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AROUND TOWN

He can see for miles

Some parents might have reservations upon hearing that their son, fresh out of high school, had decided to pursue his dream...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by So Lucky, on Mar 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flag in terrible shape

Does anyone know why the US flag at University Ave and the train tracks infront of the restaurant is flying in such bad shape?...

Original post made by jake on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project to surge ahead next year

When flood-control officials finally break ground next year on an ambitious, long-awaited effort to calm the flood-prone...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1255 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: There'll be a lot of firsts at the Fiesta Bowl

A lot of football firsts will be in the offing when Stanford takes on Oklahoma State in the annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Would this work in Palo Alto

San Francisco is thinking of implementing a plan to charge people that cross in and out of San MAteo county into San Francisco...

Original post made by WOuld this work? on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 12 comments | 1254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Yes but, on Nov 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation Requirements in simple English please?

We were not educated in the US and both of us were educated in an English speaking exam orientated educational system. We...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"The 21st Century may be American after all, just like the last"

The title of this thread is the last line of an article in the Telegraph, about the coming turnaround for America. There...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 24 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1254 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 | 1253 Views
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