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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus

More than 80 local schools have contacted the Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Operations about filing a waiver to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by 10 days?!? , on Sep 10, 2020 at 9:31 am | 61 comments | 16409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Early education is essential

Families are already struggling, and children are losing out on essential learning and socialization opportunities. Child...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Edna, on Sep 10, 2020 at 9:13 am | 11 comments | 3980 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lack of data is the biggest hurdle to Sheriff's Office reforms, says oversight group

Two months after the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted for policy reforms in the county Sheriff's...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by Accountibilty Needed, on Sep 10, 2020 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board set to hire East Bay schools administrator who allegedly failed to investigate hate speech, vandalism against student

Jason Krolikowski, who is set to be approved at Tuesday night's school board meeting as Palo Alto Unified's new student services...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 9, 2020 at 6:11 pm | 13 comments | 5132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Satisfied by district's review of past claims, board approves hiring of new student services director

The Palo Alto school board on Tuesday approved hiring Jason Krolikowski as student services director, stating they were confident...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Samuel L, on Sep 9, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 3928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In experiment, Town Square forum commenting will be limited to registered users

Starting Aug. 1, participation in Palo Alto Online's popular Town Square discussion forum will be limited to those who register...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Gunn Papa, on Sep 9, 2020 at 11:49 am | 75 comments | 9242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: Performance evaluations; school budget update

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 7. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2020/09/04/public-agenda-performance-evaluations-sc...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 9, 2020 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Laurene Powell Jobs on Trump's tweet-attack list

President Donald Trump focused his ire on one of Palo Alto's own on Sunday morning: Laurene Powell Jobs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 9, 2020 at 8:29 am | 15 comments | 6493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with alleged 'Boogaloo' ties arrested for threatening county health officer

A man allegedly tied to the far-right "Boogaloo" movement and suspected of sending 24 profane letters to Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Local, on Sep 8, 2020 at 11:39 pm | 9 comments | 14660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shoots, kills woman outside her birthday party

A man who allegedly shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during her birthday party and a memorial event for her brother in East...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by MMH72, on Sep 8, 2020 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 31381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month – Are You Prepared?

2020 has seen the perfect storm of disasters and human suffering in the US. COVID-19, sheltering in place, recent and ongoing...

Original post made by AnnetteG on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by resqpro911, on Sep 8, 2020 at 9:27 am | 14 comments | 524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High heat, unhealthful air quality likely to last into the week

Record-setting heat and smoky air descended on the Bay Area on Sunday and is expected to only improve slightly over the next...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2020
Last comment by Facts and Figures, on Sep 8, 2020 at 6:50 am | 3 comments | 4434 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Steve L, on Sep 8, 2020 at 5:52 am | 1199 comments | 354689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley High principal accepts job at Palo Alto Unified

San Ramon Valley High School principal Jason Krolikowski has announced that he will be leaving the Danville school after...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2020
Last comment by Bruce W, on Sep 7, 2020 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 5336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: With $2K donation, humane society supports Barron Park donkeys' medical expenses

In the latest Around Town column, news about a donation to Barron Park's beloved donkeys, candidates for Palo Alto's Human...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by think again, on Sep 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 4172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials urge electrical conservation amid heat wave

Palo Alto Utilities and the California Independent System Operator officials are renewing an appeal for electrical conservation...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2020
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 6, 2020 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2636 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Castilleja School struggles to find compromise in expansion plan

Castilleja School's ambitious plan to redevelop its campus ran into a fresh complication Wednesday, with Palo Alto planning...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Sep 6, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 16 comments | 4843 Views

SPORTS

High schools to resume in-person, outdoors-only sports practices

Starting Monday, Sept. 14, Palo Alto and Gunn high school student-athletes will be able to return to their campuses for in-person...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Jim H, on Sep 6, 2020 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 8463 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Housing bills fizzle in California's frantic final legislative session

After seeing their ambitious plans to address the housing crisis derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, state lawmakers concluded...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Sep 6, 2020 at 6:51 am | 21 comments | 4905 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tutor charged with lewd conduct faced an earlier complaint

A Palo Alto man recently accused of multiple lewd and lascivious acts toward girls he tutored was the subject of a complaint...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2020
Last comment by Marianne, on Sep 5, 2020 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 5750 Views
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