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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Palo Alto's high schools give too much homework?

Many Palo Alto high school students report feeling overworked, overburdened and overstressed by unrelenting workloads and...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 0 minutes ago | 34 comments | 2593 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Beyond the anguish

As the Palo Alto community mourns and reflects on the loss of another Palo Alto teenager the third in four months we...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 14 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some schools lag in measles immunizations

Despite cases of the measles now showing up in Santa Clara County, some Palo Alto schools still have up to 12 percent of...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Fox News???, 16 minutes ago | 24 comments | 1237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks ideas for new traffic-fighting nonprofit

From Emeryville to Boston, nonprofits called "transportation management associations" have sprung up in the last few decades...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford swimmer denies alleged rape in police report

Stanford University student Brock Turner, who was charged this week with five sexual-assault charges for a Jan. 18 on-campus...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by RR, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Offended by use of the term "Tiger Parent"

It's becoming commonplace to see the term "tiger parent" used in these forums, particularly in the threads related to excessive...

Original post made by Just another Palo Parent on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 59 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: We love our neighborhoods but are miffed by development

Palo Altans generally feel rosy about their hometown, but attitudes tend to sour when the conversation shifts to housing,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 33 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Gus L., 1 hour ago | 50 comments | 3344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Puggle

Our sweet puggle, Brisket, got out of our house last night in downtown PA around 8 pm. He's SUPER sweet and would probably...

Original post made by stephstout on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Memories , 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 37 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District homework policy roll-out stalls

When people talk about homework in Palo Alto, they often wonder: What, exactly, is the district's policy on homework? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Parent, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another plan for Maybell housing draws fire

The developer of 2.46 acres on Maybell Avenue near Arastradero Road may be up against a considerable battle with some Barron...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by concerned parent, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 174 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain Friday is identified

A man who died after being struck by a Caltrain on Friday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Dakota, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to raise minimum wage

Citing the sky-high costs of living in Palo Alto, a group of City Council members is leading a push to adopt a local minimum-wage...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 846 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, 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 21445 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by radar, 3 hours ago | 1001 comments | 142731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Supervisors offer aid in preserving Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed today to the Board of Supervisors to use $8 million from its affordable...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by EnjoyPaloAltoANDbeHappy, 4 hours ago | 60 comments | 6398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A message from Hayley Krolik

Hi parents, Read the full statement here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/14/a-message-from-hayley-krolik...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by No more Skelly doctrine, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 2219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford University student arrested for attempted rape

A male Stanford University student was arrested early in the morning on Sunday, Jan. 18, for attempted rape, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, 5 hours ago | 14 comments | 6028 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is retirement funding based on 'rainbows, butterflies and unicorns'?

A well-known financial analyst, talk-show host and Orange County's treasurer-tax collector recently described state retirement-funding...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by vic, 5 hours ago | 13 comments | 2618 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain reports fatality near Mountain View station

A man was struck and killed by a Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain Station Thursday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by resident, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 2654 Views
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