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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement test data sparks heated discussion

Responding to criticism that he's excessively focused on test scores, Palo Alto School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Finland does it better, on Nov 21, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 130 comments | 41527 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclist's account of Woodside road-rage event

A Portola Valley resident said he was among 100 or so cyclists at the scene of a road-rage incident involving a pickup truck...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 130 comments | 9057 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Opportunity Center Was A Mistake

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Original post made by Kat on Dec. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gina, on Jan 16, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 130 comments | 10103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunting for 19-year-old shooting suspect

Palo Alto police have launched a manhunt 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ketimpor Ta, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 129 comments | 4632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Workers' union publicly protests city takebacks

The closed-doors negotiations between Palo Alto and its largest workers' union turned public and testy Monday night when...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:10 am | 129 comments | 10366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin-immersion grant saves PA district $$

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 129 comments | 5671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 129 comments | 23435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 129 comments | 18856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School, other schools now up for renaming

What began as one Jordan Middle School seventh-grader's book report on the questionable history of the school's namesake,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by marilyn, on Feb 25, 2016 at 5:27 pm | 128 comments | 10831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends, family recall 'amazing, loving' Seidman

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 128 comments | 6626 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ask the Economist

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:48 am | 128 comments | 4701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An unsustainable animal shelter

Palo Altans are big pet owners, and the prospect of not having the convenience and top-level service of the city-run Animal...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by sandra skolnik, on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 127 comments | 6642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student stays home pending court ruling

An 11-year-old Palo Alto boy is home from school pending an Oct. 25 court hearing on whether his genetic condition poses...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 127 comments | 7612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying recommendations delayed until April 9

The Palo Alto school district will unveil its recommendations for a new policy on bullying April 9, Superintendent Kevin...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Edmund Burke, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:00 am | 127 comments | 5845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 127 comments | 5774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless residents pan car-dwelling ban

Homeless residents and advocates pleaded with Palo Alto officials on Monday night to rethink their plan to ban vehicle dwelling...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 pm | 126 comments | 6904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park On Track For Adopting FLES

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 20, 2007 at 9:25 pm | 126 comments | 14777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn top nationwide rankings

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Original post made on Nov. 30, 2007
Last comment by Student, on Apr 15, 2008 at 6:49 pm | 126 comments | 11896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trying to stop bullying

Duveneck Elementary School in Palo Alto has a freshly repainted playground for games the kids play during recess. It's a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 126 comments | 6913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama picks Supreme Court Nominee..uh-oh...

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/15/us/15judge.html “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by She said it several times, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 126 comments | 4203 Views
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