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Palantir taking over downtown Palo Alto

from today's Mercury News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_29834056/palo-alto-palantir-is-taking-over I had no idea...

Original post made by didn't know on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on May 2, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 32 comments | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 32 comments | 5631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 8, 2017 at 1:24 pm | 32 comments | 4089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn staff address conflicts following MLK Day talk

Last Friday, Jan. 20, at Gunn High School, students from all grades gathered in the gym for a belated Martin Luther King,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Open, on Jan 30, 2017 at 1:05 am | 32 comments | 8635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids doing all the math ahead over the Summer

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Original post made by amaninpaloalto on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by anonymous parent, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:39 pm | 32 comments | 5543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Consideration of third high school paused

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by and yet, on Sep 25, 2007 at 6:10 am | 32 comments | 5005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner remains top board-race fundraiser

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 3, 2007 at 2:43 pm | 32 comments | 4724 Views

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What's the best Halloween Costume you have seen?

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Original post made by Palo Verde Mom on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 32 comments | 4722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board plans to reopen Garland

With K-5 enrollment up by 200 students this year, plans are underway to change school boundaries and reopen Garland Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hindsight is easy, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:56 am | 32 comments | 4655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six schools could face boundary changes

Attendance areas at six Palo Alto elementary schools could change because of reopening Garland Elementary School in 2011,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:17 am | 32 comments | 3445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much homework in high school?

How many hours of homework/studying are our students doing at Gunn and Paly to earn a 4.0? I just want to know what to look...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 23, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 4103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly

I used to think that Palo Alto was a great place to raise my kids, now I am beginning to wonder. The bar is high here....

Original post made by Sharon Witte on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scrambled, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 32 comments | 3082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A no reaction protest idea

I'm thinking about distributing a flyer tomorrow (see below) but wanted to run it by other Gunn students first and parents...

Original post made by Anne on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 32 comments | 3583 Views

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Elementary math task force gets the go-ahead

Selection will begin later this month for a parent-teacher task force to explore "exemplary practices" in elementary school...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Mar 15, 2011 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 5118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE aims to raise $3.9 million for schools

The foundation benefiting Palo Alto public schools aims to raise $3.9 million from community members in 2011-12 -- the most...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by donation inflation, on Sep 16, 2011 at 8:57 am | 32 comments | 3267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 32 comments | 2230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school graduation criteria debated

Algebra 2 has become a focus for a debate over whether the Palo Alto Unified School District should boost its graduation...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 32 comments | 4181 Views

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Principals welcome electronic devices

Students at Palo Alto High School are encouraged "to use and bring their (electronic) devices" to school, Principal Phil...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by What happened to teachers?, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:58 am | 32 comments | 4455 Views

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Juana Briones principal announces departure

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Matthew Nagle announced Tuesday he will leave the school at the end of the school...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on May 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 32 comments | 5721 Views

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Palo Alto teacher salaries compared statewide

The average public school teacher in Palo Alto earns somewhere in the middle -- not the highest, not the lowest -- compared...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Another teacher, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 32 comments | 19963 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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