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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What can be done about teachers being too rigorous?

I feel so bad for the students who will fall prey to this sadistic teacher next year. Does complaining to the school help?...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Stanford parent, on May 14, 2014 at 9:28 am | 38 comments | 2341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 2603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person hit by vehicle in downtown Palo Alto

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at University Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto just after 4 p.m. today...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 38 comments | 2087 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 2149 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot alerted of dangers before plane crash

Pilot Doug Bourn was warned by the air traffic controller at Palo Alto Airport just before his Feb. 17 takeoff that there...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 38 comments | 2039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 1699 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver follows GPS, gets stuck on Caltrain tracks

A woman driving a Toyota Corolla got stuck on the Caltrain tracks near East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto Wednesday night when...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:12 am | 38 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 5230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Lots of chocolate in Palo Alto

A high-end chocolate shop is scheduled to open this week in downtown Palo Alto in the former space of hair and makeup studio...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Panos for Alegio Alegio Chocolaté-Claudio Corallo, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 38 comments | 16230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods speaks during a press conference Saturday addressing the joint raid on "Taliban" gang...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cu_T33, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 1952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense Thursday of the Bush administration's policies for interrogating...

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 1880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans win key US Senate election in Massachusetts

This is the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8466995.stm This is huge, Obama staked his reputation by campaigning...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Accountability, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 2424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 3300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local silence on ruling on Obamacare

Amazing local silence on the Federal Judge ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional. Even more silence on our own Administration...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:44 am | 38 comments | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

thoughts on Gov Romney's comments on 47% of THOSE people

Gov Romney is caught on tape saying: - "There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what....

Original post made by a single thoughful question on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 38 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 21, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 38 comments | 3210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may forego land for police building

After seeing their plans to build a new public-safety building sink in a deepening recession, Palo Alto officials are now...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by george, on May 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 38 comments | 2132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Push to rename Lytton Plaza debated, delayed

An effort by downtown business leaders to rename the newly renovated Lytton Plaza at University Avenue and Emerson Street...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:16 am | 38 comments | 2309 Views
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