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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey sheds light on downtown Palo Alto drivers

They drive alone and show up in droves -- that much is clear. But who are downtown's non-carpooling commuters and where do...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Well-Travelled, on Aug 22, 2015 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 6615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

resources for homeschoolers

I have recently started homeschooling my kids and I was wondering if any veteran homeschoolers ever use tutors. I suspect...

Original post made by amom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by I'm a bhomeschooler and I LOVE it!, on May 13, 2015 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 6615 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by What Really Happened, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:47 am | 29 comments | 6615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is latest robbery related to the one on Cowper?

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Original post made by Worried walker on Aug. 4, 2006
Last comment by Geri of Green Acres, on Aug 25, 2006 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 6613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo supports Occupy Wall Street protesters

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, supports the Occupy Wall Street protests and said she is "surprised people weren't out...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 29, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 147 comments | 6613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Realignment drives property-crime increase, report says

Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 6612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Town and Country Canal

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 24, 2006
Last comment by Carol, on Aug 26, 2006 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 6612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..."

Every student should read this commencement speech, "You are not special..." David McCullough Jr. is widely regarded as...

Original post made by Christopher Chiang on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 6612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals named for Addison, Fairmeadow and Ohlone

Veteran educators Amanda Boyce, Grant Althouse and Louise "Nicki" Smith were named Monday to take the helms at Addison, Fairmeadow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on May 13, 2014 at 12:49 am | 34 comments | 6612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advantages and Disadvantages of Pinewood

Hello all, The question about Menlo School prompts this one from me about Pinewood. We are considering sending my daughter...

Original post made by Just Looking for Now on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by GSB Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:17 am | 13 comments | 6611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A tipping point for school board?

Faced with a mess largely of their own making, Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly and the school board sought this week...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Misha, on Jun 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 29 comments | 6611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Living in a multi-culture community

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Original post made by Resident on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 47 comments | 6609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Payday at City Hall

The signs of success are striking: new libraries, a renovated City Hall, a rebuilt Art Center and a new downtown just a mile...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 25, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 28 comments | 6609 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by BTW, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 39 comments | 6609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is tax id of City of Palo Alto summer camp?

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Original post made by Natalie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Harry, on Apr 14, 2016 at 9:56 pm | 6 comments | 6608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 29, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 7 comments | 6607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Workshop

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Original post made by Alex Green on Jun. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 6603 Views

BOOKS

Free the Children opens office, holds rally

More than a hundred teenagers and adults celebrated the opening of the first Free the Children office in California, located...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 4 comments | 6603 Views
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