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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friendly Drive for Healthy Schools!

Since people on TS are probably more comfortable signing online than most people, I thought I'd post here. I'm still finding...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 5 comments | 322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Signature Platform? To Sign for Healthy Schools!

I am collecting signatures for a friendly signature drive to ask PAUSD to adopt an indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan...

Original post made by A Lumsdaine on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by A Lumsdaine, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A small gripe

Today I discovered, via the parking ticket on my car window, that I am not allowed to park near my neighborhood school between...

Original post made by a mom on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by a mom, on Nov 21, 2008 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE A BALLOTS DUE TODAY!

Your voted ballot must be received by the Registrar of Voters by 8pm on Election Day, May 4, 2010, TODAY! Measure A is...

Original post made by A Mom on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where's a good place for ear piercing?

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Original post made by A Mom on Jul. 14, 2006
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jul 27, 2006 at 8:51 pm | 4 comments | 11732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors Abroad

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Original post made by A Neighbor on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by South Palo Alto neighbor, on Jul 5, 2007 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3776 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Are they really selling free cable installations for Comcast?

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Original post made by A Neighbor on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by A Neighbor, on Jun 21, 2007 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 3445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: The New Reagan

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Original post made by A New Day Dawns Tonight on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by ObamaForDiaperChange, on Nov 9, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

is duveneck overflown this year?

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Original post made by a new duveneck parent on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 21, 2007 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 3903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Daily Becoming "Peninsula News Every Once In A While"

A small item on page 1 of today's PA Daily notes that it's dropping publication of a separate Sunday edition, thereby making...

Original post made by A Newspaper Reader on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 4, 2009 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu

Is anyone else considering keeping their kids home from school on Monday because of a possible flu outbreak?...

Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | 43 comments | 3493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation into Garth Li's death

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Original post made by A Palo Alto parent on Aug. 1, 2006
Last comment by ex gunn student, on May 5, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 14 comments | 7978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA teacher faces misdemeanor charges for party

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Original post made by A Parent on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anon3, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm | 60 comments | 7543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redshirted kids bullies?

I've been noticing the bullies at school (elementary) are pretty much the redshirted kids, mostly boys. Aside from the issues...

Original post made by a parent on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 26, 2010 at 6:55 am | 11 comments | 2570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apple and PAUSD

As a parent, I found out that all the computer products in the PAUSD district office and schools are Apple products, with...

Original post made by A parent on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:52 am | 18 comments | 1942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do teachers have a dress code?

School teacher dressing inappropriately. Should teachers have a dress code? She wears very low cut garments and extremely,extremely...

Original post made by a parent on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Getting a bit old, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 10 comments | 11715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private giving to public schools widens the gap between rich and poor.

This New York Times opinion piece is being widely read and shared by my Stanford colleagues this morning. As you consider...

Original post made by A parent concerned about social justice on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Sep 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 139 comments | 19734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steve Levy: blogger rights or thin-skinned censor?

This comment is not really directed toward Mr. Steve Levy, PA online blogger, but rather to the editors and administrators...

Original post made by a reader on Jan. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 6, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 11 comments | 4741 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular song amoung kids - SHOCKING LYRICS

I am so shocked! I listened to a rap song on my 13 yr old son's ipod called "My dick" by Mickey Avalon. I almost puked. The...

Original post made by A shocked parent on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by Private Parent, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 4276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

thoughts on Gov Romney's comments on 47% of THOSE people

Gov Romney is caught on tape saying: - "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what....

Original post made by a single thoughful question on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 38 comments | 1732 Views
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