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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on May 4, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 2954 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pitcher's no-hitter was just perfect this time

Bill Laskey had a career as a Major League Baseball pitcher that spanned 1982-88 with three teams, including two stints with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on May 4, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg dies at 47

Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gym User, on May 4, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 13 comments | 8680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body cameras to become norm for PAPD

After a year of experimentation, body cameras are about to go mainstream in the Palo Alto Police Department. City Manager...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on May 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 10 comments | 4641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Freebirds Closed

Went to go get a post school day lunch with my son at Freebirds only to find that it has already shut down....

Original post made by JIm H on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Don, on May 4, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 1312 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto softball has two top players leave team

The Palo Alto softball team will head into the final three games of the SCVAL El Camino Division season without sisters Mackenzie...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's 'Yes on A' parcel tax campaign raises more than $88K

With less than a week left until Election Day, the campaign in support of Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A has raised...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 3, 2015 at 2:47 am | 77 comments | 4495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How to redesign PAUSD high schools

There was a packed, sold-out house last night at Gunn High School’s Spangenburg Theater to view the Sundance- debuted film...

Original post made by Kiran Gaind on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Skeptic, on May 2, 2015 at 2:13 pm | 68 comments | 3638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NYT: Push, Don't Crush, the Students

Another NYT article on PAUSD: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/26/sunday-review/push-dont-crush-the-students.html?fb_ref=Default&_r=0...

Original post made by Parent on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by YellingAtTheWall, on May 2, 2015 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making art together

Now in its 16th year, Palo Alto Art Center's Cultural Kaleidoscope program pairs students from Palo Alto and Ravenswood school...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Michelle, on May 2, 2015 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2968 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn both looking for new athletic directors

The search is on for new athletic directors at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools as Jason Fung and Jill Naylor will be taking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Paly athlete parent, on May 2, 2015 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 2546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Purposeful lives

Public service can take many forms. Sometimes it means getting out into the community, knocking on doors and raising awareness...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on May 1, 2015 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 5514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We are overenrolled and non-residents are attending PAUSD

Here's the form for reporting non-residents attending PAUSD. Why should I pay for non-residents to attend PAUSD? Why should...

Original post made by Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 1, 2015 at 7:26 pm | 4 comments | 933 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball looks to future after final homestand

On Saturday night, first-year Stanford softball coach Rachel Hanson will help honor three seniors who have experienced the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on May 1, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Focus shifts to city-owned sites for new police building

Palo Alto has few great options for pursuing its most urgent infrastructure priority -- a new police headquarters -- but...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 1, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 2573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/04/24/donkey-ambassador-to-roam-palo-alto...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 7474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students to present science research Wednesday

Palo Alto High School students will explain their science research projects in public presentations Wednesday, May 23. The...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adventures in the art world

Silicon Valley Open Studios invites the public to visit the working studios of more than 350 artists based in the South Bay....

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Christine Oliver, on May 1, 2015 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 2786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gib Myers

"There are many turning points in my life that I don't understand very well," Atherton resident Gib Myers said. Read the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bob Harrington

For Iowa natives Bob Harrington and his wife, Margie, the choice to settle down in Palo Alto — after the high school...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views
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