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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks flickers of hope for fiber network

As local technologists can readily vouch, Palo Alto's journey toward a citywide high-speed Internet network has been anything...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by just thinkin', on May 20, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 29 comments | 16981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court overturns ruling in $18M home dispute

A Woodside couple will be stripped of $125,000 in attorney fees stemming from a 7-year feud with a Palo Alto contractor,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by contractor, on May 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 19 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

See: What's being built in your area?

See: What's being built in your area? Show me building permits near... "Palo Alto" http://www.buildingeye.com/...

Original post made by Building Eye on May. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect sought in downtown Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who they say robbed a woman in downtown Monday night after grabbing her by the ponytail...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 20, 2013 at 10:09 am | 27 comments | 1349 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daytime shooting victim probably shot self

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When regular school doesn't work, Menlo Park enterprise offers help

The "parental angst" that walks through her door is familiar territory to Rhonda Racine, founder and director of Menlo Park's...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by English prof, on May 20, 2013 at 8:52 am | 23 comments | 3071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil-rights officials present harassment guidelines

More than 100 people showed up Thursday night to a parent-education event in which representatives from the U.S. Department...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by spectator at large, on May 19, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 39 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly posts local official's letter re Duveneck OCR bullying case

Superintendent Kevin Skelly Friday posted a letter to the PAUSD website from a Palo Alto city official that describes the...

Original post made by Curious on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on May 19, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 8 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on May 19, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 75 comments | 6571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Rape culture' articles spark inquiry

A Palo Alto High School student publication's description of how two victims of sexual assault were treated by their friends...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on May 19, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 1642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car campers...time to ban them!

If you have car campers in your neighborhood, it is a lot worse than unfinished homes next to you, although I do agree that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on May 18, 2013 at 2:20 pm | 72 comments | 1530 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to renew, change Cubberley lease

The future of Cubberley Community Center may still be in flux, but Palo Alto officials sent a strong signal on Monday night...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Progressive?, on May 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School of Rock kids play classics in the iTunes age

Even the people who get their kicks on Netflix know the saying "Everything old is new again." At the School of Rock, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Likin it, on May 18, 2013 at 8:57 am | 14 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

FLEMING'S ON THE MOVE ... Big plans are on the horizon for Fleming's Steakhouse at Stanford Shopping Center. Construction...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by ArÍte, on May 18, 2013 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Gunn High School's Pep Band a Divison of Stanford University?

I attended the May Fete Parade on University Avenue yesterday and was quite confused when I saw the lead off act. It was...

Original post made by Confused on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmmmm, on May 17, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 20 comments | 1576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not successful' in filling communication post

The Palo Alto school district so far has not been successful in its search for a new communication coordinator but the search...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Responsibility, on May 17, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 21 comments | 1156 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 | 1074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Part of northbound Foothill Expwy to close tonight

Northbound Foothill Expressway between Hillview Avenue and Page Mill Road, including the bike lane, will be closed beginning...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Silly, on May 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 884 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study finds 'killer frog' in San Francisco

Killer frogs are on the loose in San Francisco. They don't kill humans, but there is a frog that is carrying a deadly infection...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Strum und Drang, on May 17, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2964 Views
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