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'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1362 Views

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Facing cancer: Young women find a group of their own

Niki Calastas is a busy young woman. A single mother of two small kids, she works as a program administrator at the Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Healing Partner, on Apr 18, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

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Ravenswood seeks parcel tax, braces for cuts

Voters in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park have until Tuesday (May 3) to mail in their ballots for a parcel tax in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Reconstitute Ravenswood, on May 2, 2011 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1372 Views

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Dr. Margaret Deanesly: a lifetime of health education

Dr. Margaret Deanesly, known as "Dr. Margaret" by her affectionate audiences, has an extensive list of accomplishments under...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by John Doolittle, on May 2, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

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Palo Alto has some work to do before rematch games

==B CCS baseball playoffs== When the Palo Alto played St. Francis to open the 2011 baseball season and then Mitty in Game...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by fdagasd, on May 18, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

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Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

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Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

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IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1259 Views

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Mother of U.S. senator dies in Palo Alto

Edith R. Wyden, 91, a resident of Palo Alto, died June 19 of advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wyden was the mother of U.S. Sen....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Quite a task, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

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Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

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TSA latest patdown fiasco

This is just outrageous that TSA screeners are performing such intrusive examinations on a routine, random basis. Does it...

Original post made by pares on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Just Thinking, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

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Not good on history

U.S. leaders often are just not good on history. The 19th-century British started trying to pacify the Pashtun tribes...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Unconquerable?, on Jun 29, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

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Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

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Palo Alto Babe Ruth teams face elimination games

==B District 6 All-Stars== The Babe Ruth all-star season may be over for two Palo Alto teams before the postseason really...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by nicholas hall, on Jul 18, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

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Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 6989 Views

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Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views

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SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 11143 Views

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Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

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Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Survivor, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views
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Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
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Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater
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Quick Check List for UC Applications
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Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
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Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
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