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Palo Alto Art Center Foundation aims for more funding, engagement

Known for popular art classes and funky exhibits featuring glass pumpkins and willow huts, the Palo Alto Art Center is now...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 7, 2019 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 2770 Views

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Florida man sentenced for mailing explosives to political figures

A Florida man was handed a 20-year sentence Monday after he pleaded guilty in March to 65 felonies for mailing 16 explosive...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Australian Rules Football, on Aug 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 1536 Views

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Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at the intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. The group...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 6, 2019 at 8:49 am | 19 comments | 3055 Views

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Pickleball queen's crusade for new courts pays off

She's been dubbed the goddess, the queen or the ambassador of pickleball. Monica Engel Williams, 77, displays boundless enthusiasm...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Member, on Aug 5, 2019 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2893 Views

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Gluten-free bakeshop gets new owner, salon closes and Singapore cafe expands: The latest in local food and retail news

In this week's Shop Talk column, a gluten-free bakery will be under new ownership, a California Avenue salon closes its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Hair here, on Aug 5, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 5196 Views

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Community group demands Ravenswood school district retain Cesar Chavez name

The name of the new middle school that will operate at the Cesar Chavez Academy campus in East Palo Alto will be the chief...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by A Moral Compass, on Aug 5, 2019 at 2:37 pm | 16 comments | 2165 Views

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Water company in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park faces allegations of election fraud, company mismanagement

A resident group is trying to get a new board elected to the Palo Alto Park Mutual Water Company, which has subjected customers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Roberto , on Aug 4, 2019 at 7:48 pm | 9 comments | 8878 Views

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Festival brings blues, barbecue to East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto will be rocking and stomping during two days of music at the annual East Palo Alto Blues Festival. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by A moral compass, on Aug 2, 2019 at 11:35 pm | 4 comments | 2598 Views

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Palo Alto hires new chief spokesperson

City Manager Ed Shikada filled another key leadership position this week when he tapped Meghan Horrigan-Taylor to serve Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by George, on Aug 2, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 19 comments | 3625 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Why deny Castilleja? Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/08/02/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by JCP, on Aug 2, 2019 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 423 Views

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State launches $50M program for school-based mental health

The California State Legislature is calling on local school districts to come up with new ways to fill big gaps in mental...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley, on Aug 2, 2019 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 3375 Views

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Oregon wildfire smoke prompts air advisory for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may catch the faint smell of smoke this weekend from a wildfire burning in southern Oregon. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1581 Views

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At Needles Studio, generations build relationships

In a new sewing studio in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood, people meet new friends, chat and exchange techniques while...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Linda Lui, on Jul 27, 2019 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2985 Views

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Around Town: Local girl wins 'Chopped Junior,' new group aims to steer rail redesign in right direction

In the latest Around Town column, read about a Palo Alto student who topped the competition on "Chopped Junior," a new group...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Embezzlement , on Jul 26, 2019 at 5:45 pm | 6 comments | 3593 Views

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Foothill's 'Cinderella' proves, yes, charming

"Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella" makes for a lovely, family-friendly show. Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/07/24/foothills-cinderella-proves-...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Smiling , on Jul 25, 2019 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

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East Palo Alto family starts homemade seasoning business

For the past four years, East Palo Alto residents Dulani and Lisa Spencer and their son Myles have been running Savor Seasoning...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Valerie, on Jul 19, 2019 at 11:42 am | 5 comments | 6664 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>AVOIDING THE CHOP ...</B> <B>Charlotte Barclay</B>,11, of Palo Alto, entered the Food Network's "<B>Chopped Junior</B>"...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 441 Views

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Cage the Elephant, Beck, Spoon and more come to Shoreline

Indie rockers Cage the Elephant and singer/songwriter Beck are doing their part to bring a broader swath of musical offerings...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Ja, on Jul 17, 2019 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2108 Views

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Webcast: Who are the RV dwellers?

Weekly journalists discuss the diverse community of people living in recreational vehicles along El Camino Real and the various...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2019
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 17, 2019 at 9:46 am | 13 comments | 2811 Views

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Tree stuck in wires leads to unplanned power shutdown

About 1,700 Palo Alto Utilities customers are without electricity this afternoon due to an "unplanned, emergency shutdown"...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by senor blogger, on Jul 17, 2019 at 8:55 am | 3 comments | 2906 Views
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