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AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1509 Views

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 | 1509 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 | 1508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internships in City Manager's Office

College students reading Palo Alto Online have learned how lucrative it is to work for the City of Palo Alto. Those interested...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Fireman is right, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light snow sprinkles Peninsula Saturday morning

Record low temperatures combined with rain overnight to create snow throughout the Bay Area at elevations as low as a few...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Randy, on Feb 26, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1508 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA tourney vs. Hampton

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Fresno Regional and will meet Hampton...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Beverly York, on Mar 16, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 21 comments | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brochure on suicide response earns recognition

A brochure outlining Palo Alto's response to a youth suicide cluster has earned Palo Alto an award from the California League...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

SPORTS

Heath wins 3,000 NCAA indoor title; Stefanidi second in pole vault

==BI Saturday's Cardinal corner== Stanford junior Elliot Heath won the men's 3,000 meters title Saturday at the NCAA Indoor...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by John , on Mar 14, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

SPORTS

Stanford overwhelmed in Super Regional final

==B NCAA baseball== Florida State got its offense rolling in a hurry, turning it into an avalanche of runs. The Seminoles...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 25th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of eager runners and walkers spent Friday evening at Palo Alto's Baylands Athletic Center for the 25th annual Moonlight...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 17, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 14 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views
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