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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandatory After School Activities

There was a lively discussion on this Forum last December about legal right of schools to assign homework. My question is...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Sonia, on Jun 3, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 30 comments | 6317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accepted to university, but lacking funds to go

For 33 of the 471 seniors who graduated from Palo Alto High School on Wednesday, the moment for celebration has not yet quite...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Article Misinforms, on Jun 7, 2015 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 13586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the achievement gap, one student at a time

Can one-on-one, targeted tutoring provided to disadvantaged students in their very first years of school help reduce the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Nov 4, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 30 comments | 6613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hitting 're-set' with school enrollment committee

The Palo Alto school district's Enrollment Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) started out as a good, even necessary, idea:...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Smart smarting, on Dec 7, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 30 comments | 5210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Unmasking the truth: Beyond the stigma of mental illness

When I was first diagnosed with depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, I was 12 years old. At first, I thought my episodes...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by For understanding, on Apr 7, 2016 at 9:35 am | 30 comments | 7243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: End 'me too' raises

It is troublesome enough that the powerful California teachers' union has achieved a system where performance doesn't matter...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Election , on Aug 9, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 30 comments | 6016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tiffany at Stanford Shopping Center robbed

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Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by zztee, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:20 am | 30 comments | 8786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bank robber uses 'getaway wheelchair'

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Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by KT, on Apr 10, 2008 at 12:40 am | 30 comments | 5237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brutal attack, robbery on El Camino Park path

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Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 27, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 30 comments | 4250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five years after "Mission Accomplished" they're giving us the rest of the spin

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Original post made by Paul on May. 1, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 5, 2008 at 2:16 pm | 30 comments | 3804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No fines for hiker who cried 'lion'

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Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:46 am | 30 comments | 4165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police mount efforts to stop street robberies

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:17 am | 30 comments | 4421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by never again, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 30 comments | 3400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sixth anniversary of Iraq war to be marked

Members of the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center will gather at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Thursday evening to mark...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 23, 2009 at 6:27 pm | 30 comments | 5309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury deliberates Victor Frost's sit-lie challenge

Panhandler Victor Frost's milk crate and its distance from Whole Foods Market became an evidentiary pivot-point in his battle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 25, 2010 at 10:37 am | 30 comments | 3401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief destroys small street tree to steal bicycle

A bicycle thief cut down a small street tree in order to lift the target bike over the stump in front of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by robit noops, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 30 comments | 4568 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford docs found in violation of school policy

Stanford University Medical School Dean Philip Pizzo has sent a reminder to medical school staff after an investigation found...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 30 comments | 4303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Silly little incident downtown tonight

My girlfriend and I were walking home tonight from the Guild theater along Emerson passing the intersection of Hamilton...

Original post made by Anon. on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Welll, on Nov 2, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 30 comments | 4188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe two street robberies and a burglary

Palo Alto police are investigating two attempted street robberies and one residential burglary that occurred in the north...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 7, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 30 comments | 7881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab burglary suspects in Duveneck neighborhood

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:56 am | 30 comments | 2503 Views
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