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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: plastic-bag ban, bullying policy, residential parking permit programs

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28865 posted Friday, March 8, 2013, 12:37...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by sandrawyt, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 8384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenmeadow - Any News?

Has anyone heard of any improvements for the associate members?...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by ., on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 925 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn counseling committee offers 'compass'

Brightening up the Gunn High School campus with paint and using the online tool Schoology were among the long-awaited suggestions...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 12, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 94 comments | 2937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Law firms protest plan to close mobile park

A controversial proposal to turn Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park into a dense housing development is facing opposition...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Mar 12, 2013 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Material world

Penny Hassett was born to work on this exhibit. After all, her name is Penelope, just like the great weaver in Homer's legend,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

$22M verdict against PAMF in malpractice lawsuit

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Kim , on Mar 12, 2013 at 1:13 am | 40 comments | 6003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man chases robbers, gets his money back

A man who was robbed of $20 at a Menlo Park gas station Thursday pursued the two suspects, retrieved the money, and then...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 11, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 1061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brands: not just for businesses anymore

The rise of social media in professional and social situations has made deciding how to present one's self more important...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Karen Kang, on Mar 11, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly - Another Honors class not Honorably ranked by UC?

Is it correct that it turns out that a Chemistry H. class just followed Physics H. class, which followed an English H. class...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Observer of observer, on Mar 11, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 18 comments | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Great job, Rosas Brothers Construction!!

I would like to compliment the Rosas Brothers Construction Company, that has been contracted to do all the sidewalk repairs...

Original post made by Michele on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Thanx again, on Mar 11, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Kniss victim of identity theft

Former Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss said she was the victim of identity theft last fall when someone used her...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just-Charge-It, on Mar 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 32 comments | 1598 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Liddacoat's (vs Menu Tree)

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Mar 11, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 7645 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls pull shocker with upset of No. 1 seed

The Gunn girls' basketball team came up with what may be its greatest win in school history when the Titans upset heavily...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2013
Last comment by 94303 torn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 11:02 am | 4 comments | 4108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Addressing bullying in our schools

Addressing bullying in our schools by Barbara Mitchell and Dana Tom Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18575...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 10, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 19 comments | 3898 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How PETTY!!!

With hundreds of school children and other tourists headed for Washington, DC for spring break, the Obama administration...

Original post made by Kate on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Eaton, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 13 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

City hopes to slow drivers in Crescent Park

Spurred by neighborhood concerns about speeding cars, Palo Alto officials are considering installing a four-way stop at the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 10 comments | 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA ban on school fees

http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_22702203/new-california-school-law-that-bans-fees-causes?source=most_viewed Note...

Original post made by A weary parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 10, 2013 at 10:54 am | 29 comments | 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent writes to parents about bullying

Superintendent Kevin Skelly emailed district parents Wednesday afternoon to explain how the district intends to improve its...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by sandrawyt, on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:35 am | 49 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The path forward for Palo Alto school board

Faced with its biggest governance crisis since former school superintendent Mary Frances Callan was fired in 2006, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Mar 10, 2013 at 12:13 am | 75 comments | 4339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board members want more info on bullying case

Palo Alto school board members this week said they want more information on what went wrong in a 2010-11 middle-school bullying...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by ahavil, on Mar 9, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 23 comments | 1656 Views
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