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SCHOOLS & KIDS

1967 Palo Alto high school fascism experiment becomes movie

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Cougar, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 9057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to vote on challenging OCR

The Palo Alto school board will vote Tuesday on a resolution sharply criticizing the federal Office for Civil Rights for...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by another parent, on Jun 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 23 comments | 9053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:16 am | 94 comments | 9048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 62 comments | 9044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three bicyclists hit by car on Page Mill Road

Three bicyclists who were hit by a vehicle on upper Page Mill Road above Foothills Park Sunday were transported to Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by MJP_Cyclist, on Apr 27, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 99 comments | 9043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beloved Former Paly Principal Dresses Down School Board and Superintendent Over PR Hire

Buried in the "packet" for last night's school board meeting was a letter from Sandra Pearson, the former Principal of Paly....

Original post made by Silence Dogood on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:42 am | 28 comments | 9042 Views

AROUND TOWN

High priest travels to bless Palo Alto mosque

With much fanfare and excitement, the leader of the Dawoodi Bohra, a sub-sect of Shia Islam, arrived from India in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bru, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:51 am | 9 comments | 9041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Federal drug charges filed against Palo Alto man

Perry Mosdromos, a Palo Alto man who was arrested on June 7 for selling $250,000 worth of steroids and prescription medications...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 9037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas abound at high-speed-rail workshop

Residents from five Palo Alto neighborhoods, Menlo Park and Atherton, defined their visions for the planned California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 18 comments | 9030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Our Palo Alto' launches with lessons in local demographics

An attempt by Palo Alto officials to get out of City Hall and engage residents in a two-year conversation about the future...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Just Saying, on May 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 29 comments | 9022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Estrich on Israel

Commentary by Susan Estrich on the latest chorus of condemnation of Israel. Honestly, I am shocked to find that I am agreeing...

Original post made by Agree with Estrich on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:57 am | 76 comments | 9006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School District Overcrowding – how bad is it?

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Original post made by yet another parent on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 12, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 147 comments | 9001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge rules Prop. 8 unconstitutional

A federal judge in San Francisco today overturned Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. District Judge...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Equality north, on May 24, 2012 at 10:43 am | 232 comments | 9001 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to resolve 'retention crisis' with pay raises

With Palo Alto's economic recovery speeding along and tax revenues happily spiking, the city is doing something to try to...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Outsource, on Mar 15, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 38 comments | 8999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fates of undocumented 'Dreamers' hang in balance

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Congress is poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. It could be a life-changing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 24 comments | 8995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Twelve vie for seats on the Palo Alto council

With the filing period concluding this week, 12 Palo Alto residents have officially entered the race for the five contested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by PaulaBolduc, on Sep 21, 2014 at 10:51 am | 59 comments | 8991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto raises fresh concerns about Caltrain electrification

After years of talking about the benefits of a "modernized" Caltrain system, Palo Alto officials on Monday turned their attention...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:16 am | 52 comments | 8968 Views

AROUND TOWN

HDTV off the air reception in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Parent on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 23, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 15 comments | 8946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math, music are passions for home-schooled Intel finalist

The world is a classroom for 15-year-old Palo Alto resident Sahana Vasudevan. On a given day the home-schooled teen -- recently...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Kasi's Coworker, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 8943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Reasonable' accommodations?

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Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 30, 2009 at 9:30 pm | 19 comments | 8938 Views
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