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School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3412 Views


Students, parents, teachers back pre-break finals

A solid majority of parents, teachers and high school students favor switching the Palo Alto school district's academic calendar...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Working Mom, on Apr 26, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 41 comments | 3089 Views


School board to ponder stiffer graduation criteria

Teachers will lend their voices Tuesday to a long-running debate over whether to stiffen Palo Alto's high school graduation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by misha, on Mar 16, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 41 comments | 3040 Views


Palo Alto High School principal resigns

Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston Monday announced he has resigned from the job he's held for the past three years,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mimits, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 41 comments | 7170 Views


Editorial: Around teen well-being, the vocabulary changes

In the last three weeks, two significant yet relatively unnoticed mindset shifts have occurred that may have major positive...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by outsider, on Feb 24, 2015 at 11:26 am | 41 comments | 8816 Views


PAUSD committee recommends more traffic in Barron Park

I just heard about a special school board meeting tonight where a committee is apparently recommending moving all Los Altos...

Original post made by Barron Parker on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Please try harder, on Oct 6, 2015 at 10:37 am | 41 comments | 1169 Views


Rebounding from loss, refocusing on the students

2015 in the Palo Alto Unified School District was, indelibly, a year of immense loss but also one of significant change and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jan 5, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 41 comments | 7473 Views


Guest Opinion: 'Giftedness' overlooked in social-emotional education discussions

"Sharon, you're smart, you're nice, and you're good at sports. You're going to have a great life," a friend told me during...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Thank you, on Dec 4, 2016 at 9:03 am | 41 comments | 11216 Views


Mountain View birthday party ends in violence


Original post made on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by final word..., on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 41 comments | 3092 Views


Sign Of The Times


Original post made by bph on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by RJS, on Oct 13, 2008 at 12:06 am | 41 comments | 3276 Views


Family: City negligence caused mom's death

The daughters of Phyllis Seidman, the Palo Alto resident who was fatally struck while crossing Cowper Street in her wheelchair...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by safe streets, on May 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 41 comments | 12008 Views


Three-alarm Palo Alto blaze destroys apartments

Firefighters have controlled a three-alarm blaze that damaged and partially destroyed an apartment complex in Palo Alto Monday...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 4, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 41 comments | 3942 Views


Two robbed at gunpoint near downtown Palo Alto

A man and woman walking near downtown Palo Alto were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday night, Palo Alto police said. The victims...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jan 24, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 41 comments | 4550 Views


Man robbed at gunpoint near Greer Park

A man was robbed at gunpoint in the carport of an apartment complex on the 1000 block of Tanland Drive on Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by my 2 cents, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 41 comments | 27885 Views


Busy intersection could get road work, building

One of Palo Alto's most prominent and congested intersections may soon have a signature building serving as its anchor as...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:53 pm | 41 comments | 8186 Views


Father charged in crash that killed daughters

A father has been charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after a November roll-over crash in Palo Alto killed...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by norm62, on Nov 30, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 41 comments | 84649 Views


I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby gets heckled as he departs sentencing (short video)


Original post made by Jewish Crook on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Just Askin', on Jun 8, 2007 at 6:45 am | 41 comments | 4137 Views


Letter from a "Rich" guy to Obama


Original post made by Letter from a "Rich" Guy on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Nov 4, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 41 comments | 2701 Views


DOW continues to plummet in spite of BHO "Stim" plan... Title of article posted above is "Dow slips nearly 300...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 24, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 41 comments | 4812 Views


US researchers postulate Israeli tactical nuclear strike on Iran

"If Israel goes ahead with this attack, using a refueling base set up in the Saudi desert without Saudi knowledge, Washington...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by History tells us what will happen next, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:35 am | 41 comments | 4829 Views
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Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 7,571 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,742 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,436 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,203 views

Luck despite bad luck
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 388 views


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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