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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja backs off on enrollment-growth plan

Criticism from neighbors and a letter from city planners about over-enrollment at Castilleja School have led the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by neighbor of school, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00 am | 55 comments | 5859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto scales back summer school plans

Palo Alto school officials are scaling back their plans for summer school next year following a court settlement and state...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 55 comments | 19785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district bullying policies given 'green light' by feds and state

After spending 11 months working with federal and state agencies on developing new bullying policies and complaint procedures,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by This is so corrupt, on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 55 comments | 16345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Commissioners kick back bike-boulevard plan

Wondering why a plan for a bike boulevard doesn't contain any data about bike trips, the Palo Alto Planning Commission kicked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 55 comments | 21650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority students face college-readiness gap

Palo Alto school district officials Tuesday night reported progress in the percentage of high school graduates who are "college...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Asianne, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:44 pm | 55 comments | 9206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn principal Villalobos to step down

Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos announced Tuesday she will step down June 30 after four years of leading the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 29, 2014 at 8:28 am | 55 comments | 8119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board releases superintendent contract

The Palo Alto school board released a contract for incoming superintendent Glenn "Max" McGee Friday afternoon, with his first...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by calling the kettle black, on Jun 4, 2014 at 8:54 am | 55 comments | 4394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in south Palo Alto train crash

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Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by LR, on Oct 27, 2008 at 11:01 pm | 55 comments | 7917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 27, fatally shot in East Palo Alto

A 27-year-old man died in a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County deputy coroner....

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by mizz juicy Gurl, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 55 comments | 3120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong-arm robberies hit Palo Alto streets again

Robbers snatched valuables from two people in the evening hours in Palo Alto on Saturday and Monday, adding to a string of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:27 am | 55 comments | 2266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

St. Raymond pastor on leave after 'boundary violation' with teen, archdiocese says

Father William Myers, pastor of St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, is on leave following an incident with a 17-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 55 comments | 3166 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: A Taser lesson learned

Imagine your 16-year-old son riding his bike on Palo Alto streets and, like too many bicyclists, cruising through a stop...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 55 comments | 5823 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Both Politicans and Journalists Suck

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Original post made by Outraged Then Saddened on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 55 comments | 2287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arnold's big mistake

Arnold made a big mistake. No excuses. He got caught out and a pregnancy occurred. What should he have done and how would...

Original post made by Bystander on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on May 18, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 55 comments | 2388 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 55 comments | 1469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney raises an Olympic Ruckus

Romney says London not prepared for the Olympics: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/news/9429187/Olympics-Mitt-Romney-seeks-to-play-down-London-2012-comments.html "...

Original post made by Rich Jeffries on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by flop, on Jul 28, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 55 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving to Palo Alto

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Original post made by Maryland-er on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Ronald L., on Jun 24, 2008 at 11:33 am | 55 comments | 2885 Views

AROUND TOWN

New five-story building eyed for downtown Palo Alto

A five-story building featuring offices, retail and residential units would go up on the site of a former Shell gas station...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Mar 9, 2011 at 10:09 am | 55 comments | 2387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maybell project opponents race against deadlines

Opponents of a recently approved development on Maybell Avenue are heading into crunch time in their drive to overturn a...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Zayda, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 55 comments | 2239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto needs $455 million infrastructure fix

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mimi, on Mar 21, 2008 at 4:21 pm | 54 comments | 2792 Views
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