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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 | 1176 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 | 1250 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 | 4675 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 | 1167 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 | 1516 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 | 1090 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 | 1293 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 | 1324 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 | 1553 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 | 1121 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 | 1779 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 | 1647 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 | 1326 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 | 957 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 | 1140 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 | 1471 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 | 1623 Views

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Mark Zuckerberg was married today- in a suit

It' s been on national news for hours.with picture...that Mark Zuckerberg and his long time lady friend, Priscilla Chen,...

Original post made by Bob on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by old is new again, on May 20, 2012 at 3:44 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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Community Notebook: TEDx comes to Gunn May 24

Presenters including CEOs from the tech industry, professors and athletes will speak at Gunn High School's TEDx conference...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by GunnTV, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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On Deadline: Dick and Jing Lyman personified 'the power of one,' multiplied

The death of Richard W. Lyman May 27 is more than the passing of a former Stanford University president and noted historian...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vicky Holt Hardy, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2972 Views
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