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AROUND TOWN

Jim Hartnett makes a return trip to Caltrain — now as CEO

When Jim Hartnett joined the effort four years ago to bring high-speed rail to California, the project was in danger of going...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:53 pm | 17 comments | 3269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the case for later start times

Hi, I am a Gunn graduate and have the option of writing a course project. I chose a topic that is of great importance...

Original post made by rc on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mommy, on Mar 31, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The competitive high school perspective and a parent's opportunity to help their student

PART 1: My experience teaching at a high school with an API over 850 Following the most recent suicide tragedy at Palo...

Original post made by lesliefunk on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Another, on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:07 am | 4 comments | 384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:20 am | 37 comments | 4947 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycle Trash Bins

I have some concern over the New Bins for garbage, we have a large problem with Raccoons, Skunks and roof rats. I'm concerned...

Original post made by LR on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 75 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Development limits--a modest start

After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 24 comments | 2495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Miss Wesson's special gift to generations of kids, teachers and parents

I did a bit of time travel this month: I visited my third-grade teacher, "Miss Wesson," from Los Gatos Elementary School....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choir Sweeps 2015 Heritage Music Festival

The Palo Alto Concert Choir won 1st place at the 2015 Heritage Festival in Anaheim this past weekend. Each of the three Paly...

Original post made by Steve Broadbent on Mar. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 91 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by furniture, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:41 pm | 8 comments | 471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide Prevention: The EQ Phone

I have an idea for a phone app to help reduce the incidence of teen suicide. I don’t need to tell anyone in Palo Alto, California,...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Privacy concerns, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by curious, on Mar 30, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 3381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 30, 2015 at 11:16 am | 34 comments | 5083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents ask: What's with the water?

Palo Alto residents have noticed a change in their tap water lately, The drought, in part, is to blame, according to Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:54 am | 16 comments | 5367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should sex offenders be expelled?

Expulsion for sexual assault is still seen as a radical policy that only a few universities have been willing to adopt. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cg2much, on Mar 29, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Another patient, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 2941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 45 comments | 5170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another brutal day of plane noise

Looks like the 22nd of the month is on the calendar to beat up Palo Alto with SFO's noise trash. Or is it Sundays....

Original post made by Not amused on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 29, 2015 at 9:36 am | 61 comments | 936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall on raw milk distributed in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto-based organization that delivers farm products, including raw milk, has been affected by a statewide recall made...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Raw milk drinker, on Mar 29, 2015 at 8:20 am | 19 comments | 5303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm 2, on Mar 29, 2015 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama. We, each one of us, can...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm | 8 comments | 1077 Views
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