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Lighting up the season: Community celebrations spread peace and joy, from many traditions

From a musical Advent procession to the civic lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, Palo Alto celebrates the holiday season this...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roxanne Reeves, on Dec 23, 2014 at 5:27 am | 2 comments | 4235 Views

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Pure poetry

Palo Alto native Barbara Allen has loved poetry since childhood. Raised by an aunt who lived on Coleridge Avenue, she played...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 12 comments | 6272 Views

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Medical examiner seeking help to ID man struck by train in Mountain View

Officials from the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office are asking for the public's help in identifying a man killed...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by pay attention, on Dec 21, 2014 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 2730 Views

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Palo Alto: One-alarm fire originated in oven, damages kitchen

Two people in Palo Alto were able to make it out of a house safely after the oven caught fire Sunday, fire officials said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Think Positively, on Dec 23, 2014 at 10:42 pm | 3 comments | 5641 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Jane Shaw, dean of religious life and professor of religious studies at Stanford University

The Very Reverend Dr. Jane Shaw talks with Lisa Van Dusen having arrived on the Stanford campus this fall as the Dean for...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jozie, on Dec 22, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 5646 Views

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Menlo Park officers involved in fatal shooting back at work

Although the district attorney's review of the Nov. 11 fatal shooting of a burglary suspect is not yet complete, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 23, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 3504 Views

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New zone change proposed for busy El Camino Real intersection

With Palo Alto's controversial "planned community" process suspended indefinitely, a developer who was hoping to win the...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Surly, on Jan 7, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 4981 Views

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Worth a Look

<B>Installation Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/26/worth-a-look posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joanne Donsky, donskyjd@gmail.com, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 735 Views

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Shop Talk: Ming's last day, acai comes to Cal Ave

Shop Talk columnist Daryl Savage has the latest on Ming's impending hiatus, a new toy store for the brain and an acai cafe...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Timetomove, on Dec 31, 2014 at 8:55 am | 6 comments | 5284 Views

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Caltrain 'modernization' to worsen Alma congestion

Caltrain's plan to power its trains by electricity rather than diesel is expected to improve service. But for Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by ODB, on Jan 17, 2015 at 11:07 am | 88 comments | 12536 Views

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Citizen Corps Awards ceremony to focus on pandemics

The 6th annual Palo Alto/Stanford Community Partnership Awards honoring community members who have helped the city and residents...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Peter K. Mueller, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 3542 Views

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East Palo Alto adopts inventory of historic places

East Palo Alto's rich history took a first step toward preservation on Jan. 6 after the City Council unanimously voted to...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ana, on Jan 9, 2015 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2616 Views

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Caltrain vote paves the way for electric trains

Caltrain's effort to replace its diesel trains with electric ones hit a milestone on Thursday morning when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 18, 2015 at 9:07 am | 17 comments | 4892 Views

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Buena Vista residents allowed to appeal park's closure

Palo Alto officials set the stage on Monday for an emotional battle over the future of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park when...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on Jan 19, 2015 at 12:12 am | 88 comments | 7344 Views

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After three decades, Palo Alto recreation chief says farewell

After a varied three-decade career that took him from a teenaged volunteer at Palo Alto's animal shelter to the director...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Joel, on Jan 15, 2015 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 3843 Views

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Greening up the dinner table

Eat your vegetables. Like most people, Menlo Park resident Julie Shanson knows that eating healthy is no great mystery. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by JC, on Jan 16, 2015 at 7:13 am | 3 comments | 3133 Views

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Local events commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Celebrations honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are set to begin Friday. Here is a list of events in the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Paul George, on Jan 15, 2015 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 3909 Views

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Eurydice in the underworld

Playwright Sarah Ruhl's 2007 "Eurydice" is a modern re-imagining of an ancient myth. The play takes an intimate look at loss...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Petgrew, on Jan 15, 2015 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2831 Views

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Residents ask: What's with the water?

Palo Alto residents have noticed a change in their tap water lately, The drought, in part, is to blame, according to Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:54 am | 16 comments | 7022 Views

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What's happening here?

Construction crews have begun tearing down the old Bloomingdale's store at Stanford Shopping Center on Jan. 14. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 22, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 3862 Views
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