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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD needs grade inflation

My daughter is in the second highest lane of math at Paly, called the AB lane. This lane is the highest lane at other schools,...

Original post made by Mom on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by CC, on May 31, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 53 comments | 3915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board?

Are you thinking of running for PAUSD School Board on November 6, 2012? If so, you may want to attend the Candidate School...

Original post made by Mom on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 20, 2012 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helmets are for heads, not handlebars

I drove past Paly this week as students were on their way to school and was surprised to see many students with their bike...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Biker, on Sep 29, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any creative ways to wake up your 13+ year olds?

I know the clock shifts for teenagers, but I am tired of waking up my children through yelling and it's a bad way for them...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 15, 2012 at 7:10 am | 25 comments | 3259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Accident at Greer and Embarcadero

Anyone know information about the accident at Greer and Embarcadero today? Looked like a child was hit. Our community...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by DanPaly, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek High School Rankings

Gunn #38, Paly #56. Blech, our schools are already overcrowded. At least the methodology is more acceptable than U.S. News...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to get auto carpets cleaned.

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Original post made by Mom on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Another Mom, on Oct 20, 2008 at 9:30 am | 11 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened this morning at 8:00?

Electricity off in part of my house and traffic signals out, firetrucks heading toward 101 on Embarcadero Rd....

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama in Palo Alto - which neighborhood?

Heard on the news that Obama is coming for a fund raiser to Palo Alto tomorrow evening around 7pm .. which neighborhood?...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by M Foley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where should your dog poop?

We have a strip of grass in front of our house, and we do not have a dog. My child stepped in dog poop on our lawn getting...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Same experience, on Nov 11, 2010 at 12:34 am | 10 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Medical Foundation: OB/GYN shortage

I tried to make an appointment with my regular OB/GYN at Palo Alto Medical Foundation and I was not allowed to. The receptionist...

Original post made by Mom on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 17, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Offspring of famous are Stanford freshmen

Rob Lowe and Katie Couric dropped off their children yesterday at Stanford University. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2759468/Class-celebrity-offspring-Katie-Couric-Ro...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by So?, on Sep 18, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

? going on by RR tracks at Charleston today about 5pm

I passed the intersection of Alma and Charleston and there were 5 police vehicles present and about 5 boys that had bicycles...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Oct. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ballet dress stolen from Stroller in front of Children library

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Original post made by Mom E on Apr. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What to Expect for Jury Duty

Anyone have experience with jury duty? It would seem interesting to me and I would like to serve but I have a 24/7 job of...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 3587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kohls signs up at San Antonio

The old Mervyn's site appears to be on its way to becoming Kohls. The only Kohls I have been in is at the Great Mall and...

Original post made by Mom of boys on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by I saw a Kohl's sign, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2495 Views
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