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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 3007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Noreen Likins resigns after six years as Gunn High principal

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likins is resigning at the end of the school year, she told Gunn teachers, students and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 34 comments | 5442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto veterans named high school principals

Two veteran Palo Alto teachers and administrators, Katya Villalobos and Phil Winston, have been named the new principals...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 8, 2010 at 12:04 am | 34 comments | 4425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools brace for state cuts

Palo Alto school officials are battening down the hatches in anticipation of a state funding cut that could be as high as...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by truth, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 34 comments | 3599 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Severed Fingers at Fairmeadow Elementary

On Monday, May 16, 2011 our 11 year old son, Peter, was attending a regular day as a 5th grade student at Fairmeadow Elementary...

Original post made by ninadora on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by ninadora, on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:17 am | 34 comments | 4103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gym teacher

City employees are often reminded that they work for the public -- usually when the public wants the employee terminated....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by N.D., on Mar 3, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 34 comments | 5092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 17, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 34 comments | 4177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:19 am | 34 comments | 31429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 6742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 7540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: With end of school year, a time for reflection

As Superintendent Max McGee completes his first year, the Palo Alto school district is at an important juncture. With his...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Making the Grade, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 5382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will China stop capital flight to our real estate

As a new arrival to Stanford we are trying to buy a house but cannot compete with the tidal wave of Chinese capital. Is...

Original post made by Sandra on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by NPR Report, on Oct 10, 2015 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 1571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school district moves to dismiss teacher accused of sex abuse

The Palo Alto school board unanimously voted Tuesday to initiate dismissal proceedings for an elementary school teacher who...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by teacher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:14 pm | 34 comments | 7409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The Addison gift horse

Last March, Addison Elementary School Principal Amanda Boyce, in her position for less than a year and new to the school...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Watch the Bling, on Mar 6, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 34 comments | 5993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn again see low state test participation

For the second year in a row, both Palo Alto and Gunn high schools failed to meet the government's required participation...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bravo, on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 34 comments | 7671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 34 comments | 8432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for indecent exposure

A man who police believe exposed himself to teenage girls near Gunn High School in Palo Alto was arrested Friday, Police...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 21, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 34 comments | 3239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boys robbed Monday night at Jordan, one hit

Two teenage boys were forcibly robbed of their wallets and some cash about 8 p.m. Monday as they were riding their bikes...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2009 at 9:13 am | 34 comments | 3219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by cb, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 34 comments | 4657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May is outraged that the defense attorneys for May's admitted killer,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by David Taylor, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 34 comments | 3813 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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