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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents driving for field trips

I have children in school here and have wondered for some time about this policy... For field trips, at least in elementary...

Original post made by Bill on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 21, 2013 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 2197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 19239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Another civil-rights complaint filed against Palo Alto district

Already dealing with two new active investigations into whether it violated the civil rights of a Duveneck Elementary School...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on May 21, 2013 at 12:05 am | 81 comments | 3211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

police sketch of armed robbery suspect

Suspect robbed Round Table Pizza on Friday using a black semiautomatic handgun: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23286319/man-robs-los-altos-pizza-joint-dough...

Original post made by resident on May. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 886 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four injured, one dead in East Palo Alto shootings

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Two people...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 27 comments | 2682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopeful about buying historic post office

The future of Palo Alto's downtown post office building could become clearer Monday night, when the City Council considers...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on May 20, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Happened to Miki's Farm Fresh Foods?

Three people have reported going to Miki's on Alma near Meadow, and reported seeing a sign on the door saying that it was...

Original post made by La Dame Blanche on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 20, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 25 comments | 174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks flickers of hope for fiber network

As local technologists can readily vouch, Palo Alto's journey toward a citywide high-speed Internet network has been anything...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on May 20, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 29 comments | 27835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court overturns ruling in $18M home dispute

A Woodside couple will be stripped of $125,000 in attorney fees stemming from a 7-year feud with a Palo Alto contractor,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by contractor, on May 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 19 comments | 3102 Views

AROUND TOWN

See: What's being built in your area?

See: What's being built in your area? Show me building permits near... "Palo Alto" http://www.buildingeye.com/...

Original post made by Building Eye on May. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in downtown Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say robbed a woman in downtown Monday night after grabbing her by the ponytail...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 20, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 1849 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daytime shooting victim probably shot self

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When regular school doesn't work, Menlo Park enterprise offers help

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by English prof, on May 20, 2013 at 8:52 am | 23 comments | 3919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on May 19, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 39 comments | 3311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly posts local official's letter re Duveneck OCR bullying case

Superintendent Kevin Skelly Friday posted a letter to the PAUSD website from a Palo Alto city official that describes the...

Original post made by Curious on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on May 19, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 8 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 19, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 75 comments | 10577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Rape culture' articles spark inquiry

A Palo Alto High School student publication's description of how two victims of sexual assault were treated by their friends...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on May 19, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car campers...time to ban them!

If you have car campers in your neighborhood, it is a lot worse than unfinished homes next to you, although I do agree that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on May 18, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 72 comments | 1786 Views
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Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
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