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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals before winter break: Is there a better way?

I have been involved in Palo Alto schools since we moved to Palo Alto 30 years ago. I was privileged to serve on the school...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Working Mom, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 35 comments | 3401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids are worth learning the lessons of Christchurch and Japan

Do we really, really need two-story buildings at our high schools? It's going to cost more money for the same square footage...

Original post made by concerned parent on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 35 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official: state funding down by two-thirds

State funding of Palo Alto schools has dropped by more than two-thirds in the past three years, a school budget official...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2012 at 3:54 am | 35 comments | 1708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-resident admission, student headcount climbs at UC

More than 23 percent of students admitted by the University of California for this fall's freshman class are not California...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 35 comments | 3060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board lauds new Paly gym plan

Palo Alto school board members expressed enthusiasm Tuesday night for "conceptual designs" for new indoor athletic facilities...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 35 comments | 3080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Developer offers $13 million for school land

A housing developer has offered to pay $13 million to the Palo Alto school district for a 2.6-acre parcel at 525 San Antonio...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by The rest of the story, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 35 comments | 5435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Paly journalists sound alarm

When Palo Alto High School journalism students published its issue on teen "rape culture" last week, they knew it would send...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Emma Isabella, on Apr 22, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 35 comments | 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's plan to "retain" illegal summer school tuition violates state law

PAUSD is offering refunds for summer school tuition that it charged parents illegally -- but the method the district has...

Original post made by Curious on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by MT, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 35 comments | 1696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student streaking: Alarm over mixed messages

Concern over the rising incidence of streaking on the Palo Alto High School campus reached an apparent boiling point among...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Apr 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 35 comments | 10084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 3505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:16 am | 35 comments | 3546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 1921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar finds someone home -- suspect arrested

A young burglar who entered a Palo Alto home was shocked to open a bedroom door and find a resident sitting at his home-office...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jas, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 35 comments | 3522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the second...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by pedestrian in traffic, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 35 comments | 2527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

just a coincidince that Gabrielle Giffords is named on Sarah Palin's gun target poster?

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is #4 on Sarah Palin's gun target poster. Just a coincidence? I think not. See the poster here: http://twitpic.com/3o7jnn An...

Original post made by an American on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 2052 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Critical Mass Murder?

I don't know if any of you witnessed the shocking scene that happened during a Brazilian Critical Mass event. Some guy intentionally...

Original post made by Darwin on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by False equivalence, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 1611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mysterious car break-ins concern residents

Cars that Palo Alto residents said were locked and have alarm systems were burglarized on Saturday, May 21, leaving some...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by susan, on May 25, 2011 at 6:13 am | 35 comments | 2136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible sexual assault at Palo Alto's Greer Park

A 22-year-old woman was found partially clothed and passed out in Greer Park on Saturday morning (Aug. 20) in what Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 35 comments | 1545 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hires polling firm to help with measure

With an eye toward a 2014 ballot measure, the Palo Alto City Council this week approved a $90,000 contract with a public-opinion...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 35 comments | 3443 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hiker dies after fall

A Palo Alto woman has died after she fell from a ledge during a hike in Arizona, friends of the woman have confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Cubberley Classmate, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 35 comments | 14425 Views
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