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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: Fight 'devastating' state $$ cuts

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Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Caught sleeping, on Nov 28, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 45 comments | 4714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Environmental lessons cap Earth Month

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by k corbett, on Aug 4, 2008 at 11:24 am | 45 comments | 4124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Mac'sSmoke Shop Ad on this site legal and ethical ?

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Original post made by julie on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by sam, on Jul 2, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 45 comments | 3127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families hoping to join Palo Alto district hit setback

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Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 25, 2008 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 4277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recommendations for struggling Gunn student?

We have a student struggling at Gunn and don't know what our options are for getting more support. The key stress is keeping...

Original post made by Worried Gunn parent on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 45 comments | 4379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 3198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens knock off 'living skills' requisite in summer term

A scramble to fulfill the "living skills" requirement for high school graduation prompted nearly 500 students to enroll in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jul 31, 2013 at 11:00 am | 45 comments | 23048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dispute delays opening of two Paly buildings

A dispute with a contractor has delayed this fall's opening of two major new buildings at Palo Alto High School -- a two-story...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:52 am | 45 comments | 6716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A 'hidden population' in Palo Alto schools

The details were hazy but the urgency was clear: A family with three Palo Alto schoolchildren was living in their car, with...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by BPMe, on Nov 15, 2013 at 6:38 am | 45 comments | 57666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Counseling, scaled-back summer school on board agenda

Updates on this year's summer school as well as on counseling programs in Palo Alto's middle schools and high schools will...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on May 12, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 45 comments | 3920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto committee analyzes school enrollment data to identify issues, solutions

The school district's new enrollment management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to better guide...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by OPar, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23 pm | 45 comments | 5948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Undisclosed new-school proposal sparks dissent

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, early in a presentation of the Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Tempest in a Teapot, on Dec 9, 2015 at 5:43 am | 45 comments | 10096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by David Shaw, on Nov 12, 2016 at 11:43 am | 45 comments | 7044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire breaks out at Stanford Dish

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Original post made on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Jake, on Jul 3, 2007 at 9:12 am | 45 comments | 7684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Napping Palo Alto resident awakes, surprises burglar

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by To Surprised, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 45 comments | 4750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More burglaries reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating several unconnected burglaries carried out earlier this week, a crime police say has increased...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ronald L., on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:12 am | 45 comments | 3625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by bicycle in Palo Alto sustains major injuries

An elderly woman who was struck by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning sustained major injuries, according to...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 25, 2015 at 11:07 am | 45 comments | 6056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Joe Bloe, on Aug 27, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 45 comments | 5246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Palo Alto

An East Palo Alto man has died after being struck by car while riding his bike in Palo Alto Monday morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Former Cyclist, on Aug 24, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 13034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo supports state look at chloramine safety

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by A. M. Miller, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 45 comments | 9388 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,499 views

Sing and celebrate
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