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Clear Story no more

An art installation in King Plaza in front of the Palo Alto City Hall was being dismantled Thursday. "Clear Story" by Mildred...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 962 Views

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Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jacob Sandford, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 124 Views

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how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

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Gunn's Robinson will miss soccer's U-17 World Cup

Gunn High junior Sarah Robinson won't have to pack her soccer bags and miss school next month when the U.S. Under-17 Women's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1440 Views

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Sales tax increase poll

Ha Ha, I love this poll NewsPoll Would you vote in favor of a one-eighth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase in Santa Clara...

Original post made by Annie on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by poll watcher, on Sep 4, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

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Fire at Beechwood School in Menlo Park

Firefighters responded to a fire early this morning at the Beechwood School in Menlo Park, according to a fire dispatcher. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 811 Views

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Peppy in pink

Omigod you guys! It's one of the dumbest musicals of all time! Well, dumb but fun. And dumb but kinda sweet. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by theaterlover, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2383 Views

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Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Meg speaks, HP tanks

Meg gave a speech at the HP company meeting today, pretty much saying that HP sucks and isn't going to get better any time...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 3, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Angela Filo

Angela Buenning Filo, Palo Alto-based photographer and creator of the "Palo Alto Forest Project," speaks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan Buenning, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1483 Views

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Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

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VP debate strategy

Anyone else watching the VP debate this evening? Biden seems to be using a much different strategy from Obama. When Ryan...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 812 Views

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Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

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Guest Opinion: For young persons, knowledgeable engagement equals volcano power

We've all heard the saying, "To assume makes an ass out of you and me." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17692...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

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grocery donations for hurricane victims

Mitt Romney is organizing grocery donations to give to the hurricane victims. Are any of the local Romney offices doing collections?...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by James, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

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Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

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Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

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This weekend's events (Nov. 10-11)

[http://www.rainwaterharvesting.eventbrite.com Class: Rainwater Harvesting] Residents can prepare for the coming dry season...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views
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