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A PERFECT MATCH? ... The intricate courtship between Palo Alto and Yangpu, a district within Shanghai, started to get serious...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Janet F, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2330 Views

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Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 2712 Views

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Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 2619 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Dec. 18)

[http://www.smcl.org/en/node/6067 Holiday Concert: Mary McLaughlin] Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will perform...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 2278 Views

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Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 3688 Views

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CEO of Jewish Community Center to leave Palo Alto

Alan Sataloff, the CEO of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center since 2004, is quitting to take a position in Chicago,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2672 Views

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Arrillaga protest gathers signatures in Menlo

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 29 comments | 4202 Views

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Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Greenacres, on Dec 19, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 15 comments | 6514 Views

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Creeks recede, streets re-open as rain stops

Water levels at all Palo Alto creeks began dropping to less dangerous levels Sunday evening as rainfall stopped and storm...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joe Teresi, on Jan 2, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 65 comments | 15580 Views

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Today's events (Dec. 26)

[http://www.menlohub.com/events.html Music: Jazz jam session] Jazz pianist Neil Adler "and friends" host a musical jam session...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Dec. 27)

[http://kspphoto.com/gallery.html Photography: 'Impacted By Life'] Photographers Dan and Eric Meacham are exhibiting an...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views

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Two displaced by Christmas Eve apartment fire

A cooking fire in a Menlo Park apartment spread to the unit and attic above it Monday night, Dec. 24, before firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Yikes..hot oil, on Dec 26, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

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East Palo Alto sets drunk-driving checkpoint

A sobriety and drivers license checkpoint will be conducted by the East Palo Alto Police Department Friday, Dec. 28, at University...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
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2012: Palo Alto's wild growth spurt

Earlier this month, as Palo Alto's planning commissioners delved into the irksome problem of downtown parking, Commissioner...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 11 comments | 4920 Views

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Online this year

Ronald McDonald House eyes major expansion Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18218...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 28, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2720 Views

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Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2695 Views

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First Person: A conversation with the Stanford Tree

Stanford grad Jonathan Strange talks to Lisa Van Dusen about what it takes to be the Stanford Tree, mascot of the Leland...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Boooring!, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 4931 Views

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The time for talk is over, the Rose Bowl game is upon us

==B Rose Bowl notebook == The work is essentially done. Stanford had a walk through on Monday at Glendale College, and...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Monty Hall, on Jan 1, 2013 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 2637 Views

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New safe-driving laws take effect in California

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don't Drive with gadgets, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 4737 Views

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How did horses get on Interstate 280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 4107 Views
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