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<B><B>BIGGER FINES FOR EDGEWOOD? ... </B>Palo Alto's City Council will vote on Monday, Nov. 7, on potentially increasing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by College Terrace Center, on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 283 Views

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'Phineas McBoof' aims to inspire

This week, the Palo Alto Children's Theatre is debuting a stage version of Cory Cullinan's "The Ballad of Phineas McBoof,"...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Maria, on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Marc Berman edges out Vicki Veenker for Assembly seat

In a tight race that split the region's Democratic establishment, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman has edged out attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Gutang Norotsov, on Nov 12, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 3 comments | 4410 Views

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Column of blue-hanging Christmas lights

Hi. I live in Old Palo Alto and spent about 3 hours or so putting up Christmas lights in the standard bottom of roof pattern....

Original post made by Real Slim K on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by be Positive, on Dec 12, 2016 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 288 Views

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Carols for a cause

On Sunday, Dec. 18, Palo Altan Jeff Barnett will be taking the stage at First Congregational Church in Palo Alto with his...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by John Robinson, on Dec 17, 2016 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2046 Views

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Study reveals promising results for airbag bike 'helmets'

Stanford University researchers are eyeing new bike helmet technology: an airbag "helmet," in which variable sensors are...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Ahem, on Dec 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2117 Views

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Unemployment below 5 percent in eight Bay Area counties

Two Bay Area counties had unemployment rates below 3 percent last month, while all but one county reported rates under 5...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by john_alderman, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 795 Views

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9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8425 Views

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call a paramedic-- gut has busted

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Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jul 5, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 6219 Views

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Movie review: "The Spiderwick Chronicles"

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Feb 19, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 6300 Views

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Mama Mia - a must see for 50sh Moms

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Original post made by 50sh Mom on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by natasha, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:20 am | 3 comments | 6552 Views

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Jeanne Aufmuth's top films

1. Slumdog Millionaire: Danny Boyle directed with unwavering homage to India's teeming favelas and one young man's steadfast...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by East Coast, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 6182 Views

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Star Trek question

Peter Canavese, how do you figure that Sulu's sword is "unearned?" In the original show, Sulu is an expert fencer....

Original post made by Sarah on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on May 17, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 4761 Views

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Cable, Satellite or AT&T

I am moving to Palo Alto and was wondering if the cable company is good or if satellite TV would be the best bet for the...

Original post made by Jon on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lee Thé, on Jun 13, 2010 at 12:57 am | 3 comments | 4459 Views

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Global focus

The phrases "reduce your carbon footprint" and "live green" can seem so vague that it's hard to find them personally meaningful....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 4395 Views

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Review: 'Black Swan'

No one can be blamed for finding "Black Swan" overwrought or ridiculous: It's both. But those who meet director Darren Aronofsky...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Movie goer, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 4820 Views

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Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 3 comments | 4844 Views

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Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 4000 Views

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Review: 'Dark Shadows'

The tried-and-true tandem of director Tim Burton and actor Johnny Depp is often a tantalizing proposition. But not every...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 4050 Views

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"Intouchables" is a terrific movie

Ignore the review in the Weekly (as well as the one in the Chronicle). "Intouchables" is clever, funny and touching. See...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 6543 Views
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