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 100 comments | 6294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Espinosa, Burt, Yeh, Dykwel for City Council

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Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 113 comments | 6288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools loosen purse strings after property-tax revenue jumps

Palo Alto school officials are loosening the purse strings for the first time in years as a booming real-estate market has...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 22 comments | 6286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto calls impasse in union talks

After months of contentious and ultimately fruitless negotiations, Palo Alto officials have declared an impasse in their...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 54 comments | 6279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mitchell Park Library

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Original post made by AnnoyedParent on Jul. 26, 2006
Last comment by Ethan, on Jul 31, 2006 at 8:42 pm | 12 comments | 6279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double standard for residency

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Original post made by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2006
Last comment by another anon, on Sep 10, 2006 at 6:32 pm | 20 comments | 6276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do your kids think about the new school schedule

What do you kids think about finishing the semester before break. Here's what I hear from high schoolers: --Teacher's didn't...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 12, 2013 at 11:45 am | 67 comments | 6274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to vote on challenging OCR

The Palo Alto school board will vote Tuesday on a resolution sharply criticizing the federal Office for Civil Rights for...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by another parent, on Jun 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 23 comments | 6268 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Desi Jean, on Dec 14, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 10 comments | 6267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Do not enter signs on the children's bedroom doors

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Original post made by Wondering on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Leslie, on Nov 2, 2006 at 6:05 am | 5 comments | 6267 Views
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