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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict is in on 'Montagues and Capulets' case

A 16-year-old teen whose attempted murder case took on modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by DA did his job, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2057 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2057 Views

SPORTS

Paly swim teams continue successful tuneups heading into the Section Challenge

The high school swim year seems to be one big tuneup after another as athletes prepare for the season-ending Central Coast...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2057 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues banner track year at CIF State Meet

Jason Fung was sitting in the Palo Alto High gym last Friday with Athletic Director Earl Hansen, staring up into the rafters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 2057 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2057 Views

AROUND TOWN

27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard at work: transforming the Palo Alto Bowl site

Crews are building townhomes at the site of the Palo Alto Bowl at 4329 El Camino Real. The site will hold 26 homes and a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 19, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 2056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls moving closer to volleyball showdown

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Palo Alto girls' volleyball coach Dave Winn is not one to look past matches. Thus, hosting...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Go VIKINGS, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There are many giver in the City of Palo Alto. Takers also.

I read the thread on the givers. There are many wonderful giving people who work and live in Palo Alto. Not just Palo Alto...

Original post made by fireman on Mar. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freddie Mac CFO suicide

David Kellerman hanged himself, today. That is a personal family tragedy, but is it possibly more? What are the problems...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council approves El Camino project

A real estate development project at a site that many say would be ideal location for multi-family housing could proceed...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other better programs than Yahoo or Google Groups?

As Room Parent, I have to start a group for our classroom. I used Yahoo in the past and was not satisfied so I switched to...

Original post made by Room Parent on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injured worker lifted off building deck

Palo Alto firefighters on Thursday rescued a construction worker who fell off the framing of an El Camino Way building and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Billionaires take over, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 10 comments | 2056 Views

RESTAURANTS

Thread for Restaurant/Bakery Comments

Some of the most enjoyable threads I've read on PAO & The Almanac have been about restaurants/bakeries. I thought it'd be...

Original post made by iamhmmm@yahoo.com on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Latest PAFD Measure R mailing

The latest PA Fire Department mailing over the signature of Ass't. Chief James McLaughlin is downright insulting and full...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by jd, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 9 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged Menlo Park street robber to stand trial

There is enough evidence to charge Jeffrey Owen Smith of East Palo Alto in the Nov. 18 street robbery of a woman in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Really now, on Dec 17, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 2055 Views
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