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TONY THE BARBER: RETIRED ... When Tony Nicosia, who owned the barbershop at Charleston Shopping Center in Palo Alto, went...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 26, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2283 Views


Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 1988 Views


Channing House tutors give, gain knowledge, rewards

Twice each week, 20 children from East Palo Alto meet with Channing House seniors, ages 70 to 94, for one-on-one time, reading,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Loni Allen, on Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views


Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" November 7, 2009

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views


Fortune magazine says Palo Alto resident is the best CEO of the decade

Can you guess who it is? Hint: he lives on Waverley Street. And no, it is not Carly or Meg (or Larry or Sergey).

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views


Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views


Former Paly student competes for Miss California as 'Miss Palo Alto'

Former Palo Alto High School student-body president Amy Rogg will be vying for the crown in this weekend's Miss California...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views



I wish everyone (YOU!) a very, very Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! I am thankful that I grew up here in Palo Alto during...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1719 Views


The animal kingdom

Cash has the lead role in this artistic enterprise. In fact, he plays God. But he's a decidedly down-to-earth star. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views


Young at heart

==I Short Story Contest winners offer fresh perspectives from youthful protagonists== From an epic adventure in the Arctic...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by TennisStorm, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1915 Views


Review: 'The Princess and the Frog'

Plenty of change arises in Disney's musical "The Princess and the Frog": people turning into frogs, love transforming two...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Beverly, on Dec 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views


Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views


New Year's Eve: from reverence to revelry

New Year's Eve celebrants will have a variety of options to welcome 2010 this Thursday as restaurants, clubs and religious...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by partygirl, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 4063 Views


South of Midtown

Despite no agreement on the name, the neighborhood is peaceful Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jan 4, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2169 Views


Crescent Park

When Gary Bacon moved to Crescent Park in 1969, he was charmed by the small-town feel and individuality of the mostly single-story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by jean, on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2652 Views


A tale of two theaters

While Palo Alto developer Charles "Chop" Keenan opted to close the Varsity Theatre on University Avenue in 1994, he has kept...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1838 Views


JCC Theater - What's on list?

Hi everyone Does anyone know where to find out about what's on at the new JCC theater? I don't see it advertised on line...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1575 Views


The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views


Looking for love? Have you tried the Internet?

When it comes to dating and marriage, the Web has changed people's behavior in significant ways, a Stanford University sociologist...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1546 Views


Garden tips for January

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1515 Views
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