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Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 3188 Views

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Fresh Market coming to Edgewood Plaza

The Fresh Market, a North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market will open its first West Coast store at Edgewood...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pete , on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 80 comments | 12510 Views

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Stanford announces commencement speakers

Cory Booker, former Stanford University football player, Rhodes scholar and current mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Damning with faint praise, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 5449 Views

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Affordable Tree House apartment complex celebrates opening

Palo Alto's newest affordable housing development, located on 488 West Charleston Road, will hold its grand opening Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Orr, on Feb 13, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 11 comments | 2988 Views

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Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by loopholes, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:41 am | 97 comments | 7504 Views

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Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 2536 Views

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Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views

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Animal Services Center busy but outdated

Just south of Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center on East Bayshore Road stands a squat building in which dogs slightly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Forest, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:55 am | 38 comments | 3008 Views

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A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

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For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 5962 Views

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East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2894 Views

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Downtown post office set to hit market in May

Palo Alto's iconic downtown post office, a fixture on Hamilton Avenue for the past 80 years, will hit the real-estate market...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 29 comments | 3236 Views

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Three juveniles arrested for theft in Palo Alto

Three boys were arrested in Palo Alto after they were seen stealing a package from a porch in the 800 block of University...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:16 am | 11 comments | 2261 Views

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Palo Alto Tall Tree honorees announced

Palo Alto's 2012 Tall Tree awards will recognize Alison Cormack, John Barton, Whole Foods Market and the Foundation for a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Catherine Crystal Foster, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:35 am | 8 comments | 3758 Views

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Gunn pins down wrestling title at SCVAL finals

==B Saturday's prep roundup== After losing out on the SCVAL De Anza Division dual-match title on a tiebreaker, the Gunn...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 3859 Views

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White House may decide fate of Moffett Field's Hangar One

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Keith Hull, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 2225 Views

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East Palo Alto police chief named interim city manager

In a rapid decision following the recent resignation of its former city manager, East Palo Alto's police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 25, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 2932 Views

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Community meeting at Edgewood Plaza tonight

Representatives of The Fresh Market, the new grocer for Edgewood Plaza, will meet with residents at a community meeting at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1654 Views

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Apartments, homes hit in eight burglaries Friday

Palo Alto police are investigating eight residential burglaries and one attempted residential burglary -- all reported during...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:34 am | 11 comments | 3006 Views

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Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 2058 Views
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