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Feature story: Skating through time

Olympic champion Brian Boitano has skated on ice rinks throughout the world. He even skated on a glacier in 1988. But some...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by S8marie, on Jan 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 4166 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by tru data, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2087 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

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That terrible stretch of road on El Camino between Embarcadero and Stanford Mall

Everyday I drive on El Camino northbound between the crossroads at Embarcadero and Quarry Road at Stanford Mall. My tires...

Original post made by A Car Driver on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

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Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1114 Views

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For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 4335 Views

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Community meeting at Edgewood Plaza tonight

Representatives of The Fresh Market, the new grocer for Edgewood Plaza, will meet with residents at a community meeting at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

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Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 1372 Views

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Deadly weapon charge? Given the results, yes.

OK the other thread is locked. The are a few people who are complaining about a stapler being declared a deadly weapon....

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

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Lost cat

Our cat didn't show up last night and we haven't been able to locate him. Below is a description and how to get in touch...

Original post made by Robin on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

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Bigger isn't necessarily better

A far cry from the sprawling estate gardens you'd see in a European countryside (==I sigh ... ==), many Bay Area homes are...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by shop local, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1204 Views

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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

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SLAC may restart in February

Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) expects to restart its accelerators in February after being shut down...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views

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Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1578 Views

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Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1456 Views

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Feature story: Listening to nature

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Joan Hamilton, on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1203 Views

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Lost Cat in Palo Alto

Black & gray tiger-striped, green eyes, pinkish nose, declawed in front. His name is Lucky and he is a sweet and shy indoor...

Original post made by kurt on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 907 Views

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Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions

Menlo Park Police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping catch a thief in February. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2012 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1070 Views

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Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1398 Views
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