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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 27763 Views

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Halloween and Teens

It is Halloween again and a great time of year to bring neighborhoods together! Last week the Project Safety speaker, Clay...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 1629 Views

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Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1682 Views

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Fourth consecutive 'Spare the Air' alert issued

A fourth consecutive winter Spare the Air Day has been issued for the Bay Area on Saturday (Dec. 10) because of continued...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by don't pollute, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 1686 Views

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Feedback on Summer Camps for Incoming First Grader

Greetings: We hope to enroll our six-year-old daughter in a day camp this summer, and I know the enrollment period for many...

Original post made by SummerCamper on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1752 Views

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Is anyone at PAUSD watching Apple say goodbye to text books!

We have been talking about it for some time, but has anyone at Churchill been paying attention? http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/01/did-apple-just-reinvent-the-textbook/ We...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1478 Views

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Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

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VIDEO: Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary

Monday evening, March 12, hundreds of Palo Alto Girl Scouts strolled from the Lou Henry Hoover Program Center at Rinconada...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by women, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 3251 Views

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Palo Alto girls' team places first in LEGO robotics competition

A team of eighth-grade Palo Alto girls placed first among 65 teams Sunday in the First LEGO League robotics competition at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 2186 Views

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Former Gunn student found guilty in 2009 shooting

Daniel Gil-Fernandez, a Gunn High School dropout and self-proclaimed Nortenos gang member, was found guilty Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 2973 Views

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Citizens sought for school bond oversight

The Palo Alto school board is seeking applicants to serve on a citizens' committee overseeing expenditures under the school...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 3 comments | 2029 Views

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volunteer jobs

Does anyone know any volunteer jobs for 13 year old kids in Palo alto or mountain view in the summer?...

Original post made by volunteer positions on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by volunteer positions, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 1862 Views

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Understanding and rehabilitating the teen brain

It is 1:30 in the morning. A faint glow emanates from the slightly ajar door of a bedroom. The mother of a 16-year- old opens...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by J.J., on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

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Services today for Walter Hays teacher Renee Serventi

Services will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 8, for Renee Serventi, a teacher at Walter Hays Elementary School who died Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Moira , on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 2562 Views

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EPA teacher wins award for using tech in classroom

When Robert Pronovost started teaching at Belle Haven Elementary in 2007, the only tech in his classroom was three aging...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lexie, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 11968 Views

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Stanford Math Circle Elementary

I was looking for ways to enrich my first graders math experience when I came across this: Stanford Math Circle Elementary...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:23 am | 3 comments | 2579 Views

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High school sports gets a network of its own

The Central Coast Section (CCS) and PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn) announced the launch of the Central Coast Network, a partnership...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 23, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

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Possible future for Safe Ride program?

A former volunteer has offered to convene a community meeting about the future of Safe Ride, a recently canceled program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sally Bemus, on Aug 27, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 1912 Views

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Helmets are for heads, not handlebars

I drove past Paly this week as students were on their way to school and was surprised to see many students with their bike...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Biker, on Sep 29, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

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Ravenswood kicks off new school year

Ravenswood City School District kicked off the school year Aug. 23 with about 3,500 students and an operating budget of $38.5...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by epa parent, on Feb 28, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 3005 Views
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