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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two-story classroom building at Duveneck to open next month

Duveneck Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders will occupy a new, two-story classroom building and everybody will get...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 31, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 35 comments | 9344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students to board: 'It's not Gunn's fault'

Scores of Gunn High School students flooded the district's usually sparsely filled board room on Tuesday night to speak out...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 30, 2015 at 11:27 am | 35 comments | 35314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Data reveals where school district has more, and less, space for students

The school district's new enrollment-management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to equip its members...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 35 comments | 3975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Another McGee flip-flop

Palo Alto school Superintendent Max McGee is now backing away from a plan he was trumpeting months ago and which the school...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by parent2, on Oct 24, 2015 at 10:46 pm | 35 comments | 6719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board opts against quick action on budget shortfall

Facing an unexpected $3.3 million budget shortfall this year due to overly ambitious estimates of property-tax revenues,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:49 pm | 35 comments | 6850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying case spurs school district to examine response

The Palo Alto school board plans to take a closer look at how staff are implementing policies and procedures for addressing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 20, 2016 at 11:57 am | 35 comments | 12222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An island of conservatives in a sea of liberals

A Paly junior hopes a new club she founded will not only provide a way for conservative students to meet but also spur awareness...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by History Buff, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:49 pm | 35 comments | 14940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to vote on proposed school names

With a final vote on new names for Jordan and Terman middle schools scheduled for Tuesday night, both sides of what has become...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 28, 2018 at 8:08 am | 35 comments | 6254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In wake of renaming, school board seeks to address discrimination

Palo Alto school board members agreed Tuesday with community members' pleas that they must face head on reports of racism...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by send names to Texas, on Jun 20, 2018 at 1:46 pm | 35 comments | 10566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special-ed advocate to run for school board

Stacey Ashlund, a Palo Alto parent who has devoted much of her time to advocating for the rights of special-education families,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by pa resident, on Jul 16, 2018 at 2:51 pm | 35 comments | 8676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deceptive campaign flyer

A little more than a week ago, I received a 5 by 8 inch Kathy Jordan campaign flier as part of a campaign packet left on...

Original post made by John Jacobs on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by makes sense, on Oct 28, 2018 at 10:18 am | 35 comments | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County abruptly halts development-agreement talks for Stanford's expansion

Citing significant concerns about Stanford University’s newly announced deal with the Palo Alto Unified School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 26, 2019 at 6:51 am | 35 comments | 17920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State superintendent: Schools likely won't reopen this academic year

In a letter to county superintendents across California on Tuesday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Apr 28, 2020 at 1:36 am | 35 comments | 79658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'In-person instruction is essential.' Santa Clara County issues guidance for reopening schools

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department released on Tuesday its guidelines for reopening public and private schools...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 31, 2020 at 7:27 am | 35 comments | 10413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:16 am | 35 comments | 7461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 4489 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar finds someone home -- suspect arrested

A young burglar who entered a Palo Alto home was shocked to open a bedroom door and find a resident sitting at his home-office...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jas, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 35 comments | 6211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the second...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by pedestrian in traffic, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 35 comments | 5017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

just a coincidince that Gabrielle Giffords is named on Sarah Palin's gun target poster?

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is #4 on Sarah Palin's gun target poster. Just a coincidence? I think not. See the poster here: http://twitpic.com/3o7jnn An...

Original post made by an American on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 4027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Critical Mass Murder?

I don't know if any of you witnessed the shocking scene that happened during a Brazilian Critical Mass event. Some guy intentionally...

Original post made by Darwin on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by False equivalence, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 35 comments | 3166 Views
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