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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Talk today indicates Egg Wars are still taking place

When we were in Paly there were problems each year during Spirit Week with Egg Wars between Gunn and Paly students. Talk...

Original post made by Former Paly Parent on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Nice idea, on Nov 3, 2018 at 8:42 pm | 23 comments | 2211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Committee forms against school board candidate

A group of Palo Alto parents concerned about school board candidate Kathy Jordan's temperament, in particular her interactions...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Get Your Facts Straight, on Nov 3, 2018 at 7:39 pm | 130 comments | 18483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidate misrepresents his STEM program

Christopher Boyd, who is running for a seat on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education in November's election,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by Christopher Boyd, on Nov 3, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 10533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four council candidates raise more than $50,000 each

Four out of five candidates for seats on the Palo Alto City Council have now each raised more than $50,000 for their respective...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Facts Matter, on Nov 3, 2018 at 3:45 pm | 54 comments | 7629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Titans giving new meaning to run-and-Gunn football offense

Gunn coach Jason Miller knew his team needed to control the clock against Santa Clara. The Titans executed his offensive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by Memory Magic, on Nov 3, 2018 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 2692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2018: Complete coverage of Palo Alto races, measures

A guide to the Nov. 6 election when Palo Alto voters will select new members of the City Council and Board of Education and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Vote NO of Measure Z, FOR the schools, on Nov 3, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 26408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure raises $130K

The campaign in support of $460 million school bond Measure Z, which would fund the next two decades of facilities improvements...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Joe Dixon, on Nov 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm | 41 comments | 6406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Experience as a board member Read this week's letters here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2018/11/02/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by No Echo Chamber, on Nov 3, 2018 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Vote NO on Z If You Care About Schools

Why Vote NO on Z If You Care About Schools Our district is capable of easily asking again, so a decision to vote should...

Original post made by Local Parent on Oct. 20, 2018
Last comment by Local Parent, on Nov 3, 2018 at 12:37 am | 19 comments | 1631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Teen kidnapped, sexually assaulted in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating a sexual assault involving a teenage girl who reported she was forced into a van...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Lame, on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 7029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More than 1,000 turn out for vigil against hate

About 1,000 people of different faiths gathered in solidarity at a Los Altos Hills synagogue on Sunday in response to the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Nov 2, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 40 comments | 6387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Ken Dauber, Shounak Dharap for Palo Alto school board

With the strongest board in decades and a new management team, the Palo Alto school district is in the process of a desperately...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by DeniseW, on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 42 comments | 29517 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: A reminder for our times: Love conquers hate

I was in the gathering of communities organized by and conducted at Congregation Beth Am last Sunday evening in response...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Love over hate, on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 4171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Helping caregivers help themselves

Many caregivers, so focused on taking care of their family members, fail to care for themselves despite the elevated risks...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parenting in the digital age

Palo Alto educators and parents are collaborating to give kids the critical thinking skills they need to use technology responsibly...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by dave06516, on Nov 2, 2018 at 4:39 am | 11 comments | 10455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood school board slate raises $4K

A two-person slate in the Ravenswood City School District Board of Education race, the only two out of nine candidates raising...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Truth Teller, on Nov 1, 2018 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 3247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council moves toward new rules, fewer seats

For the first time in nearly half a century, the Palo Alto City Council will emerge from the November election with fewer...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by No PACC Members for President, on Nov 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm | 17 comments | 4315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Driving ourselves crazy

The recent uproar over Mayor Liz Kniss' comment during the July 30 council meeting declaring that Palo Alto has no significant...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 1, 2018 at 1:42 pm | 46 comments | 8493 Views

MOVIES

Facebook plans new bus stop to meet growing transit needs

Facebook is proposing to build a new bus stop to better accommodate the significant number of buses and trams it uses to...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 1, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 4 comments | 21586 Views

SPORTS

Casti's Layton, Palo Alto are winners at CCS golf tournament

Palo Alto won the Central Coast Section girls golf championships Tuesday with a round of 386 on the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Lihua Wang, on Oct 31, 2018 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 3287 Views
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