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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 1294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Stanford heads to Rose Bowl after 27-24 win

==I Cardinal will face Wisconsin on January 1== Jordan Williamson made a 36-yard field goal with 6:49 left to play and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 3, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 1294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford, Palo Alto forge 'smart' partnerships

Amit Narayan and Shiva Swaminathan arrived at their partnership from opposite directions. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14340...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1294 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 | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flags mark 9/11 on Menlo Park fire station lawns

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by PA Mom, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood hires new superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district will become the new superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ignoring the crooks on Wall Street

Daniel Issa is about to head up a 'Witch hunt' against Obama. Issa as the incoming Republican Chairman of the House Oversight...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ignoring Crooks in DC, on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:40 am | 9 comments | 1293 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Last chance save Hangar One

I sent the following E-Mail to NASA this morning: This is my last desperate plea. Do not destroy this icon for trivial...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:59 am | 20 comments | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Business Opening in Dan Browns Old Location

Just noticed a new notice to sell alcohol at what use to be Dan Browns Sports Bar. Anyone know what the new restaurant/bar...

Original post made by papagee on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1293 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 | 1292 Views
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