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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1495 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 | 1495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Senate Health Takeover Bill will affect every one of us...

Here is a link to the Heritage Foundation's analysis of the Senate Bill that is being rammed down our throats through every...

Original post made by Health Care Reform the Wrong Way on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous post, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 16 comments | 1494 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design Services Contract for California Avenue Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design Services for the California Avenue-Transit Hub...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment, space to be discussed Tuesday

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday (March 8) to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1494 Views

SPORTS

Lin gets 20 points as Knicks win their fifth straight

Jeremy Lin had been topping himself all week. After scoring 38 points in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by JBP, on Feb 11, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hurting Cuba

The U.S. is trying to blame Cuba's poverty and troubles and everything else on Fidel Castro, when for 50 years the U.S. has...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by D Pepp, on Jun 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 67 comments | 1494 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. 1494 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 | 1493 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls hope for run of good luck at league

The Gunn girls' cross-country team finished second at last year's SCVAL El Camino Division championships and Titans' coach...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 16U Red defends top seed in Junior Olympics

The Palo Alto Water Polo Club's 16U Red team had its No. 1 seed tested in the opening round of the SwimOutlet.com Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MOBILE PHONES SAVE THE BANANAS IN AFRICA -UGANDA

I found this article about a banana disease scientist and his cell phone. Uganda isnít as flooded with technology like the...

Original post made by JAMES on Oct. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ellen, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:20 pm | 15 comments | 1493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1492 Views

SPORTS

M-A stands tall in 11-12 all-star district tourney

Some fancy relief pitching by Nick O'Donnell has Menlo-Atherton's Little League All-Star team on the precipice of greatness...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin Molumphy, on May 2, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

SPORTS

Wenzlau, Dearborn help Princeton polo into first place

==B Local collegians== Thanks to a three-game sweep last week that included stellar play from Palo Alto High grad Tim...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Go Tigers, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views
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