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PALO ALTO ISSUES

School supporters dismayed by Council vote

The prospect of local schools losing $1.8 million in annual payments from the City of Palo Alto as part of its lease of the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by high cost of supporting illegals, on Feb 28, 2014 at 9:35 am | 37 comments | 3041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks far beyond City Hall for vision guidance

Few Palo Alto residents have the time and appetite to come to City Hall for discussions of the future, unless that future...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by For Jerry, on May 7, 2014 at 11:36 am | 37 comments | 3098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 37 comments | 5252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 4198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 3771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New student-info system coming to schools

A new data system to track students' grades, discipline records and household information will be in place throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Time to Grow Up, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:39 am | 37 comments | 2279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum to tackle positives, negatives of teen stress

What's the difference between "good" stress and "not-so-good" stress? This question and more will be discussed in a Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by PA Reflect, on Mar 23, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 37 comments | 4596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camille Townsend to seek third term on school board

Palo Alto school board President Camille Townsend announced Thursday, July 26, she will seek a third term on the board in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by No vote from me, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 37 comments | 2350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents hold vigil as district revises policy on bullying

About two dozen parents and children from the Palo Alto school district stood in a candlelight vigil Monday night, calling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by norahs, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 37 comments | 11557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford admits 2,210 for Class of 2017

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,210 students from a record-breaking pool of 38,828 applicants for its undergraduate...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 26, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 37 comments | 17154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 1685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD: South Palo Alto kids/schools -- wow

I was looking at STAR results for the 2nd grade. My son got "advanced" (the highest bucket) in both math and English, which...

Original post made by SouthPA Mom on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Aug 12, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 37 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No checks requested, no school supplies requested

Has anyone else noticed that we have not had the usual glut of checks to write for school or the mad dash to get certain...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:41 am | 37 comments | 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mercury Story about "Our Children Are Hurting"

The Mercury News ran a front page story this morning about how depression, anxiety and stress are seriously affecting greater...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Oh, please, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 37 comments | 2421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Gunn student killed in drunk-driving accident

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Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by mijan, on Dec 30, 2008 at 8:56 am | 37 comments | 4370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditor to investigate 'racial-profiling'

The police auditor whose investigation is expected to shed light on Palo Alto's debate over racial profiling will receive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 37 comments | 2156 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police chief wants to end homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department will have a goal of "No Murders in 2009," Police Chief Ron Davis said a Dec. 26 letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 3, 2009 at 12:24 am | 37 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dies in north Palo Alto house fire

A woman was found dead apparently as a result of a fire in a house in the 900 block of Addison Avenue in northern Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altoan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 37 comments | 3306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 3624 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two young children struck by vehicle

Two small children were struck by a vehicle south of downtown Palo Alto on Friday (Nov. 18) evening, Palo Alto police confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 37 comments | 1731 Views
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