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AROUND TOWN

Man fires gun after hip-hop festival at Stanford

A man who attended a hip-hop festival on the Stanford University campus fired a silver handgun several times as patrons exited...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on May 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town and Country -- Korean Barbeque Restaurant closed

Anyone here know why the Korean Barbeque restaurant in the Town and Country shopping center closed up? It was a great place...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1202 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers on wheels

Sheila Stevens (center) was one of the more than 650 bicyclists who stopped by the energizer station at the California Avenue...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

AROUND TOWN

House committee kills Hangar One funding

Hopes for federal money to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One were dashed on Tuesday when it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 19, 2011 at 6:33 am | 18 comments | 1202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 1201 Views

SPORTS

It was a parade of prep champions in 2010-11

==B High school year in review== The parade through downtown Palo Alto in January pretty much said it all about the 2010-11...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Track fan, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you, Mountain View!!

Thank you, Mountain View for hosting all the Palo Alto refugees yesterday! I went to Mountain View and picked up some lunch...

Original post made by Michele on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man killed in Palo Alto Tuesday identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Transients may have started East Palo Alto fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that transients started a suspicious fire at an abandoned house owned by the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1200 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 | 1199 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP boys open two-game hoop leads

==BI Friday's boys' roundup== The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams grabbed control of their respective...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University of Colorado analysis predicts Romney win in presidential race

This Uunivesity of Colorado analysis has been correct since 1980. It doesn't even look like it will be close. http://www.examiner.com/article/university-of-colorado-analysis-pre...

Original post made by Gay on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1199 Views
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