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Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 1975 Views

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Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1984 Views

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A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1923 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 | 2295 Views

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Chi-Chang Kao named new director of SLAC

An associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2737 Views

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Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 2154 Views

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VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole

A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2701 Views

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Feature story: Neighbors Abroad at a crossroad?

As Neighbors Abroad, Palo Alto's sister-city cultural-exchange program, celebrates turning 50 this year, the organization...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Skype-Diplomacy-Rocks!, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 3149 Views

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Greenmeadow - Any News?

Has anyone heard of any improvements for the associate members?...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by ., on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1389 Views

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Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 2018 Views

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Blossom Valley

Once a field of orchards, Blossom Valley is now filled with houses, many with young children. Families stroll with their...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 552 Views

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Why no Daily News?

I've not been able to locate a copy of the Daily News this week, either at a newspaperstand on the street or at a branch...

Original post made by Joy O on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joy O, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 1405 Views

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Help Miki's Mkt Employees & Other 'Gap Households"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Provides Groceries to Gap Households RE: MIKI's Market Employees Who Live in Palo Alto ...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 2, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1533 Views

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Shop Talk

<B><B>ELEGANT YOGA STUDIO OPENS DOORS ... </B>Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood is about to become home to one of the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 2370 Views

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HSR Corruption - Foreshadowing

California has been using the Chinese High Speed Rail construction as an example of what we can expect here in California....

Original post made by Jim H. on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 10, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1125 Views

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Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 2462 Views

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Laurene Powell Jobs' film "The Dream Is Now" airs tomorrow on MSNBC

Steve Jobs' window (and Palo Alto resident, of course) has produced a film "The Dream Is Now". It airs tomorrow (Sunday)...

Original post made by dreamer on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 1290 Views

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Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 3235 Views

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Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alex Romanovsky, on May 29, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 13235 Views

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Smoke/Fire in Palo Alto Foothills?

Was there an early morning fire in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley? Los Trancos Road? ...

Original post made by David on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1384 Views
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