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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on proposed school names

With a final vote on new names for Jordan and Terman middle schools scheduled for Tuesday night, both sides of what has become...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 28, 2018 at 8:08 am | 35 comments | 6454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wake of renaming, school board seeks to address discrimination

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday with community members' pleas that they must face head on reports of racism...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by send names to Texas, on Jun 20, 2018 at 1:46 pm | 35 comments | 10878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special-ed advocate to run for school board

Stacey Ashlund, a Palo Alto parent who has devoted much of her time to advocating for the rights of special-education families,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by pa resident, on Jul 16, 2018 at 2:51 pm | 35 comments | 8974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deceptive campaign flyer

A little more than a week ago, I received a 5 by 8 inch Kathy Jordan campaign flier as part of a campaign packet left on...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by makes sense, on Oct 28, 2018 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 1960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County abruptly halts development-agreement talks for Stanford's expansion

Citing significant concerns about Stanford University’s newly announced deal with the Palo Alto Unified School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2019 at 6:51 am | 35 comments | 19330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent: Schools likely won't reopen this academic year

In a letter to county superintendents across California on Tuesday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Apr 28, 2020 at 1:36 am | 35 comments | 80209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'In-person instruction is essential.' Santa Clara County issues guidance for reopening schools

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department released on Tuesday its guidelines for reopening public and private schools...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:27 am | 35 comments | 10744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:16 am | 35 comments | 7618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 4676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar finds someone home -- suspect arrested

A young burglar who entered a Palo Alto home was shocked to open a bedroom door and find a resident sitting at his home-office...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jas, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 35 comments | 6380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the second...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by pedestrian in traffic, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 35 comments | 5253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

just a coincidince that Gabrielle Giffords is named on Sarah Palin's gun target poster?

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is #4 on Sarah Palin's gun target poster. Just a coincidence? I think not. See the poster here: http://twitpic.com/3o7jnn An...

Original post made by an American on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 4143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Critical Mass Murder?

I don't know if any of you witnessed the shocking scene that happened during a Brazilian Critical Mass event. Some guy intentionally...

Original post made by Darwin on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by False equivalence, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 3305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mysterious car break-ins concern residents

Cars that Palo Alto residents said were locked and have alarm systems were burglarized on Saturday, May 21, leaving some...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by susan, on May 25, 2011 at 6:13 am | 35 comments | 5274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible sexual assault at Palo Alto's Greer Park

A 22-year-old woman was found partially clothed and passed out in Greer Park on Saturday morning (Aug. 20) in what Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 35 comments | 4725 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips into Palo Alto parking garage, hits Mercedes

A car that slid on a rain-slicked road fell into the Birch Street garage near California Avenue and crashed into a new Mercedes...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 35 comments | 5002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hires polling firm to help with measure

With an eye toward a 2014 ballot measure, the Palo Alto City Council this week approved a $90,000 contract with a public-opinion...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 35 comments | 7872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner sentenced to six months in county jail, three-year probation

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced on Thursday former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner to six...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by marie, on Jun 10, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 86071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Oregon Expressway flooding likely to continue

As the first rain in 2018 swept into the Bay Area, the underpass at Oregon Expressway near Alma Street flooded once again,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Simple minded resident, on Jan 14, 2018 at 10:40 am | 35 comments | 8460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injury collision blocks segment of El Camino Real

An injury collision involving a bicycle and a car has blocked a section of northbound El Camino Real in Palo Alto since late...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Good news, on Jun 21, 2018 at 3:01 pm | 35 comments | 10500 Views
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