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Donations pour in to thank Palo Alto track guards

An effort to thank the security guards who stand watch at several Palo Alto train crossings started as a hopeful Facebook...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Parent, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 10555 Views


School district launches special-education review

A longtime special-education advocate and Harvard University Graduate School of Education professor is visiting Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by R Alvarez, on Mar 25, 2017 at 6:18 am | 28 comments | 10068 Views


School district fills top, 'critical' positions

The Palo Alto school district announced Wednesday that outside hires from school districts in Virginia, Southern California...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Energy U R my hero!, on Sep 12, 2017 at 12:03 am | 28 comments | 10864 Views


Lukewarm on teacher housing, school board doesn't direct staff to pursue further

Despite the rise in interest in building housing for teachers and staff in school districts across the Bay Area, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by ps, on Nov 19, 2019 at 3:10 am | 28 comments | 5981 Views


What Does Stanford Have to Do With the Dismal PISA Results?

The latest PISA results are just out: US students’ average math score ranks 37th and below the OECD average. Not long ago,...

Original post made by See Sth Say Sth on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by See Sth Say Sth, on Dec 21, 2019 at 9:38 am | 28 comments | 3668 Views


Palo Alto's seniors celebrate an unconventional graduation from their cars, but not without joy

On the night that would have been the class of 2020's graduation, Palo Alto's sidewalks and street corners were full of people...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2020
Last comment by THANK YOU PALO ALTO!, on Jun 5, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 28 comments | 15850 Views


For homeless kids, distance learning is even harder

The living situations for a small number of homeless students in Palo Alto Unified bring to light deep inequities at play...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 24, 2020 at 1:38 pm | 28 comments | 16082 Views


To combat teens' sleep deprivation, California schools must start their days later

In anticipation of a new state law requiring later start times, many local school districts have already made the shift....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2022
Last comment by Horst Dietrich, on Aug 16, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 10431 Views


Water district bans purchase of bottled water


Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 11374 Views


Five cited in Palo Alto liquor sting


Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by Needs-Facts, on Dec 1, 2007 at 7:17 pm | 28 comments | 9131 Views


Children's Theater Defense Fund formed


Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 3, 2008 at 9:38 am | 28 comments | 6758 Views


PA police ask suspected killer to turn himself in


Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by C me around, on Aug 4, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 28 comments | 4872 Views


Curtis to return to Children's Theatre Friday


Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Dean, on Sep 1, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 28 comments | 6176 Views


Palo Alto students discuss racial profiling

For Palo Alto students, teachers and youth leaders who participated in the march against racial profiling on Nov. 9, the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Soul Brother, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 28 comments | 4773 Views


Two EPA gang members arrested by police team

Two members of the Taliban street gang were arrested this week by a newly formed street crimes unit composed of East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by jesika, on Mar 8, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 28 comments | 4875 Views


No parole for Chowchilla school-bus kidnapper

A state Board of Parole Hearings panel Monday night once again denied parole for one of three men -- all from wealthy families...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 28 comments | 9760 Views


Palo Alto woman finds burglar in walk-in closet

A Palo Alto woman discovered a burglar hiding in her walk-in closet at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, about 15 minutes after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Feb 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 28 comments | 4241 Views


Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 5496 Views


Judge upholds Palo Alto sit-lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost must stand trial for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by A. Carter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 28 comments | 6975 Views


East Palo Alto shooting victim identified

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto Wednesday night has been identified as 20-year-old Gabriel Arreguin, a police captain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by concerned about our city, on May 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 28 comments | 7360 Views
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