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Google, Yahoo drop ad-sharing plan

Mountain View-based Google Inc., Sunnyvale-based Yahoo! Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department announced that the two search...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by sally, on Nov 11, 2008 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views

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Stanford cross-country teams off to the (national) races

The race toward the national title continues for both the men's and women's cross country teams at Stanford after successful...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 17, 2008 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1859 Views

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Avoiding danger in the bedroom

Add pizzazz and a focal point without endangering your life Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10087...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 18, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

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Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

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 Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1915 Views

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Packard doctors help woman in coma, baby

Doctors at Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto weren't sure if they could save Michelle Mattingly...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1995 Views

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Holiday Gift Ideas For A Green Christmas

With the current problem of recycled waste piling up, and a goal of reducing waste to our landfill, we can help by choosing...

Original post made by Jody on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 17, 2008 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

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Centers to assist people in digital TV switch

Three regional centers in the Bay Area, including one in San Jose, will open to assist people in converting their televisions...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by ota, on Dec 16, 2008 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Police sirens tonight

I have been hearing lots of sirens tonight, both from police and ambulance. Does anyone knows what is happening? I live in...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

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Engagement Ring as a Christmas gift?

Noooo! Don't do it! The memory of the big ask should be a stand alone event. If you must do it this time of year, please...

Original post made by Dream Maker on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Enough already, on Dec 19, 2008 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

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Magical moments of 2008

Events near — elections, graduation — and far — an earthquake in China — impacted Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by rhody, on Dec 26, 2008 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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Our Town: A sense of place

Back in the early 1930s, an elderly white-haired man with a long, flowing white beard "like Santa Claus," used to sit on...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by William Warrior, on Dec 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1920 Views

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Bale` Salon under new ownership

If you shop or live in the Midtown area, you are familiar with " Bale` Salon". It has been there for many years, and has...

Original post made by Stacy S. on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Soda, on Jan 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

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Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

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Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1971 Views

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Does anyone know the schedule at Rinconada Pool after the New Year?

Hi There, I have not been to the pool for a while since summer. When i called for schedule, there was only a recorded...

Original post made by swimmer on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jordana, on Jan 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lailie AD- RWC, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views

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Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

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Electrical fire at Whole Foods Market

We have had reports of an electrical fire at Whole Foods Market this afternoon, shortly before 2 p.m. I just entered the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

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Menlo Park Neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views
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