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Crescent Park

The wide streets of Crescent Park are lined by tall, stately trees that spread their knobby branches and many leaves to shade...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by john, on Jul 23, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2190 Views

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Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 2614 Views

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What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1504 Views

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School starts for more than 12,000 Palo Alto kids

More than 12,000 K-12 Palo Alto students headed back to 17 campuses today for the first day of the 2011-12 academic year...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Check the website, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2464 Views

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Foothill opens doors for fall quarter

Foothill College anticipates a fall enrollment of 16,500, with about a quarter of those aged 19 and under and apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 2228 Views

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Middle school math textbooks & tutoring

When my child was in 6th grade last year another student had pointed out to my child that there is a website available for...

Original post made by Parent of middle schooler on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Incoming Paly Parent, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 5342 Views

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Steve Jobs called Mountain View home as a child

A childhood friend of Steve Jobs recalls that Silicon Valley's quintessential entrepreneur was partly a product of Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 3 comments | 29155 Views

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Halloween and Teens

It is Halloween again and a great time of year to bring neighborhoods together! Last week the Project Safety speaker, Clay...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

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Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1892 Views

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Fourth consecutive 'Spare the Air' alert issued

A fourth consecutive winter Spare the Air Day has been issued for the Bay Area on Saturday (Dec. 10) because of continued...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by don't pollute, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 1917 Views

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Is anyone at PAUSD watching Apple say goodbye to text books!

We have been talking about it for some time, but has anyone at Churchill been paying attention? http://mindshift.kqed.org/2012/01/did-apple-just-reinvent-the-textbook/ We...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1662 Views

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Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2453 Views

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VIDEO: Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary

Monday evening, March 12, hundreds of Palo Alto Girl Scouts strolled from the Lou Henry Hoover Program Center at Rinconada...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by women, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:50 am | 3 comments | 3557 Views

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Palo Alto girls' team places first in LEGO robotics competition

A team of eighth-grade Palo Alto girls placed first among 65 teams Sunday in the First LEGO League robotics competition at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Congrats!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 2975 Views

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Former Gunn student found guilty in 2009 shooting

Daniel Gil-Fernandez, a Gunn High School dropout and self-proclaimed Nortenos gang member, was found guilty Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 3354 Views

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Citizens sought for school bond oversight

The Palo Alto school board is seeking applicants to serve on a citizens' committee overseeing expenditures under the school...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views

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volunteer jobs

Does anyone know any volunteer jobs for 13 year old kids in Palo alto or mountain view in the summer?...

Original post made by volunteer positions on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by volunteer positions, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 2393 Views

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Understanding and rehabilitating the teen brain

It is 1:30 in the morning. A faint glow emanates from the slightly ajar door of a bedroom. The mother of a 16-year- old opens...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by J.J., on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 3076 Views

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Services today for Walter Hays teacher Renee Serventi

Services will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 8, for Renee Serventi, a teacher at Walter Hays Elementary School who died Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Moira , on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 3099 Views

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EPA teacher wins award for using tech in classroom

When Robert Pronovost started teaching at Belle Haven Elementary in 2007, the only tech in his classroom was three aging...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lexie, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 13045 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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