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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foreign language in schools needs translation

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Lions, and Tiger and Reds, Oh My!, on Oct 1, 2007 at 8:35 am | 92 comments | 6422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic stress a top mental health concern

Academic stress tops the list of reasons Palo Alto teens have sought on-campus mental health counseling in the current academic...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Mar 3, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 92 comments | 11432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district ranks sixth in state

The Palo Alto school district ranked sixth among California K-12 districts in standardized test results released Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Miranda C., Gunn High School Graduate, on Apr 29, 2015 at 5:07 pm | 92 comments | 16173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cop identified in 2009 DUI arrest

A Palo Alto police officer has been identified in a 2009 arrest for driving under the influence after he rolled his SUV on...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:12 am | 92 comments | 8055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Believe Me, It's Torture: Christopher Hitchens, on Waterboarding

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Original post made by Mike, the one and only on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 92 comments | 4762 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VP debate

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Original post made by Gary on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by T, on Oct 4, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 92 comments | 3754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital gives 'final offer' to nurses

Nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are at a heated impasse with hospital administrators...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by CaliNurse, on May 12, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 92 comments | 4030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Palo Alto's brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 92 comments | 3942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure R debate: For safety or a 'power grab'?

Supporters and opponents of Measure R clashed Wednesday night over whether the Palo Alto initiative would ensure adequate...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by I support walter,, on Oct 15, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 91 comments | 3122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto vows reforms to improve transparency

Chastened by accusations of poor transparency, Palo Alto officials on Monday night offered apologies to community for their...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 11, 2014 at 9:02 am | 91 comments | 5333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Impending sea-level rise will affect us all

Next month federal officials will release new rates for flood insurance in areas at risk for future flooding, and they will...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by sheeples, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 91 comments | 4961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why not expand Ohlone program?

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Original post made by Morgan Bricca on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Greer Road + Ohlone parent, on May 17, 2007 at 9:11 pm | 91 comments | 5128 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board candidates with kids in PRIVATE schools

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Original post made by PAUSD parent on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 24, 2007 at 8:06 pm | 91 comments | 7618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents, students named to calendar committee

The Palo Alto school district has named some 20 parents, teachers, administrators and students to a committee to evaluate...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 91 comments | 6386 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA shooting victim 'critical' at Stanford Hospital

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Original post made on Jul. 13, 2008
Last comment by Alex, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 91 comments | 7901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train death identified as Gunn grad Brian Taylor

The young man who stepped in front of a Caltrain Friday night has been identified as Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, a 2008 graduate...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Friend, on Sep 29, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 91 comments | 4203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do fences make for better neighbors?

About a month ago, I was pulling up to our house after a long day of work when I saw a couple standing in front of our house,...

Original post made by Disgusted on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 91 comments | 6173 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police involved in 'Occupy' incident

The Palo Alto Police Department assisted Oakland police Tuesday (Oct. 25) during the "Occupy Oakland" protests in which an...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Hogness, on Nov 14, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 91 comments | 3094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library bonds win by close margin

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:46 pm | 90 comments | 8781 Views
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