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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Geometry in middle school?

Is geometry offered in middle school? I went to the Terman website and looks like the math lanes stop at Algebra I. A...

Original post made by Barron Dad on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by C, on Oct 5, 2014 at 2:16 am | 65 comments | 6589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by teacher, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:38 pm | 17 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mark gates, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New fines target Palo Alto's water wasters

Water wasters in Palo Alto who ignore the city's admonitions to conserve could face fines of $100 per day under an enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max Rattner, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 40 comments | 4774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 questions: Where does Terry Godfrey stand?

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/03/10-questions-where-does-terry-godfrey-stand posted...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 4, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 723 Views

RESTAURANTS

Doing good with food

Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto. It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds --...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Prices?, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 985 Views

SPORTS

Burgess records a double-double for Stanford volleyball

==BI Cardinal corner == Junior outside hitter Jordan Burgess had 12 kills, 10 digs, a career-best four service aces and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's new 'academic integrity' policy kicks off larger debate

Palo Alto High School Principal Kim Diorio says she wants to send a strong message about school culture with the unveiling...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2014 at 10:51 am | 65 comments | 14192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What makes an Expressway an Expressway?

The term "expressway" conjures up a picture of a road where traffic can travel faster and with less obstructions than a regular...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Any contractors who do modular home building in Palo Alto?

Hi, After a lot of research, I have come to conclude that a modular or prefab home is the way to go on my urban Palo Alto...

Original post made by wantmycasa on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 4, 2014 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 4175 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the black stuff floating on water of Mayfield Slough?

Can anyone tell me what the black stuff floating on the water on Mayfield Slough is? It looks like it might be dead algae....

Original post made by Sinotte on Oct. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 101 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What energizes great teachers? Palo Alto teacher goes on road trip to find out

Palo Alto High School English teacher David Cohen is taking the year off to travel to school districts up and down California,...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 3, 2014 at 3:29 pm | 17 comments | 4254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gardeners file claim against city over leaf blowers

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Original post made by Bill D'Agostino on Jun. 9, 2006
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Oct 3, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 25 comments | 8551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suicide victim identified

A man who fatally shot himself this week outside the Palo Alto courthouse has been identified as 31-year-old Joseph Scott,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 6643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10 questions: Where does Jay Cabrera stand?

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/03/10-questions-where-does-jay-cabrera-stand posted...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 473 Views

AROUND TOWN

The art of questioning

What is a city? It's a question Palo Alto residents and visitors may find themselves facing -- literally -- in the coming...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Oct 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet the candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 98 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll

A long-desired system for warning of imminent earthquakes on the West Coast is working and can accurately predict temblors,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 3, 2014 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 4197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by what, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:55 am | 40 comments | 4973 Views
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