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Creating a 'foolproof' Thanksgiving

"She is the modern day Julia Child," claims Sur La Table chef Hilary Freeman. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27384...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by I Like pie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 2951 Views

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Four injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, and one victim is in critical condition,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 6, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 11 comments | 2136 Views

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Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

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Man gets 17 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in East Palo Alto and then fled to Mexico in 1995 was sentenced today, Nov. 1,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1649 Views

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Palo Alto sees more than 14,000 early-bird voters

As of last night more than 14,000 Palo Alto residents had cast their ballots, out of some 38,300 registered voters in the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 2993 Views

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Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1816 Views

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Excitement at Obama campaign's Mountain View headquarters

Volunteers for President Barack Obama's campaign react with excitement as they watch early election returns come in. They...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 1535 Views

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Caswell, Townsend, Emberling win in school race

Incumbents Melissa Baten Caswell and Camille Townsend won re-election in the race for Palo Alto Board of Education, with...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 44 comments | 4536 Views

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Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

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Voters bring political veterans back to council

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1774 Views

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This weekend's events (Nov. 10-11)

[http://www.rainwaterharvesting.eventbrite.com Class: Rainwater Harvesting] Residents can prepare for the coming dry season...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 3779 Views

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Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2778 Views

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Cat returned as if by Magic

When Nicola Keating moved from Cupertino to Los Altos six years ago, she kept all of her important belongings, but lost her...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by Brian Null, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 8669 Views

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Title defenses are still alive for SHP boys and girls

==B CCS water polo== The Sacred Heart Prep boys and girls took a step closer to defending their respective Central Coast...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by WP fan, on Nov 11, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

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Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 2280 Views

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Around the block

PACKAGE PINCHERS ... Residents expecting to receive at-home package deliveries are being warned to beware of package thieves....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by leash them, on Nov 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 7 comments | 7261 Views

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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 | 2275 Views

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No quick fixes for downtown's parking woes

With downtown residents up in arms about a shortage of parking spots on their blocks, Palo Alto officials approved on Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by infrequent, on Nov 16, 2012 at 10:58 am | 30 comments | 4800 Views

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Audit: Palo Alto spends too much on office supplies

Poor management over office-supply expenditures may have cost the City of Palo Alto close to $390,000 between November 2007...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 40 comments | 7426 Views

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Palo Alto residents fear another California Ave. tree debacle

Two large California Avenue redwood trees slated for removal by the City of Palo Alto are being defended by neighborhood...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 2651 Views
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