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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 | 4126 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 | 6309 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 | 10448 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 | 7655 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 | 8144 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 | 4884 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 | 3813 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 | 6237 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 | 5431 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 | 13415 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 | 9854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The plan to imprison millions of Americans in detention centers is known as ENDGAME

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Original post made by SMELL THE COFFEE on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 1, 2008 at 1:30 pm | 45 comments | 4630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Schools Abroad - Funding, Teachers

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Original post made by David Cohen on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by sharon, on Mar 6, 2008 at 10:56 pm | 45 comments | 4734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain a confused old man, coddled by media

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Original post made by equal opportunity candidate bashing on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by pam, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:30 pm | 45 comments | 3094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin: Best VP pick ever?

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 3, 2008 at 6:30 am | 45 comments | 2609 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Time Mag: "The Education of Sarah Palin"

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Sep 7, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 45 comments | 2588 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What are the Obama and McCain policies on nuclear energy?

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Original post made by Gary on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by pam, on Sep 28, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 45 comments | 2803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll Suggests U.S. Troops Support McCain 3-1

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Original post made by peter s on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Follower is not a Leader, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:22 pm | 45 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How is a train that doesn't stop here going to help reduce traffic?

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Original post made by Menlo Park Neighbor on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 45 comments | 3225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

For 1/7 Undecided Voters: Why I am Voting Against Obama.

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Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 4, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 45 comments | 5545 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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