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Should high schools report weighted grades?

Among the many differences, large and small, between Palo Alto and Gunn high schools is a discrepancy between how school...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 22 hours ago | 34 comments | 5398 Views


Caltrain collides with a car stopped on the tracks at East Meadow

Apparently no one was in the car, no injuries reported thus far. We need a Grade Separated rail corridor, period. The...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Stubbed toe blames rock, 22 hours ago | 29 comments | 523 Views


Community Notebook: Local behavioral health organizations to merge

Two Bay Area nonprofits aimed at helping populations in need are joining forces to strengthen behavioral health care across...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 20, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views


Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by margot sis, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 6940 Views


Watt named a high school All-American in track and field

Gunn grad Amy Watt, who competed at the Rio Paralympics, was named Female Field Athlete of the Year by USA Paralympics track...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tom DuBois, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 603 Views


Berkeley's Counting Crows return to the Bay Area

Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz now calls Greenwich Village home, but the singer/songwriter got his start as a musician...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2016
Last comment by Gus , on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2788 Views


Laurene Powell Jobs donates to school-board incumbent's campaign

With less than a month left until Election Day, Palo Alto school-board trustee Melissa Baten Caswell’s campaign for re-election...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Scary, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 11 comments | 4005 Views


Fire station prepares for Baylands migration

After serving the neighborhoods around Rinconada Park for more than fifty years, Fire Station 3 is preparing for a brief...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Oct 20, 2016 at 11:24 am | 14 comments | 2686 Views


Should we be teaching micro aggression theory in PAUSD?

Recently, popular culture has become awash with terms like triggering and micro aggression. Over the last several years,...

Original post made by Teaching Victomhood on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Teaching Victimhood, on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 207 Views


Council favors new rules for downtown retail

Retail in downtown Palo Alto isn't broken and doesn't need fixing. It could, however, use some protection, particularly when...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Self centered candidate, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:00 am | 8 comments | 2135 Views


New law would keep outdoor pot growth illegal in Palo Alto

If California voters approve Proposition 64 in November, they will make it legal for anyone over 21 to smoke marijuana and...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:48 pm | 26 comments | 3084 Views


Cost/Type of Special Ed

I'm curious what PAUSD spends on Special Ed, how many kids we have enrolled, by severity/type, ideally at which school level...

Original post made by Info on Special Ed on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Info on Special Ed, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:37 pm | 4 comments | 164 Views


Measuring airplane exhaust

As I listen to the noisome roar of plane after plane passing overhead tonight (my windows are open to hopefully hear/smell...

Original post made by Exhausted from Airplanes on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 11 comments | 261 Views


School board gives feedback on budget cutbacks for next year

The Palo Alto school board mostly refrained from giving line-item feedback on a list of potential budget cutbacks for the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by failing at the job, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views


Police seek skateboarder in Crescent Park robbery attempt

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they said tried to rob two dog-walking pedestrians as he was riding a small skateboard...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 5 comments | 1751 Views


The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:


Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 19, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 1099 comments | 199940 Views


NO vs Yes live

Original post made by sffdsdgdfg on Oct. 19, 2016
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Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

This week's Shop Talk column features information on the revamp of established, authentic Italian restaurant Caffe Riace. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca Sanders, on Oct 19, 2016 at 9:33 am | 15 comments | 3190 Views


Palo Alto police seek man accused of harassment

Police are asking for help tracking down a man who they said harassed a 10-year-old boy while he was walking on a sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views


Two Palo Altans vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by County School Board, on Oct 18, 2016 at 9:23 pm | 14 comments | 4118 Views
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