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'Black Friday' at Stanford Shopping Center

"Black Friday" shoppers Jennie Tran (left) and Nancy Louie (right) receive free reusable shopping bags Friday morning as...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 28, 2008 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3595 Views

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Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2329 Views

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A white Christmas; in Palo Alto

An overnight snowstorm blanketed Skyline Ridge above Palo Alto, resulting in hazardous driving conditions for residents heading...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by McCain, on Dec 16, 2008 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views

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Residents celebrate Obama over breakfast

The former site of the Obama headquarters in Palo Alto remains empty, a "for lease" sign taped to the window, but a block...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2435 Views

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Palo Alto crash victim is 59-year-old woman

The woman who died when her car crashed near Foothill Expressway and Page Mill Road in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 2661 Views

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Parking on the side-walk

My 3yr old learnt to ride his bike without training wheels ! (Big achievement !! ). He and I were riding around the mid-town...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 2, 2009 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views

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Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2245 Views

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Palo Alto paraglider dies near Pacifica

A body of a paraglider was found by a fisherman in the ocean near Mussel Rock near Pacifica Sunday morning, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by A neighbor, on Feb 9, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 3234 Views

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Bicyclist shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

A 39-year-old man shot multiple times while riding his bicycle in East Palo Alto early Friday morning is expected to survive,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 2578 Views

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Love in the Internet age

Seven haphazardly scrawled digits cut across the backside of a crinkled, slightly damp coaster, recovered this morning from...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2449 Views

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Welcoming the rain

Raindrops splash in a puddle outside Borders bookstore on University Avenue in Palo Alto Friday. A red glow from the Borders...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 3 comments | 2258 Views

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Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2343 Views

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Carly Fiorina undergoes breast-cancer surgery

Carly Fiorina had breast-cancer surgery performed on Monday at Stanford Hospital and has a good prognosis for a full recovery,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2365 Views

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Raging Grannies rock Cinequest film festival

The Raging Grannies hit the silver screen this weekend as local filmmaker Pam Walton premieres her new documentary on the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Granny G, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 2341 Views

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Comcast Customers: ?Notified of Switch to Digital April 1, 2009

This is to Comcast customers. Have you receiving anything in the mail from Comcast about the change to digital? I was told...

Original post made by nat on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 18, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 2087 Views

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Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

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Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3358 Views

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Our Town: 'Three Angels'

Among friends, I'm known to share music I like. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10720...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by anne bergman, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2319 Views

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No bike racks at our sports parks

I have just returned from Hoover Park and was surprised to find that there is no safe place to lock bikes. Many of the players...

Original post made by Sport Family on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sports Family, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2012 Views

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Giant sculpture to get its own park in Palo Alto

A huge modern, bent-steel sculpture at San Antonio Road and Alma Street will be moved two blocks to its own "pocket park,"...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gus L., on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2159 Views
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