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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beyond the 5150

Sarah Gentile was shocked to find, in the midst of a crisis with her teenage son, that there are no hospital beds available...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Donna James, on Jun 3, 2015 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 28692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC to conduct suicide study

At the Palo Alto school district's request, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has agreed to conduct an...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Experienced Parent, on Nov 13, 2015 at 11:04 am | 38 comments | 10658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OCR Evidently to Make Findings Against PAUSD in Sexual Harassment Cases

Today Superintendent McGee sent a Weekly Communication to the Board indicating that OCR would be making findings against...

Original post made by Alert Reader on Dec. 12, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Dec 14, 2015 at 9:24 am | 38 comments | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board urged to be 'bold' yet also exercise caution on new-school plans

There was a mixed bag of reactions Tuesday night to Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee's and his Enrollment Management Advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 38 comments | 4244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why no lunch money? All spent on mortgage?

My children have changed social groups throughout their years at Paly and there are often students who have no lunch and...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 3, 2016 at 12:38 am | 38 comments | 2136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 4617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person hit by vehicle in downtown Palo Alto

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at University Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto just after 4 p.m. today...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 38 comments | 4328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 3198 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pilot alerted of dangers before plane crash

Pilot Doug Bourn was warned by the air traffic controller at Palo Alto Airport just before his Feb. 17 takeoff that there...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 38 comments | 2981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers hit twice in downtown Palo Alto

Two men -- one brandishing a black handgun -- robbed a couple walking at Bryant Street and Addison Avenue shortly before...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Patrick, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 38 comments | 2428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver follows GPS, gets stuck on Caltrain tracks

A woman driving a Toyota Corolla got stuck on the Caltrain tracks near East Meadow Drive in Palo Alto Wednesday night when...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:12 am | 38 comments | 3703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 9800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Slain Palo Alto man uttered three words before shooting

The accused accomplice in the homicide of a Palo Alto engineer described his three last words and the single shot that ended...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jan 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 38 comments | 13093 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 2716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush Pardons

Care to project who will get pardoned before he leaves office?...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:17 am | 38 comments | 3957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods speaks during a press conference Saturday addressing the joint raid on "Taliban" gang...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cu_T33, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 38 comments | 3159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney's speech contained omissions, misstatements

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney's defense Thursday of the Bush administration's policies for interrogating...

Original post made by Wow, I Never Would Have Guessed! on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 25, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 38 comments | 2567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans win key US Senate election in Massachusetts

This is the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8466995.stm This is huge, Obama staked his reputation by campaigning...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Accountability, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 3379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 6044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local silence on ruling on Obamacare

Amazing local silence on the Federal Judge ruling that Obamacare is unconstitutional. Even more silence on our own Administration...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 19, 2011 at 6:44 am | 38 comments | 2188 Views
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