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AROUND TOWN

Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1076 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls earn another trip to the state finals

==B NorCal volleyball== When Palo Alto senior volleyball player Maddie Kuppe walked out of her house on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by BIll Thompson, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 1076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health officials declare winter Spare the Air Day

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by another palo alto resident, on Dec 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview into school enrollment for 2011-2012

What does school enrollment for 2011-2012 look like? I know the official count on 11th day of school, but do we have some...

Original post made by Ada on Aug. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1075 Views

SPORTS

Report: Texas, Oklahoma schools will seek membership in the Pac-12

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that Texas, Oklahoma, currently ranked first in the nation in football, Texas...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1075 Views

SPORTS

A run of good fortune

The men's and women's cross-country teams certainly have done their share of adding to the championship legacy at Stanford....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bob Kinder, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1075 Views

SPORTS

Menlo shocks SHP to move closer to CCS berth

==B Friday's prep football== Sophomore quarterback Jack Heneghan threw for 169 yards and ran for 92 more to lead Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ghost of Harbaugh, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District previews 'safe, welcoming schools' plan

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday proposed a school-board-level committee as well as a summer task force to consider...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1075 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 | 1075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groupon to expand Palo Alto presence

Groupon, Inc., plans to dramatically expand its presence in Palo Alto in the coming months, when it takes over a Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by wow, on Jun 17, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 1074 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Carly Wopat, Corlett are headed to Peru

==B U.S. national team volleyball == Stanford sophomore Carly Wopat and Cardinal associate head coach Denise Corlett join...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Hergenrader, on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

SPORTS

Shaw makes debut as head coach after learning from best

==B Stanford football== There's a long list of things that differentiate Stanford football first-year head coach David...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mohinder Pelia: A Visitor Stands in Solidarity

On 11 Sep 01, at 0800 hours, I received a call from Mr. Larry, the father-in-law of my eldest daughter, telling me, "America...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sartor tapped to stay on as public works director

After a year of new faces in top management, City Manager James Keene opted for stability and familiarity Thursday when he...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on Dec 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 9 comments | 1074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1074 Views
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