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AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto touts a 'year of accomplishments'

We certainly agree with Palo Alto city officials that 2010 has been filled with challenges, many of them seemingly impossible...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford cuts down oak tree at soccer stadium

Workers began removing a large oak tree at the entrance of Cagan Stadium at Stanford University on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 1701 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 | 1701 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

SPORTS

Twin goals for the Rosa brothers at NCAA track meet

Stanford twins Jim and Joe Rosa have a sibling rivalry. Both qualified for the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing gets $5 million grant

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing Park Project has received a $5 million grant from the State of California Department of Parks...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ask for $1.5M for California Avenue

A $1.5 million grant could transform California Avenue in Palo Alto into a European-style boulevard with two lanes, a park/plaza...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 10 comments | 1701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebucks: Economic impact study released

With all the fanfare over Facebook relocating to Menlo Park,the question of why that was such a boon to the city sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by jacko, on Dec 10, 2011 at 7:59 am | 5 comments | 1701 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 | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start schools in September, with finals in late January or early February?

I've written about this idea in other comments, but maybe it deserves its own thread. How about changing the calendar so...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1700 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College Terrace Gun Shots

Does anyone know about the gun shots that were heard around 10:45 tonight? Cops say it was fireworks, I don't believe them....

Original post made by neighbor on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 18, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments | 1700 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn both looking for new athletic directors

The search is on for new athletic directors at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools as Jason Fung and Jill Naylor will be taking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Paly athlete parent, on May 2, 2015 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 1700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1700 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 1699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host meeting on rail design tonight

Palo Alto will host the first of two meetings tonight (Tuesday) to gather residents' input about the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ninimbys, on May 28, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 1699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views
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