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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Cut Day at Paly

It has been explained to me that there was a traditional senior cut day, next Monday, at Paly and seniors did not have to...

Original post made by Parent of Paly Senior on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by back then....., on May 20, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Alternative high schools' used to be Palo Alto's solution to overstressed students

I've heard parents talk about how their kids "survived" Palo Alto's high schools. My own school years in Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 24 comments | 3875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will pay to extend 'Track Watch' guards

Three recent emergencies at the Caltrain tracks have sparked official worries that the "contagion period" for five Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by heather, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 24 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Gunn seniors semi-finalists in Intel contest

"You guys are rock stars," Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos said Wednesday to four Gunn seniors just named among...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 4290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City eyes new trails between Baylands, foothills

Palo Alto is flanked by pristine landscapes, from the sprawling Baylands in the east to the rolling foothills in the west,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by missing the point, on Aug 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 24 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PiE announces 2012-13 fundraising goal

An independent, parent-led foundation that raises funds for Palo Alto's public schools Tuesday announced a 2012-13 fundraising...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Stop Pensions First, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 24 comments | 2136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber

Candidate Ken Dauber has posed a challenge to the Palo Alto school district's long-held culture of "site-based decision-making." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by John94306, on Oct 24, 2012 at 11:57 am | 24 comments | 2878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling

Candidate Heidi Emberling says serving on the school board would be a natural extension of her profession as an early-childhood...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lois W. , on Oct 11, 2012 at 7:22 am | 24 comments | 2361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. civil rights official to come to parent event

A representative of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will appear in Palo Alto to explain the legal...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Former Palo Alto Parent, on May 16, 2013 at 10:14 pm | 24 comments | 2486 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents giving teachers gifts before they give kids grades

My daughter told me that some of the parents now go to the teachers after the kids have taken tests and give them presents....

Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by creepy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 10:19 am | 24 comments | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Brendan, on Nov 9, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 24 comments | 50941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents gather to talk, seek advice

In the days after Palo Alto's most recent student suicide, local mental health experts, school administrators and parents...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 6900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn community deserves support, not blame

My name is Chloe Sorensen, and I'm the sophomore class president at Gunn High School. Throughout my first year and a half...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 8:16 am | 24 comments | 3655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja proposes underground garage

Castilleja School has a new solution to a years-long battle over increasing enrollment ó and thus traffic in the surrounding...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by mom, on Feb 5, 2015 at 12:56 pm | 24 comments | 5843 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could the recent crime wave be related to the Nations Illegal immigration problem.

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Original post made by Giovanni on Aug. 6, 2006
Last comment by Duh, on Dec 27, 2006 at 10:12 pm | 24 comments | 5104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Al Gore joins Menlo Park venture capital firm

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Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Reality Check Cubed, on Nov 26, 2007 at 10:40 pm | 24 comments | 4213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of emergency declared in Summit fire

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Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by tired, on May 25, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 24 comments | 2685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire at the Palo Alto landfill

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Earl, on Jul 24, 2008 at 12:29 am | 24 comments | 2446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Plane from Palo Alto Airport crashes near Reno

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Original post made on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Student, on Aug 16, 2008 at 12:09 am | 24 comments | 2635 Views
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