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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will the Mandarin Immersion decision be unbiased?

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Original post made by Jamie Maltz on Jul. 20, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 30, 2006 at 11:00 am | 55 comments | 18402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Safe schools' task force mulls recommendations

A new system for anonymous reporting of bullying is among the recommendations of a Palo Alto school district task force on...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Campaign Insider, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:06 am | 27 comments | 18318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new home for journalism

When Esther Wojcicki arrived to lead Palo Alto High School's journalism program in 1984, she was put in a corner room in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:13 am | 13 comments | 18300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin program sparks parents' hopes

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Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:55 am | 328 comments | 18298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it time to have school busses in Palo Alto

Given all the traffic increases and more high density developments planned throughout the city, is it time to consider school...

Original post made by Bus the Kids on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by single story neighbors, on Nov 29, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 7 comments | 18297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect had been struggling mentally

Jeffrey Owen Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night and charged with robbing a purse from a woman in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 18270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn 16-year-old died in car crash early July 6

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Original post made by Southgate neighbor on Jul. 7, 2006
Last comment by <3, on Nov 12, 2007 at 5:09 am | 154 comments | 18268 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Romeo and Juliet'

Call it the "Drunk History" version of "Romeo and Juliet." -P.C. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/review-romeo-and-juliet...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by The enemy you know, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 18250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glenn 'Max' McGee accepts Palo Alto superintendent job

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by board watcher, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:06 am | 96 comments | 18249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 18210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not just another chain restaurant

Paul Martin's American Grill in Mountain View has pedigree along with serious money and know-how behind it. Co-founder Paul...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by foodie, on Mar 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 18085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bicyclist has major injuries after Stanford crash

A Menlo Park man was struck by a motorist in the early morning darkness at Stanford University on Wednesday, according to...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:31 pm | 33 comments | 18045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver responds to lawsuit over Menlo Park crash that injured 6-year-old twins

The 90-year-old driver of a car that reportedly pinned 6-year-old twin brothers against a wall on Santa Cruz Avenue has denied...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 8, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 73 comments | 18034 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan dies from injuries sustained in brawl

He was a young, athletic tennis instructor at Kim Grant Tennis Academy. His wife of two years said he was a peaceful person...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Barron Park, on Jan 16, 2015 at 12:13 am | 64 comments | 18020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In-depth report: How a federal inquiry is changing the way schools respond to bullying

In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 64 comments | 17958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Airplane crash puts hospitals' 'mass casualty plan' to the test

Within minutes of Saturday's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of an Asiana Airlines flight carrying 307...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by DE-myelinated, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 17929 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls wrap up season with a fourth place in state finals

The Palo Alto girls golf team accomplished more in its first season of existence than most teams do in program history. The...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim H., on Nov 21, 2013 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 17847 Views

BOOKS

Tom Wyman, library champion and activist, dies at 86

Tom Wyman, a longtime Palo Alto volunteer, died on March 10. He was 86. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/03/21/tom-wyman-library-commissioner-dies...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Liz Davis, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 10 comments | 17846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family: Student had suffered from depression

The parents of a Palo Alto student who died by suicide on Jan. 24 have released a statement saying that their son had struggled...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Jan 29, 2015 at 1:00 am | 12 comments | 17799 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 17791 Views
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