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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anybody know what happened with the school board calendar vote?

Just couldn't make it through watching all that....Thanks!...

Original post made by Too tired to watch on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 10, 2010 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: The Weekly recommends:

In recent weeks the Weekly has taken editorial positions on candidates and issues we felt were most important or of interest...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Nov 10, 2010 at 8:47 am | 10 comments | 2865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do high school students really write their college essays in English class?

In the current school board meeting packet, Superintendent Skelly asserts that "the senior English classes at both high schools...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Nov 10, 2010 at 7:38 am | 28 comments | 4137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: College Terrace Library re-opens

After a year-long remodel, the doors of the College Terrace branch of the Palo Alto library system were thrown open to the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 10, 2010 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 3744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on calendar Tuesday night

As the Board of Education prepared to decide on 2011-2013 school calendars Tuesday night, a survey of high-school students...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Looking, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:58 am | 18 comments | 2915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crime rate has dropped in East Palo Alto

Violent crimes have declined significantly in East Palo Alto this year, with homicides dropping by 43 percent and shootings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by funkybobo, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 2245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo College President Sacked Today

Our local college, Menlo College, just sacked its President today (technically the Board of Trustees bought him out, but...

Original post made by Citizen News Reporter on Nov. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2216 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto youth football teams advance to NorCal championship games

The Palo Alto Knights will have two opportunities to have teams compete for a national championship after the Jr. Pee Wees...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Defensive tackle &Offensive RTackle, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 3295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by train in Redwood City, hospitalized

A man was struck by a train on the Caltrain tracks in Redwood City this morning, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 9, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Life of pioneering pilot Elinor Smith remembered

Elinor Smith Sullivan, 98, one of the world's earliest and most renowned female pilots, died of kidney failure at Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 9, 2010 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Animal-hoarding case resolved by plea bargain

Ana Ramos and Jose Rubio won't be able to keep any animals in their trailer home in Palo Alto for three years, according...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:29 am | 7 comments | 2763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altan, 20, dies in Capitola skateboard fall

Tim Sullivan, 20, a lifelong Palo Altan, Gunn High School graduate and University of California, Santa Cruz student, was...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Heidi Jacobson, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 53 comments | 15112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 2203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What happened???

"QQ" where are you when we need you? Does anyone know what happened on 101 this morning between 7:30-8:15 ?? Constant...

Original post made by Kate on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Know it all, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes major reforms to permitting process

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to strike the derisive phrase "Palo Alto Process" from the local lexicon is surging ahead this...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 13 comments | 4405 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on cell phone assaulted, robbed in Palo Alto

A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Really!?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals before winter break: Is there a better way?

I have been involved in Palo Alto schools since we moved to Palo Alto 30 years ago. I was privileged to serve on the school...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Working Mom, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 35 comments | 5290 Views

SPORTS

Stanford records a football victory for the ages

==BI Cardinal No. 7 in AP poll, No. 6 in BCS== With the spotlight of a national television audience and the prospects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob Aulgur, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 2544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yet another departure from the City Manager's office

The exodus continues - or is it more "transforming" City Hall? The City Manager's very own hand picked Executive Assistant...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 8, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How long does it take to kick out a student from PAUSD?

I have heard of suspensions, expulsions of students and know of bullies who should be kicked out. How long does that take?...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 6 comments | 2416 Views
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