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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Math Flow - Lower Lanes vs Higher Lanes

My son insists in transfering to lower lane math even though his grades in the higher lane math are good. The main reason...

Original post made by Kira on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:27 am | 64 comments | 5423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Celebration of life set Saturday for fifth-grade teacher

A celebration of life has been set for George Flath, a popular fifth-grade teacher at Hoover Elementary School in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 64 comments | 10545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you drive your kid to school?

I am interested in having a good discussion about why those who drive their kids to school do so. Is it because you think...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by safety, on Sep 8, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 64 comments | 6229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 64 comments | 19880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New secondary schools proposed for Cubberley site

A school district committee charged with looking at how to better manage enrollment in Palo Alto Unified is making a preliminary...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 64 comments | 8508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, injured in College Terrace

A bicyclist was injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding across El Camino Real in Palo Alto's College Terrace...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terry Morse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 am | 64 comments | 6401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road Monday

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after a car crashed into him, sending him flying through the air, at the intersection...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Walker and Driver, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 64 comments | 5625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Online education's local incubator

For Foothill College President Judy Miner, online learning represents an opportunity to broaden the reach of her life's work...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by , on Oct 26, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 64 comments | 3764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan dies from injuries sustained in brawl

He was a young, athletic tennis instructor at Kim Grant Tennis Academy. His wife of two years said he was a peaceful person...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park, on Jan 16, 2015 at 12:13 am | 64 comments | 19382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even conservatives want AG out

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Original post made by SkepticAl on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by SkepticAl, on May 17, 2007 at 4:11 pm | 64 comments | 5501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al-Qaeda on the run in Iraq?

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Original post made by Draw the Line on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on May 30, 2007 at 7:18 am | 64 comments | 5544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin: Worst VP Pick Ever!

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Original post made by What The H--- Was McCain Thinking??? on Sep. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2008 at 8:37 pm | 64 comments | 4232 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Did Mitt Romney not pay any taxes for a decade?

Mitt's dad set the gold standard for politicians when he released 12 years of tax returns, since then, every major presidential...

Original post made by Tax Payer on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 64 comments | 2896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did anyone attend "Not In Our Town" event?

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Original post made by GSB on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jeanie, on Apr 7, 2008 at 1:05 pm | 64 comments | 5993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Matadero Creek Trail project heading to Midtown

A proposed trail for bicyclists and pedestrians through the center of Midtown Palo Alto is taking some residents by surprise,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Resident of Los Altos Hills, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 64 comments | 37138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buena Vista residents compensation plan released

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park homeowners would get a minimum of $31,000 for their mobile homes under the terms of a "resident...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by If it adds ABAG units, it will work, on May 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 64 comments | 5444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 64 comments | 10702 Views

RESTAURANTS

Midtown's 'Creme de Cafe' coffee shop closes

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sima, on Sep 12, 2009 at 12:47 am | 64 comments | 6349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Iraq and questions about our responsibilities

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 29, 2007 at 2:47 pm | 63 comments | 5313 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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