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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on May 4, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 3182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district eyes new gender-identity policy

The Palo Alto school district is considering a new comprehensive policy that would take a more intentional, inclusive approach...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @Cherry, on Oct 29, 2015 at 5:13 pm | 29 comments | 5994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Cubberley plan: Isn't the issue over-crowded schools?

Like many in our community, I am excited by the Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) proposal presented at the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sense, on Nov 17, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 29 comments | 4879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board backs $17 million Addison gift

The Palo Alto school board enthusiastically endorsed Tuesday night a multi-million dollar plan, paid for in full by an anonymous...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Parent, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 29 comments | 4783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by What Really Happened, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:47 am | 29 comments | 6402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board eyes solutions to enrollment growth

As support on the school board has waned for opening a new elementary or high school given the district's long-term enrollment...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by C, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 29 comments | 3368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Salary hikes put pressure on school budget

A historic new compensation agreement with teachers and classified employees that the Palo Alto school board is likely to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by More than angry, on May 22, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 29 comments | 4481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Hello, we are two anonymous Gunn students. Recently, we watched A Theatre Near U's original play "A Beautiful Glass." According...

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jul 2, 2016 at 3:57 am | 29 comments | 3020 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Confrontation at the duck pond

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Original post made by John on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Scott Prose, on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 29 comments | 11295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Grass fire burning near Stanford Dish

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 11, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 29 comments | 7545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kids and matches caused big Dish fire

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Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by chillin, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:01 pm | 29 comments | 5847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain in Menlo Park is identified

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Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by www.JacksonSnyder.com, on Apr 19, 2008 at 9:32 am | 29 comments | 4963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

30 th Anniversary of the Jonestown Massacre

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Original post made by Jane on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by sara, on Oct 28, 2008 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 2537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs woman of backpack Saturday evening in Palo Alto

A woman walking alone in the 600 block of Webster Street in downtown Palo Alto at 6 p.m. Saturday was pushed to the ground...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Nov 18, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 29 comments | 2979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Schipsi was strangled before fire

Jennifer Schipsi, the 29-year old Palo Alto woman whose remains were found in a burned house on Addison Avenue last month,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by beenthere, on Nov 14, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 29 comments | 2756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditors urge overall review of Taser use

Palo Alto police zapped an allegedly bellicose man with a Taser outside a bar early Saturday morning, two days after a police...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by mike, on Dec 18, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 29 comments | 3580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge Monday decrees life or death for Alvarez

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will announce his decision Monday morning whether a 26-year-old man who murdered...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 29 comments | 6566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car in Atherton, killed

A person was killed in Atherton this morning when a vehicle apparently hit a pedestrian, police said. The crash was reported...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by mel, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 29 comments | 3752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:14 am | 29 comments | 5051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly student dies Thursday afternoon

A Palo Alto High School senior died by suicide in a Palo Alto residence Thursday afternoon, police confirmed today. News...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by julie brody, on Jan 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 29 comments | 10266 Views
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