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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board needs to open up discussion of OCR rulings

Eight months ago our community learned that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) found that Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by not so fast, on Nov 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 31 comments | 27671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three preparing bids for Palo Alto school board

Three parent leaders have confirmed that they are strongly considering running for two open seats on the Palo Alto Board...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on May 3, 2014 at 7:21 pm | 31 comments | 6137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto substitute teachers to get pay raise

Following the testimony of four substitute teachers who said their pay is too low at Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by SouthernCalSub, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 31 comments | 7453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 3854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panelists tell community: Listen more, listen deeply

A mother, a sister and a friend who have lost loved ones to suicide, along with a psychiatrist, a pediatrician, the Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by a parent, on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 6378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Push, Don't Crush, the Students

Another NYT article on PAUSD: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sunday-review/push-dont-crush-the-students.html?fb_ref=Default&_r=0...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by YellingAtTheWall, on May 2, 2015 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A theater also rises

Passersby might have noticed the massive 26,000-square-foot building whose skeleton has emerged over the last several weeks...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 31 comments | 3853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why is there a Taser debate?

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Original post made by Silver Bullet on Mar. 29, 2007
Last comment by Ed, on May 24, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 31 comments | 5587 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No fines for hiker who cried 'lion'

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Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:46 am | 31 comments | 3036 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find gang graffiti in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto police officer noticed gang-related graffiti painted on a fence near the Edgewood Plaza shopping center last...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 8, 2011 at 11:36 am | 31 comments | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Agents seize $7 million in heroin in East Palo Alto

The largest heroin bust ever in San Mateo County occurred Tuesday in East Palo Alto when agents from the California Bureau...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Y, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 31 comments | 4566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway armed robbery Thursday night

Palo Alto police report that an armed robber held up two persons who had just pulled into a driveway in the 400 block of...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 31 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters blast Palo Alto's labor-reform measure

For the second straight year, Palo Alto voters will find themselves in the midst of a heated labor battle between their elected...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Frank, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 31 comments | 2097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 21, killed in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in East Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident , on Oct 17, 2011 at 12:57 am | 31 comments | 1936 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

When sentencing young lawbreakers, race matters, study finds

People's opinions on whether youth who break the law should be sentenced as adults vary significantly when a single word...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Duh, on Jun 5, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 2719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 3051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike thieves nabbed in College Terrace

Two bike thieves who police said possessed burglary tools, a stun gun and crystal meth, were arrested in College Terrace...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Dec 29, 2013 at 12:11 am | 31 comments | 5301 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Protest on San Mateo Bridge caused crashes, CHP says

A regional division chief of the California Highway Patrol responded to at least four collisions resulting from protesters'...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 24, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 31 comments | 4078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice plans return to Stanford where she will "look back and write books"

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Original post made by Robin on Jan. 20, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 26, 2007 at 7:37 am | 31 comments | 4011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hoover director to meet with faculty Nov. 8

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Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by reflections, on Oct 24, 2007 at 7:43 am | 31 comments | 3768 Views
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