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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly school board rep: 'The sorrows of young Palo Altans'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Julie, 4 minutes ago | 435 comments | 160262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

article on effects of homework duration

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/03/math-science-homework.aspx...

Original post made by hm on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by , 18 minutes ago | 1 comment | 10 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF docs: What we can do to reduce risk for our teens

The pediatricians of Palo Alto Medical Foundation are deeply saddened by the local recent events. The loss of a young person's...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 21 minutes ago | 223 comments | 13276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes emergency law to protect retail

With several long-time retail establishments recently shutting down to make way for offices in downtown Palo Alto, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, 31 minutes ago | 23 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't Wait For The School Board, Empower Yourself

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama. We, each one of us, can...

Original post made by Collegeunlocked on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 1 hour ago | 8 comments | 387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District prioritizes mental health support, outreach to Asian-American families

The Palo Alto school district is looking to increase its mental health support and outreach to Asian-American families, with...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 1 hour ago | 31 comments | 4412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redwood's removal sparks dismay

It's happened again: A long-standing redwood that residents in one Palo Alto neighborhood have come to love has been cut...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident , 2 hours ago | 33 comments | 5817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Palo Alto alumni: Paly grad launches 'Life Gets Better' project

A Palo Alto High School graduate has launched a project to collect video, audio and written testimonies from other alumni...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 2 hours ago | 18 comments | 3677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss high school mental health services

The Palo Alto school board will have an opportunity to continue community discussions about teen well-being Tuesday night...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 2168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students ask: What's it like to be me?

The hallways, courtyard and rooms of the Palo Alto Art Center were given over last Friday evening to poignant, uninhibited...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the case for later start times

Hi, I am a Gunn graduate and have the option of writing a course project. I chose a topic that is of great importance...

Original post made by rc on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by I agree , 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 80 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Curbside pickup for food scraps approved

Palo Alto wasted no time Monday in approving a new trash-hauling program aimed at diverting local food scraps from landfills. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 44 comments | 4572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Development limits--a modest start

After a series of three long and exhausting meetings, an ambivalent Palo Alto City Council Monday night mustered an unexpected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, 4 hours ago | 21 comments | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men, two divergent lives, one fatal conflict

He was a father and grandfather of six, an apartment manager whom residents characterized as both strict and caring, an inventor,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mayfield Child, 6 hours ago | 17 comments | 4192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New East Palo Alto health care center to debut Saturday

After 15 years of operating out of modular buildings, Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto will host a grand...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by RCS, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 2296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to hire new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is preparing to fill one of City Hall's senior leadership positions in May, when Suzanne...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hillary and Bill, 13 hours ago | 23 comments | 2349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown parking program now set for fall rollout

Initially slated for this spring, Palo Alto's long-awaited residential parking-permit program now is unlikely to fully launch...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Johnny, 14 hours ago | 19 comments | 3143 Views

SPORTS

Williams closes in on Stanford's most revered track and field record

==BI Cardinal corner == Harrison Williams scored 7,518 points to finish second at the Texas Relays behind Stanford volunteer...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Mar 27, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Stress education Read the full letters section here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/02/20/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Marlene, on Mar 27, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 2 comments | 415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Laurie-therapist, on Mar 27, 2015 at 4:50 pm | 199 comments | 200155 Views
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