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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly athletic center to echo historic campus

A new state-of-the-art athletic center for Palo Alto High School – to break ground next May or June – will sit...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paly Dad, on Apr 1, 2014 at 12:12 am | 27 comments | 11341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may develop year-round recreational swim program

City of Palo Alto officials are looking into starting a year-round children's recreational swim league at Rinconada Pool....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 27, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 27 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss renewed parcel tax, enrollment committee

In advance of the quickly approaching expiration date of the school district's current parcel tax, the Palo Alto Board of...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:31 pm | 27 comments | 3036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board backs Mandarin immersion program expansion

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday night that expanding an elementary school Mandarin immersion program to Jordan...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by concerned american, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 6275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board discusses budget projections, planning

In a departure for a school district with usually conservative budget projections, Chief Budget Officer Cathy Mak presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Moses, on Feb 26, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 27 comments | 4034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford task force recommends expulsion as 'expected' sanction for sexual assault

A Stanford University task force charged with reviewing and issuing recommendations on sexual-assault policies and procedures...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Sue, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm | 27 comments | 5979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixed opinions on foreign-language education

"Strong," "innovative," "creative" -- as well as "disjointed," "not supported" and "gaps" -- are all words Palo Alto teachers...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:46 am | 27 comments | 7608 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

271 more vaccines in the pipeline for kids

It appears 56 doses of 14 vaccines is not quite lucrative enough for the pharmaceitucal industry, says Robert Kennedy. http://www.sott.net/article/299738-No-end-in-sight-CDC-says-th...

Original post made by Mom on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cypher, on Aug 8, 2015 at 11:38 am | 27 comments | 676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary on Ames in Midtown

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Original post made by Jerry on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by FIREMAN, on Mar 7, 2008 at 9:25 am | 27 comments | 6238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City to institute public 'rules of decorum'

In the wake of a community meeting Thursday in which one man nearly hit another during a verbal dispute, the City of Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Feb 17, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 27 comments | 2806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by ned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 27 comments | 2179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused rapist's criminal record dates to 1993

Lionel Blanks Jr., the man accused of rape and attempted murder in the carjacking of a woman in Palo Alto on May 27, had...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by raym, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:16 pm | 27 comments | 4217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver killed in crash on Page Mill Road

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in unincorporated San Mateo County that occurred early this...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Joseph Tourino, on Aug 25, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 27 comments | 3416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crashes into pizza parlor, pinning one

An employee was injured Monday when a vehicle crashed into the Avanti Pizza parlor in West Menlo Park, pinning the employee...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Nov 4, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 2512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

GUILTY: Palo Alto man convicted of murder

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, 37, the Palo Alto hookah lounge owner who was charged with the Oct. 15, 2009, murder of his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm | 27 comments | 6142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police focusing on distracted drivers

Palo Alto police will be extra vigilant this month in citing drivers who are texting or using hand-held phones behind the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by scam, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:21 am | 27 comments | 2339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-year investigation leads to 27 arrests

Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation of drug suppliers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:05 am | 27 comments | 2133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police warn: 'Lock It or Lose It!'

A troubling increase in residential burglaries has Palo Alto police launching a new public-information campaign, "Lock It...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by A victim, on Mar 22, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 27 comments | 2831 Views
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