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PUBLIC AGENDA: parking exemptions, calendar advisory commission, urban forest master plan

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/18/public-agenda-parking-exemptions-calendar-advisory-commission-urban-forest-master-plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2525 Views

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On Deadline: Upsurge in teen crisis, drug referrals reported by counseling service

There has been an upsurge in crisis-level referrals in the past year to therapists at the Adolescent Counseling Service,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2955 Views

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Minor injuries in school bus collision

A Cadillac Escalade SUV clipped a school bus this morning when it veered into oncoming traffic on West Bayshore and Embarcadero...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Finally , on Oct 29, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 10014 Views

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East Palo Alto school gets five more years

A high-performing East Palo Alto charter school prevailed Thursday night when it received permission to continue operating...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 21293 Views

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Life is Tricky (on bullying)

Joey is playing kickball. Around him in the schoolyard, the other kids are moving in a blur—yelling, teasing, shrieking....

Original post made by Marc Vincenti on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Duveneck parent, on Dec 5, 2013 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1112 Views

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Before Hoover

The name of the school was South Palo Alto Elementary School. There was one room and teacher for first and second grade...

Original post made by Louise on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Louise Heath, on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 632 Views

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Common Core And The Literary Classics: Supplementing Our Kids Education (By An Avowed Jane Austenophile)

Jane Austen has become quite popular in the past decade—at least commercially. When I see Jane Austen stationary at Paper...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 7, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 783 Views

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Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress"

Stanford Health Psychologist: "I've changed my mind about stress" TED Talk: "My mission is to help people be happier...

Original post made by interesting stress research on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 10, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2864 Views

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Castilleja School – rules and regulations do not apply to us

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24952211/palo-alto-neighbors-r Palo Alto neighbors revolt over exclusive high...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 23, 2014 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1076 Views

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The hippo in the classroom

The hippo in the classroom Read the full guest opinion by Marc Vincenti here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/02/28/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by I Agree, on Mar 1, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2737 Views

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SAT essay portion optional and other changes

After 7 years, the essay portion will be optional in 2016 although many colleges may still require the score for applications....

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 848 Views

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"Box Tops for Education"

Do any of the schools or other organizations in the community collect the little "Box Tops for Education" coupons that so...

Original post made by WilliamR on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 604 Views

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Palo Alto youth win SF chamber music prize

Four teenage string musicians, three of whom attend Gunn High School, only started playing together last fall, but in February...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2014 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 15945 Views

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Students of color have a strong support group

Palo Alto students of color have a strong support group Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

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Gregory Elarms, accused killer of David Lewis, dies

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis died Friday, April 11, at Stanford Hospital, the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 5833 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>No thanks, Mr. Gates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/04/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't forget, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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Palo Alto grad Adams waiting for phone call on draft day

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams has faced all kinds of coverages during his brief two-year college football career at Fresno...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by former paly parent, on May 10, 2014 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3040 Views

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Need College Advisor

Can anyone recommend a good college advisor? We want somebody who has a calm and low key approach and focuses on finding...

Original post made by HS mom on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by College Grad, on May 18, 2014 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 646 Views

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KTVU investigates teacher and administrator misconduct

A couple of days ago, KTVU began showing an investigative report on the state revoking teaching and administrative credentials....

Original post made by KTVU viewer on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by KTVU Viewer, on May 19, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 1514 Views

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Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1755 Views
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