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Lighting up the season: Community celebrations spread peace and joy, from many traditions

From a musical Advent procession to the civic lighting of the Hanukkah menorah, Palo Alto celebrates the holiday season this...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Roxanne Reeves, on Dec 23, 2014 at 5:27 am | 2 comments | 3697 Views

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Medical examiner seeking help to ID man struck by train in Mountain View

Officials from the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office are asking for the public's help in identifying a man killed...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by pay attention, on Dec 21, 2014 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 2486 Views

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Police activity on loma verde

What was the police activity on Loma Verde around Stockton last night, a little past midnight? ...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2014 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 479 Views

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A giant leap for humankind

This weekend, the curtains rise on "HumanKIND," a dance production put on by the students of Castilleja School. The show...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Pena , on Feb 8, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 2433 Views

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A singing tradition

It's a Friday evening on the Stanford campus, and as the sun sinks behind the Dish, the members of one student choral ensemble...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 5843 Views

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Police seek man who exposed himself to a girl

A man driving a newer black hatchback exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl as she walked her dog last Sunday, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 28, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 3359 Views

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Mothers Symposium returns with theme of 'resilience'

Since 1998, a group of local mothers has organized a symposium to talk about the experience of motherhood through the lens...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by 21st century much?, on Mar 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2886 Views

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The examined life

Irvin Yalom's latest book, "Creatures of a Day," circles around the crisis of our mortality and finds redemption in our capacity...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2015
Last comment by Nietzsche Weeps, on Mar 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1841 Views

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Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school board

East Palo Alto Councilwoman and Palo Alto High School graduate Laura Martinez was selected to serve on the governing board...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Margaret Row, on Mar 12, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 3323 Views

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Worth a Look: bluegrass musical, landscape paintings and more

This week, catch the toe-tapping tunes of bluegrass musical "Fire on the Mountain," catch tranquil landscape paintings and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto music fan, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

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Students to present science research Wednesday

Palo Alto High School students will explain their science research projects in public presentations Wednesday, May 23. The...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1283 Views

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Dancing across borders

The Silicon Valley is an international folk-dance epicenter, with no less than seven groups meeting on a weekly basis in...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by clarence harrison, on May 7, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1485 Views

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Housing nonprofit steps in to help preserve Buena Vista

The Caritas Corporation, a nonprofit organization that manages 20 mobile-home parks throughout California, has joined the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by Current Residents, on May 9, 2015 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 361 Views

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Palo Alto club soccer team falls in NorCal State Cup

==BI Of local note== The U18 Palo Alto Soccer Club team, PA 97B Blue, saw its season come to an end following a 3-2 loss...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

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Safeway Invaded by young men late afternoon today.

Did anyone else notice the two tour buses offload a large number of teen boys dressed in black dress pants, white long sleeved...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jusr Guessing, on May 19, 2015 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 519 Views

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Bare bones dim sum

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum's beloved potstickers, cash-only menu and utilitarian charm relocated to downtown Los Altos in February. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2015 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 2150 Views

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Hot Day! 22 degrees cooler inside with out electricity

You've got to love it when a canopy of trees above and around your house keeps it 22 degrees cooler inside than outside on...

Original post made by Carol on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 190 Views

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Lost in translation

In "Chinglish," David Henry Hwang's comedy about Chinese-American miscommunication, an American CEO discovers the dangers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

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Why police activity on 280 this afternoon?

Saturday afternoon, about 1:15pm, the police stopped traffic on 280S near the Arastradero Road exit. They stopped it for...

Original post made by Driver on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Driver, on Jun 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 272 Views

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Shop Talk

$1,000 A NIGHT ... This city's smallest and most expensive hotel is preparing to open in late October. The Clement Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 18, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 289 Views
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