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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board delays Mandarin-immersion vote

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Original post made on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Fact Checker, on May 31, 2007 at 9:30 pm | 238 comments | 7413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly rescinds judgeship endorsement

After learning Friday that San Jose attorney Steven Pogue contributed $500 to the 2008 Proposition 8 campaign to ban gay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 235 comments | 11060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: As district lawyers step in, disappointing spin begins

As Palo Alto school officials brace for an inevitable lawsuit stemming from its failure to respond properly to the bullying...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 7, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 235 comments | 8529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

IT'S BACK!!!! Board votes to revisit MI as a choice program

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Ed Chi, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 234 comments | 9096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Francisco today overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Equality north, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am | 232 comments | 7240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spanish Immersion at Jordan

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Original post made by Parent on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 27, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 231 comments | 6493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of renting versus buying a house in PA

Can someone please explain why anyone in their right mind buy a house in Palo Alto these days? In our midtown cul-de-sac...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Ouch, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 229 comments | 22432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI status to change from "pilot" to "ongoing"

http://www.pausd.org/community/board/downloads/brd_packet/item_009.pdf "It is recommended the Board approve the change in...

Original post made by padad on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:41 am | 225 comments | 6233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Immersion Programs--'Choice' or 'luck'

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Nov. 8, 2006
Last comment by curious, on Nov 30, 2006 at 6:53 am | 224 comments | 13787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miki's Market in Palo Alto to close

Less than six months after Miki's Farm Fresh Market opened its doors at Alma Plaza, filling a vacancy that has blighted the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by JP, on Feb 15, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 221 comments | 5186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA 3rd grade teacher hosting teen party

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Original post made by Incredulous Paly Parent on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Enough, on Dec 1, 2006 at 12:49 am | 220 comments | 15240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enrollment growth on school agenda

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday, March 8 to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by interested, on Mar 8, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 218 comments | 3368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A sadly misguided board

For more than two years, the Palo Alto school board has been very intentional in keeping everything about its dealings with...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by PA Online Documents, on Oct 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 214 comments | 10862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary math textbook adoption: Reactions to Wed. night meeting

The debate on what math textbook program Palo Alto schools should adopt continues with differing viewpoints on last night's...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous 78, on Apr 5, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 208 comments | 35670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer: 'Innocent mistake' sparked Gunn lockdown

Weston Healy, an Eagle Scout with a 4.17 grade-point-average, was about to complete his senior year at Gunn High School and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by member, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 208 comments | 14970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista closure effort stymied by info gap

For more than a half century, the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park has stood out as a quiet counterpoint to Palo Alto's affluent,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 1, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 207 comments | 8155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officially condemns racial profiling

Palo Alto leaders reaffirmed the city's stand against racial profiling Monday night, publicly condemning the practice and...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by fierman, on Nov 15, 2008 at 11:59 am | 205 comments | 4569 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Theatre's Pat Briggs fired

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Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Jackson, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:06 am | 204 comments | 10434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District policy shuts out some students from UC/CSU eligibility

In May, trustees of the Palo Alto Unified School District met to consider a proposal from Superintendent Kevin Skelly that...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 19, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 202 comments | 9768 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to plan for reopening Children's Theatre

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Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by James Geffen, on Feb 3, 2008 at 11:09 am | 201 comments | 9395 Views
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