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What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Arts & Entertainment feature story: Comedy in conflict

It might seem impossible to find humor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but at least one comedy being shown in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1595 Views

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Feature story: Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keep Up Tradition!, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 5547 Views

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Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2012 Views

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Sen. Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will return to his district to hold public office hours at the downtown farmers market...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Janz, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1669 Views

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New Street Lights?

Random question but does anyone know if the street lights in Palo Alto (especially around community center) have been upgraded...

Original post made by Wondering on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

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For the Greater Good or The Last Election The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

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Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views

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HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs

Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Megs cap gains, on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1048 Views

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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

The public has been invited to NASA Ames on Friday morning -- postponed from Thursday -- as space shuttle Endeavour is set...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Harriet, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

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Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

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Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

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SFO cancels some flights to East Coast

More than a dozen flights to and from the East Coast have been cancelled this morning as Hurricane Sandy moves toward that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

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Voters bring political veterans back to council

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1467 Views

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Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2338 Views

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37 cent gasoline at the Palo Alto Arco

Why isn't the local media reporting on stories like this? News report from KTVU TV: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/oops-pump-error-triggers-gas-frenzy-palo-alto/nS6Lq/...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1452 Views

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Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16898...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1391 Views

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Holiday Fund: Reaching out to the streets

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2619 Views

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101 underpass open?

Anybody know if the freeway underpass between S. Palo Alto and the Baylands trail is open? I recall hearing that it was...

Original post made by David on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by David, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views
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