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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns about Christian Science forum on depression

I just heard from a friend that PAUSD Board member Terry Godfrey would be introducing a forum on Christian Science approaches...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by concerned parent, on Feb 18, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 37 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss academic laning

Laning, the practice of placing students into different academic tracks, has sometimes been criticized in the Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Mar 15, 2016 at 10:44 am | 37 comments | 5195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district committee drops Everyday Math

After devoting an entire school year to testing out new math materials at Palo Alto's elementary schools and selecting three...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Theodore, on Sep 5, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 37 comments | 9149 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 | 7412 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 | 3477 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 | 2632 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 | 5017 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 | 6882 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 | 2783 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police use Taser on mirror-breaking youth

A teen who police said punched an officer and destroyed side-view mirrors on at least three cars was stunned with a Taser...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 37 comments | 4118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for hit-and-run suspects after downtown collision

Palo Alto police are scouring downtown streets this afternoon in search of at least two suspects who they say were in a vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by Big Steve, on Mar 21, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 37 comments | 10267 Views

SPORTS

Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 6981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 17633 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Why Rumsfeld doesn't deserve a 'distinguished' post at Hoover

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Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by a, on Nov 7, 2007 at 9:10 pm | 37 comments | 7368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto tenants to protest rent increases

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Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by mean ol' landlord, on Dec 19, 2007 at 6:39 am | 37 comments | 5769 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

French citizens object to Sarkozy's plans to make every 10-yr-old child honor Jewish child victims of holocaust

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Original post made by Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson on Feb. 16, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Feb 21, 2008 at 4:47 pm | 37 comments | 4195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Torturer in chief

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Original post made by a on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 11, 2008 at 2:29 pm | 37 comments | 3245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain is more of the same of Bush

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Original post made by McInsane will lose on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by perspective, on Mar 26, 2008 at 7:54 am | 37 comments | 3280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Train Wreck Is Dead Ahead

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Original post made by Palin Watcher on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 8, 2008 at 2:05 am | 37 comments | 2754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo says why she voted for bailout bill

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Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Angry, on Oct 13, 2008 at 2:43 pm | 37 comments | 3287 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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