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SCHOOLS & KIDS

JP Blanchard's mother: 'Empower our students'

The mother of a Gunn High School student who died at the Caltrain tracks in May pleaded with the school board Tuesday night...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Sep 1, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 61 comments | 7167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will school-calendar shift cut or boost stress?

A school board discussion on a proposed academic calendar change Tuesday underscored the sensitivity and complexity of the...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 16, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 61 comments | 4013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District responds to 'testing fraud' charge

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly expressed confidence the school district will be able to resolve charges of...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by mp parent, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 61 comments | 3471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scouts files allege molestation in Palo Alto camp

A former director at a Boy Scouts camp based in Palo Alto is among the thousands of people accused of sexually molesting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 61 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District rebuts Duveneck Elementary bullying complaint

In a strongly worded defense of the actions they took in response to bullying complaints at Duveneck Elementary School, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:01 am | 61 comments | 4715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special education family sues district

The family of a special education student sued the Palo Alto Unified School District in federal court this week, alleging...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Mar 10, 2014 at 4:30 pm | 61 comments | 3200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge board to consider middle school Mandarin immersion program

A group of six Palo Alto parents spoke to the Board of Education during a brief public comment session at the beginning of...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Sep 5, 2014 at 9:44 am | 61 comments | 7665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond the anguish

As the Palo Alto community mourns and reflects on the loss of another Palo Alto teenager — the third in four months — we...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Feb 4, 2015 at 12:37 am | 61 comments | 5881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Closed for cleanup

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Even Another Employee, on Aug 6, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 61 comments | 4461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Virginia tragedy

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 22, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 61 comments | 5085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tell me is ain't so Barack!

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Original post made by Sean on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by about that "attack machine", on Mar 23, 2008 at 8:32 pm | 61 comments | 3802 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Response to Palin Article

Third try to post my reaction to a Palin article on Yahoo.com this morning. Apparently, my opinion was not in sync with Palo...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 61 comments | 3172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamas Big Speech the Gulf Oil Leak

He's laying out a "battle plan" to fight the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. He's "deploying" the military. The...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Pearl Murdock of Fox, on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 61 comments | 4442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:27 am | 61 comments | 4379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge dismisses challenge to California Ave lane reduction

Palo Alto can proceed with its ambitious plan to reduce lanes on California Avenue and add a host of streetscape improvements...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Feb 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 61 comments | 3577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do bikers need to stop at stop signs?

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Original post made by Gerald B. on Aug. 22, 2006
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2006 at 1:04 pm | 61 comments | 6343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peace rally draws hundreds to Palo Alto

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Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Can we stop the war, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:48 pm | 61 comments | 3238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A business tax defeated in Palo Alto

Palo Alto proposed business-license tax was soundly defeated by voters Tuesday, with 56.43 percent casting their ballots...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Nov 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 61 comments | 2936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for new bike boulevards surge ahead in Palo Alto

Once a novelty, bike boulevards are about to become a common sight in Palo Alto, with the city embarking on more than 20...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Just Mike, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 61 comments | 7728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA teacher faces misdemeanor charges for party

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Original post made by A Parent on Dec. 16, 2006
Last comment by Anon3, on Dec 27, 2006 at 12:22 pm | 60 comments | 7738 Views
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