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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Investigation finds high school transcripts in order

The online transcripts of seniors at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are in order, the Palo Alto school district announced...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2014
Last comment by publish, on Mar 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 30 comments | 5590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The nettlesome path to helping our teens

Four and five years ago, when several of our teenagers took their own lives, our pained, communal cry was, "Why is this happening?"...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2014 at 7:56 am | 30 comments | 15591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students speak to experiences, good and bad, at youth forum

Amidst Palo Alto's ongoing community conversation about youth health and well-being -- one that so often cries out for the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by _Parent, on Mar 9, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 30 comments | 8516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accepted to university, but lacking funds to go

For 33 of the 471 seniors who graduated from Palo Alto High School on Wednesday, the moment for celebration has not yet quite...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Article Misinforms, on Jun 7, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 12642 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 5951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hitting 're-set' with school enrollment committee

The Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) started out as a good, even necessary, idea:...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Smart smarting, on Dec 7, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 30 comments | 4687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 6432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: End 'me too' raises

It is troublesome enough that the powerful California teachers' union has achieved a system where performance doesn't matter...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Election , on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 5518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiffany at Stanford Shopping Center robbed

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by zztee, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:20 am | 30 comments | 8172 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robber uses 'getaway wheelchair'

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Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by KT, on Apr 10, 2008 at 12:40 am | 30 comments | 4615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brutal attack, robbery on El Camino Park path

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 30 comments | 3881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five years after "Mission Accomplished" they're giving us the rest of the spin

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Original post made by Paul on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 5, 2008 at 2:16 pm | 30 comments | 3479 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police mount efforts to stop street robberies

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:17 am | 30 comments | 4024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by never again, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 3141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixth anniversary of Iraq war to be marked

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will gather at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Thursday evening to mark...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 23, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 5074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury deliberates Victor Frost's sit-lie challenge

Panhandler Victor Frost's milk crate and its distance from Whole Foods Market became an evidentiary pivot-point in his battle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 25, 2010 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 3181 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief destroys small street tree to steal bicycle

A bicycle thief cut down a small street tree in order to lift the target bike over the stump in front of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by robit noops, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 30 comments | 4169 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford docs found in violation of school policy

Stanford University Medical School Dean Philip Pizzo has sent a reminder to medical school staff after an investigation found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 30 comments | 4030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Silly little incident downtown tonight

My girlfriend and I were walking home tonight from the Guild theater along Emerson passing the intersection of Hamilton...

Original post made by Anon. on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Welll, on Nov 2, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 30 comments | 3986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe two street robberies and a burglary

Palo Alto police are investigating two attempted street robberies and one residential burglary that occurred in the north...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 30 comments | 7461 Views
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