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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote Tuesday on calendar change

With a renewed blizzard of data, Palo Alto school officials this week again are asking the Board of Education to reform the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by ndkro, on May 10, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 26 comments | 2508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTA parents parse youth wellness data

About 20 parents tried to tease out the most relevant findings Wednesday in a massive trove of emotional-wellness data contained...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on May 22, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 26 comments | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High Hits #42 on Newsweek ‘Best High Schools’ List

Interesting article: Gunn High School vaulted to the forty-second spot on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools 2011”...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent 2, on Dec 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 26 comments | 6329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board gets creative with enrollment options

Confronting a looming shortage of classrooms in Palo Alto, Board of Education members, in a study session Thursday, began...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by RT, on May 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 26 comments | 4236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A dearth of candidates

With just 12 days remaining before the Aug. 15 extended filing deadline for candidates running for City Council and Board...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 am | 26 comments | 4433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High grieves over death of freshman

Sadness pervaded Woodside High School Tuesday as students and teachers remembered Leyla Beban, a 14-year-old Redwood City...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 4, 2012 at 10:36 am | 26 comments | 4689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One dead, one injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in East Palo Alto that left a 22-year-old man dead and a boy injured on Friday evening,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 26 comments | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New elementary school proposed for Palo Alto

The Palo Alto school district should open a new elementary school at the site of the old Peninsula Day Care Center at 525...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:53 pm | 26 comments | 3435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tenure celebration fetes newly permanent teachers

Forty-two Palo Alto teachers as well as Jordan Middle School Principal Greg Barnes were honored for achieving permanent employment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tenure Info, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 26 comments | 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Apartments could replace some Buena Vista mobile homes

A proposal to build about 65 low-income apartments for displaced families at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is being considered...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by @ George, on May 21, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 6845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why is foreign language in the PAUSD taught at such a frenetic pace?

I am fluent in 3 languages. When I was in school here in the Bay Area, I took 6 years of French and learned the language...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 26 comments | 2871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth drug use is down, but potency up

Use of narcotics -- like those allegedly ingested by the Palo Alto 18-year-old who was arrested after trespassing and fighting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:13 am | 26 comments | 20011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school district communication strategy meets concern

A new element of the Palo Alto school district's communication strategy – to each week gather and categorize all media coverage...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by SWE, on Dec 11, 2014 at 2:05 am | 26 comments | 3798 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, grading, curriculum: Consistency in high schools

In its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year, the Palo Alto school board will tackle a 200-plus page research report that...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Community, 18 hours ago | 26 comments | 819 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspend ALL DUI offenders from the roads for life!

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Original post made by Anna on Sep. 10, 2006
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 26 comments | 7645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killed cyclist identified as Rodney Smith of Portola Valley

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Original post made on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Joe Schmoe, on Mar 1, 2008 at 5:20 pm | 26 comments | 9763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man assaulted while walking home from bar

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by complaining mom, on Aug 9, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 26 comments | 4302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver chases would-be robbers

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Original post made on Nov. 25, 2007
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 29, 2007 at 11:27 pm | 26 comments | 4269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery in Palo Alto

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Original post made on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by jb, on Dec 12, 2007 at 12:26 am | 26 comments | 4605 Views
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