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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official: state funding down by two-thirds

State funding of Palo Alto schools has dropped by more than two-thirds in the past three years, a school budget official...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2012 at 3:54 am | 35 comments | 3680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident admission, student headcount climbs at UC

More than 23 percent of students admitted by the University of California for this fall's freshman class are not California...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 35 comments | 6688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board lauds new Paly gym plan

Palo Alto school board members expressed enthusiasm Tuesday night for "conceptual designs" for new indoor athletic facilities...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 35 comments | 4574 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developer offers $13 million for school land

A housing developer has offered to pay $13 million to the Palo Alto school district for a 2.6-acre parcel at 525 San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by The rest of the story, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 35 comments | 8982 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Paly journalists sound alarm

When Palo Alto High School journalism students published its issue on teen "rape culture" last week, they knew it would send...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Emma Isabella, on Apr 22, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 35 comments | 3355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's plan to "retain" illegal summer school tuition violates state law

PAUSD is offering refunds for summer school tuition that it charged parents illegally -- but the method the district has...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by MT, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 35 comments | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 13648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 6505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students to board: 'It's not Gunn's fault'

Scores of Gunn High School students flooded the district's usually sparsely filled board room on Tuesday night to speak out...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2015 at 11:27 am | 35 comments | 30931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Data reveals where school district has more, and less, space for students

The school district's new enrollment-management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to equip its members...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 35 comments | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Another McGee flip-flop

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee is now backing away from a plan he was trumpeting months ago and which the school...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 3780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board opts against quick action on budget shortfall

Facing an unexpected $3.3 million budget shortfall this year due to overly ambitious estimates of property-tax revenues,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 35 comments | 4188 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 | 5527 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 | 2802 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 | 4545 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 | 3518 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 | 2757 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 | 2112 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 | 3219 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 | 2600 Views
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