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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs new calendar, staff raises

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday finalized school district-wide calendars for the next three years, ending Ė for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by ever consider that, on Dec 14, 2013 at 9:30 am | 25 comments | 4686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District struggles to develop policy for handling bullying

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he will rewrite a proposed school district policy on bullying after his latest...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 25 comments | 3286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board selects top candidate to lead Palo Alto schools

A top candidate to replace Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly has been selected and will be publicly identified "in the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2014 at 7:34 am | 25 comments | 3161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National group invokes Palo Alto school resolution

The Palo Alto school board's strong criticisms of how the federal Office for Civil Rights went about investigating cases...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Watcher, on Jun 18, 2014 at 9:10 am | 25 comments | 3493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Children's Theatre's Williams can return to work, Curtis is recommended for termination

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Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on May 19, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 25 comments | 2438 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Bikes in PA?

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Original post made by KSkel on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shannon, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:52 pm | 25 comments | 3849 Views

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Lion attack 'unsubstantiated' -- investigation ends

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Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Tom Lindsay, on Jul 18, 2008 at 2:32 am | 25 comments | 2612 Views

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Shooting suspect Danny Gil turns himself in

Danny Gil, 19, turned himself in to Palo Alto police late this morning, ending a nearly six-week search relating to a March...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by johny, on Sep 7, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 2032 Views

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Alleged bike thieves arrested near Paly

Two alleged bike thieves were arrested by Palo Alto police Friday morning after they were spotted suspiciously driving around...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 25 comments | 1810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto raises fines for park, parking violations

People who stroll after sunset at public parks in Palo Alto, wipe meter-maids' chalk off their tires or unleash their dogs...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by GML, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 1864 Views

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Resident interrupts burglary on Seale Avenue

A resident on Seale Avenue entered her garage and interrupted a burglary in her home on Sunday. The resident entered the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:44 am | 25 comments | 1702 Views

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should Palo Alto photograph all cars coming in to town?

The city of Tiburon is going to start photographing all cars entering town. The photos will be stored by the police for...

Original post made by tiburon on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by tiburon, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:36 am | 25 comments | 1824 Views

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Jury convicts M-A track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted a longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country coach...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 22, 2009 at 1:54 am | 25 comments | 1609 Views

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Drunk-driving crackdown starts this weekend

Bay Area law-enforcement agencies Friday are kicking off a winter-holiday crackdown on drunk drivers this week by stepping...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by MADDC - Mad Against Drunk Driving Cops, on Dec 19, 2009 at 9:18 am | 25 comments | 3147 Views

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most illegal immigrants are drug mules

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says the reason Arizona needs its strict anti-immigration law is that the majority of illegal...

Original post made by Jan Brewer on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 25 comments | 2132 Views

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Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Atherton

A 62-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed while crossing a major thoroughfare in Atherton this morning (Thursday),...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by friend, on Oct 7, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 25 comments | 2602 Views

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Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint Monday

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint in the Greenmeadow neighborhood of south Palo Alto Monday (Jan. 10) night, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 2123 Views

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Rape-case victim describes escape from death

The victim in a brutal 2010 rape and attempted-murder case that began in Palo Alto said Wednesday she saw blood cascade from...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sympathetic , on May 20, 2012 at 12:24 am | 25 comments | 2046 Views

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Third East Palo Alto homicide in the past week

Another young person has died after being shot multiple times in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, July 19, police said. The shooting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Sekou Black, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:45 am | 25 comments | 1729 Views

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Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1229 Views
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