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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly regrets achievement-gap comments

Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly Monday night apologized to about three dozen mostly minority parents for his...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by California Mom, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 107 comments | 15293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Stanford dean to Gunn students: 'find your own path'

In a speech at Gunn High School, former Stanford dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims implored students to focus on setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Nov 24, 2013 at 10:35 am | 107 comments | 10672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ex-Paly principal disciplined for harassment

Former Palo Alto High School principal Phil Winston, who resigned last June 13 citing health and "work-life balance" reasons,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ashamedof PaloAlto, on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:58 am | 107 comments | 34910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District moves to correct civil-rights violations

A Palo Alto special-education student whose complaints of bullying and harassment led to a federal civil-rights investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 106 comments | 5482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Op-ed: Vote yes on Measure D

Measure D is about one thing and one thing only if you agree or disagree that Palo Alto needs more affordable housing for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 11, 2013 at 10:47 am | 106 comments | 3561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond Tinsley: Two former students look back

Raised in East Palo Alto, Laura Martinez spent her childhood crossing the freeway each weekday to go to school. As a student...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just Me??, on May 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 106 comments | 3923 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost cited for violating sit-lie ordinance

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Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by A. F., on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 106 comments | 4227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Palo Alto require reflectors and lights for pedestrians?

Palo Alto's residential streets are very dark at night, partially because of the very dim street lights and partially because...

Original post made by driver on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jon B, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:03 am | 106 comments | 3031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonds for libraries, 'COPs' for police building

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Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by spend spend, on Feb 21, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 105 comments | 5640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by supporter, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:22 am | 105 comments | 5461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Philip, on Feb 7, 2014 at 8:17 pm | 105 comments | 25830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Petition available to request Election for County Board seat

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Original post made by Observer on Apr. 13, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 18, 2007 at 4:58 pm | 105 comments | 4466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six school board candidates vie for three spots

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by extreme measures, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:29 am | 105 comments | 5974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign Languages Fade in Class � Except Chinese

Would be interested to know what folks think of this article in the NYT about foreign language instruction. It seems to...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 105 comments | 3857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reverse Lottery at Palo Verde

I got a letter from Palo Verde today saying that due to over enrollment there is a reverse lottery that will take place on...

Original post made by Vianica on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 105 comments | 6386 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rumsfeld appointment sparks Stanford protest

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Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Stanford's Shame, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:08 pm | 105 comments | 5675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libraries are the hot topic in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by paloaltolibraries, on Sep 24, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 105 comments | 4563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asst. City Manager discipline details released

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 25, 2007
Last comment by Phil, on May 3, 2007 at 8:51 am | 104 comments | 6930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 8073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail directors told to lay low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 104 comments | 3104 Views
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