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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly regrets comments about the achievement gap

Palo Alto schools Superintendent Kevin Skelly apologized to parents for skeptical statements he made about closing the achievement...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 20, 2009 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 2631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene's opening comments at 'press conference'

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 3146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do we know that MI really works?

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Original post made by ShowMe on Feb. 3, 2007
Last comment by Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, on Feb 20, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 83 comments | 9379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forbes magazine says Palo Alto is America's #2 college town

1. Ann Arbor, Mich. 2. Palo Alto 3. Madison, Wis. 4. State College, Pa. 5. Lexington, Ky. 6. Fayetteville, Ark. 7....

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by steven, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:34 am | 7 comments | 2336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State budget passes, Palo Alto schools face cuts

The Palo Alto Unified School District plans to tap into its reserve in an effort to offset massive state budget cuts passed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will bring...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 13 comments | 1773 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rick Walker imprisonment film premieres

The story of Rick Walker, an East Palo Alto man who spent 12 years in prison on false murder charges, is chronicled in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Feb 19, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mari, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 3397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Settlement near for theater's Pat Briggs

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Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Artie Kaye, on Feb 19, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 68 comments | 4098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dominating Win for the Titans

The Gunn Boys' Basketball squad finished up its regular season Tuesday night in emphatic fashion with a 69-30 win over Cupertino...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Girls Basketball Finish Season Undefeated

A total of 13 seniors from the two teams were honored in the Senior Night ceremony Wednesday night. But then it was down...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching for the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Soundwall along highway 101

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Original post made by Tanya on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 18, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 12 comments | 2952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Financier named Stanford is on the lam

Texas billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford is accused by the federal Securities Exchange Commission of cheating clients...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 18, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Monstrosity at Charleston & San Antonio

OK, this area of Palo Alto was never perfect, a giant parking lot and a Kentucky Fried Chicken used to grace this corner,...

Original post made by bruce on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 86 comments | 5782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Announcing Next Round of BPC (Block Preparedness Coordinator "Classes

Follow-On to the Red And Green City Wide Drop of Information: After the very successful collaboration of emergency preparedness...

Original post made by Annette on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm causes some damage in Palo Alto

Sunday's strong storm that moved through the area toppled an oak tree onto a Palo Alto home, damaging the house, a car and...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by here now, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Garland means kids must cross Oregon

Reopening Garland Elementary School in 2010 will mean some students will have to cross Oregon Expressway to get to school,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 18, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 2187 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Atheism: Brief History of Disbelief

This PBS series was hard to find, but is unique and and well presented. Excellent watching in the 150th anniversary of the...

Original post made by Walter Sedriks on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School lunch program

Thought I would share a new blog about nutrition in our schools: http://www.schoolfoodpolicy.com/...

Original post made by David on Feb. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2065 Views
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