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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2056 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rowers have a solid week at the Club Nationals

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford lightweight rowing team members Katherine Christel and Jackie Huddle were two of the stars...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by CardinalFan, on Jul 23, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council approves El Camino project

A real estate development project at a site that many say would be ideal location for multi-family housing could proceed...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other better programs than Yahoo or Google Groups?

As Room Parent, I have to start a group for our classroom. I used Yahoo in the past and was not satisfied so I switched to...

Original post made by Room Parent on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Latest PAFD Measure R mailing

The latest PA Fire Department mailing over the signature of Ass't. Chief James McLaughlin is downright insulting and full...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by jd, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 9 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged Menlo Park street robber to stand trial

There is enough evidence to charge Jeffrey Owen Smith of East Palo Alto in the Nov. 18 street robbery of a woman in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Really now, on Dec 17, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Geologists go deep to study earthquakes

Scientists hoping to unlock the keys to earthquakes have extracted intact rock samples from two miles beneath the San Andreas...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 8, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen credit cards--Sourced locally??

Tonight Chase informed me my credit card was being used in North Carolina and South Carolina at several gas stations, using...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 4 comments | 2055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 2055 Views

SPORTS

No NCAA tennis title repeat for the Stanford women

The No. 11 Stanford women's tennis team dramatic attempt at an NCAA championship repeat came to an end on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Joel, on May 20, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to use his Executive Orders power to overturn Congressional Rulings

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081109/D94BM1O00.html I am absolutely appalled that a President would consider using...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by but seriously, on Nov 12, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freddie Mac CFO suicide

David Kellerman hanged himself, today. That is a personal family tragedy, but is it possibly more? What are the problems...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 25, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 2055 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 | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 2054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2054 Views
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