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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Live now. Share deeply,' Gunn grad counsels

Shortly after learning of her early admission to Stanford University, a Gunn High School senior last December spiraled into...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Nov 16, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 33 comments | 5713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Drivers and Their Restrictions.

As the parent of a newly licensed driver, I am very interested to know what other parents are allowing their young drivers...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 33 comments | 4384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school counseling returns to school board

In the charged debate over guidance counseling services at Gunn High School, Superintendent Kevin Skelly has suggested hiring...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by data dizzy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 33 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smart phones in high school

I would like to open the topic of smart phones in high schools. DISCUSS I believe they are a bad idea because: 1. We...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | 33 comments | 2282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Palo Alto school board in parallel universe

The poor school board just can't catch a break. Try as they might to follow the advice of their attorney and send the message...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Current parent, on May 11, 2013 at 9:52 am | 33 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone experienced with Alta Vista?

My daughter has gotten so little help at Paly as an LD kid (she is on a 504, and was on an IEP in elementary school) that...

Original post made by adhd/ld mom on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 15, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 33 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get 4 percent raise in tentative pact

Palo Alto teachers this year will get a 4 percent raise along with a onetime bonus of 2 percent under a tentative collective-bargaining...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by You scratch my back, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 33 comments | 27365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Minority Palo Alto graduates reflect on the good and the bad

The power of teachers and coaches and of early, clear communications about college requirements emerged in "exit interviews"...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by full disclosure, on Mar 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 33 comments | 4485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ponders health benefits for its own members

The Palo Alto school board is weighing the pros and cons of offering health benefits to its own members following a subcommittee's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 33 comments | 5627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The value of world languages in elementary school?

Why do people think world language in elementary school is so important? What about more science and computer programming,...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Been There, on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 33 comments | 847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim AND rapist need our prayers

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Original post made by Ann on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by james, on Nov 9, 2007 at 4:00 pm | 33 comments | 4083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest four men for theft

A residential phone call and fast-acting police resulted in the arrest of four alleged San Mateo County gang members for...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 33 comments | 1862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 4191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after trying to run car off road

A woman was arrested after allegedly trying to run her own car off the road with another vehicle after her car was repossessed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2011 at 4:59 pm | 33 comments | 1677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek shooter of random gunfire

For the second time in a week someone has fired off a gun in Palo Alto's residential neighborhoods, and police want to find...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jack B, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 33 comments | 1904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit two homes, steal firearms, property

In two separate incidents less than 24 hours apart, burglars made off with an estimated $24,000 in property, including three...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by trudiDo, on Mar 21, 2012 at 11:57 am | 33 comments | 3446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 6465 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

24-year-old woman killed in Highway 101 crash

A 24-year-old woman was killed Friday morning, Nov. 23, in a crash involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 33 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Photo gallery: Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane (Fulton Street between Embarcadero Road and Seale Avenue) has been a continuous Palo Alto tradition since...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 33 comments | 2340 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Stanford Daily fails to justify labeling Dr. Norman Finkelstein a holocaust denier

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Original post made by Robin on Jan. 27, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 30, 2007 at 6:58 am | 33 comments | 4154 Views
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