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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 | 1232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

MIXED REPORT ... Note to the City of Palo Alto: Your residents apparently do not take kindly to being compared with one another,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 1232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train near the San Antonio Road train station in Mountain View Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Shana Thomson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next School Board Election

In the light of the fact that we have had some very diversive decisions made by our current PAUSD BoE, we must look at...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 6 comments | 1232 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 | 1232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers seek pay raise

As Palo Alto schools cheer a surplus for the first time in years, teachers are asking for a pay raise. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 26, 2013 at 6:53 am | 10 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: As City Council returns, sticky issues await

Palo Alto City Council members will return from their month-long break Monday night, with a volatile set of issues lined...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by @sad stance for the Weekly, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:54 am | 28 comments | 1232 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1231 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Portola Valley vehicle fire

Emergency crews shut down a section of Alpine Road near Arastradero Road in Portola Valley late Tuesday evening to extinguish...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Traffic Jam, on May 4, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 1230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

a ridiculous crime in Palo Alto

A priceless homemade quilt has been stolen from an office in Palo Alto. We are desperate for its return, because it was...

Original post made by nicole on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Science Bowl competition moved to San Jose

The location of Saturday's National Science Bowl competition, which was scheduled to take place at NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lyle, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 1230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debt Ceiling reached

from the WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703421204576325583050561022.html "The U.S. government is expected...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on May 17, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Lively Arts awarded $500,000 grant

Classical music is getting a boost at Stanford Lively Arts, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the New York-based Andrew M....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 20 comments | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1230 Views
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