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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD agenda item: paying Glenn McGee more money

On the agenda yesterday was the annual evaluation of the PAUSD superintendent, Glenn McGee. His million-dollar contract will...

Original post made by While you were sleeping on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Limit his contract , on Jun 17, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school in East Palo Alto voted down

Despite testimonies of support from a standing-room-only crowd, the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Cohen, on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 3327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District devotes additional funding for smaller classes

In recent months, the district has devoted additional funding to lower secondary class sizes for the new school year. In...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Source? , on Aug 14, 2016 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 2231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell

After serving for almost a decade on the Palo Alto Board of Education, Melissa Baten Caswell didn't initially plan to run...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gives feedback on budget cutbacks for next year

The Palo Alto school board mostly refrained from giving line-item feedback on a list of potential budget cutbacks for the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by failing at the job, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Royalty, Sumo wrestlers and Pokemon?

Five minutes before the day let out at Gunn High School on Oct. 20, there was no sign of life outside on Titan Field, just...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Good, clean FUN!, on Oct 28, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where the Palo Alto school-board candidates stand on class size

At a town hall meeting on the Palo Alto school district’s budget shortfall on Sept. 15, Superintendent Max McGee made a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 3438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Wellness class series for parents

The Palo Alto school district is hosting a free three-class series to help parents support their children's physical and...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by 2017!, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Welcome to Town Square!

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Original post made by Bill Johnson on May. 30, 2006
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 28, 2006 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Weekly Asks...

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Original post made by Buster's Mom on Jun. 14, 2006
Last comment by spate?, on Jun 29, 2006 at 4:51 pm | 3 comments | 5937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What about Mark Hurd?

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Original post made by anonymous coward on Oct. 4, 2006
Last comment by anon, on Oct 10, 2006 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP's Hurd continues to spin away from accountability

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Original post made by J.L on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by joyce, on Nov 19, 2006 at 12:15 am | 3 comments | 5074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

96 YR OLD PALO ALTO MAN FINALLY BURIED AFTER NEARLY 2 MONTHS

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Original post made by geraldine kinyon on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by equal Justice, on Mar 10, 2007 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 5018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident on El Camino bet. Page Mill & Matadero?

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Original post made by Curious on May. 6, 2007
Last comment by curious, on May 6, 2007 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 4992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned on four counts of murder

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by francisco, on May 18, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 6176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What was that huge accident on Charleston at 2:30 PM today, Friday?

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Original post made by td on Jun. 29, 2007
Last comment by Newsy, on Jul 3, 2007 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 4971 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer Crosswalks

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Original post made by qq on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Sgt. Steve Herrera, on Jul 19, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 4198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto to have 'ShotSpotter' installed

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by yet another parent, on Aug 2, 2007 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 4715 Views
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