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Millennial matters

Millennial homeownership has hit an all-time low — 34.6 percent. Local owners and renters share their stories of what...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by Marlys J. Stewart, on Oct 27, 2015 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2456 Views


PAUSD: rename Jordan Middle School in honor of a role model!

Dear PAUSD Board of Education, David Starr Jordan after whom Jordan Middle School is named was a devoted Racist and leading...

Original post made by Lars Johnsson on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by @Craig Laughton, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views


Attorney general issues tips, warnings to avoid charitable donation scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued some tips and warnings to help consumers make sure their holiday-season...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2557 Views


VIDEO: On this week's 'Behind the Headlines'

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," residents' unhappiness over the impacts of groundwater pumping...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by light, on Dec 5, 2015 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 873 Views


Finding their own way

"Second-graders, so many of you look ready to be engineers," Olga Tuman said, standing at the white board on a December morning...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by EPACS Teacher, on Jan 8, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 4663 Views


Palo Alto student-support committee proposed

How the school district can best — and better — support student mental health was front and center at Tuesday's...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by stats, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:49 pm | 2 comments | 489 Views


Course selection

In a quandary - my student would like to take Physics in the senior year and choose an elective in the junior year .. the...

Original post made by PhysicsOrNoPhysics on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by C, on Feb 18, 2016 at 1:59 am | 2 comments | 811 Views


Pursuing the rocky path to college

Read the full story here posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 22, 2016 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1786 Views


Palo Alto school board approves $50K to fund mental health services

Palo Alto school district staff now have $50,000 to use at their discretion through the end of the school year to support...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Ken Horowitz, on Feb 24, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 546 Views


Giving teens the freedom to try

One Palo Alto teen started a group to raise awareness of the environment; another, to raise money for scientific research...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Teen focus., on Mar 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 4913 Views


Local teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views


High schools tell board: Restore athletics funding

Palo Alto students, parents and high school athletics staff made the case at Tuesday's Board of Education meeting that sports...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by @ Election and Social Emotional Wellness, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 813 Views


Paly frosh-soph baseball learns how tough it is to finish perfect

Bob Budelli is all about teaching and learning. He and his coaches teach while their Palo Alto frosh-soph baseball players...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Bob Nitrio, on May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 416 Views


New proposal recommends full-day kindergarten for all in Palo Alto

All incoming Palo Alto school district kindergartners could attend school for a full day starting this fall under a new,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Michele, on May 25, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 4072 Views


FPPC to fine Palo Alto school board member for late campaign filing

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)'s Enforcement Division has recommended the agency fine Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Carl Thomsen, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2222 Views


Appeals court overturns dismissal of DNA-privacy lawsuit

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned this week the dismissal of a family's lawsuit against the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Good, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2476 Views


Ecumenical Hunger Program seeks gifts for teens

With only days left in the Ecumenical Hunger Program's holiday distribution of food and gifts, the organization is low on...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by giving, on Dec 22, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1850 Views


M-A freshman facing medical emergency dies

Only eight days after going to the emergency room with a mysterious illness, Aisea Mataele, a 14-year-old freshman at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Akanesi, on Dec 24, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 5340 Views


Plan to address achievement gap must be more refined, trustees and parents say

The Palo Alto school board and community members urged district staff on Tuesday to move a draft plan to reduce the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, on Jan 11, 2017 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2228 Views


Big donations boost mental health program

After a lengthy appeal to the public to do more to support teens and young adults suffering from anxiety and depression,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jan 20, 2017 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1957 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here