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With Cubberley lease expiring, city and school district strike month-to-month deal

With Palo Alto's lease of Cubberley Community Center from the Palo Alto Unified School District nearing expiration, the two...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2019
Last comment by Independent99ivSF, on Dec 26, 2019 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 3404 Views

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Marking the Jewish festival of lights

Families can enjoy a Hanukkah celebration with live music, a guided dance, a candle lighting ceremony and more at Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 26, 2019 at 7:14 pm | 1 comment | 408 Views

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A round of applause: Reviewing the year in Midpeninsula theater

The local theater scene delivered several crowd-pleasing gems in 2019, a year that also made news because of numerous leadership...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Linda, on Dec 26, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

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Old Pizz'a Chicago building to make way for condos, offices

The Palo Alto City Council celebrated a rare and tiny victory on the housing front last week when members unanimously supported...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 26, 2019 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 3941 Views

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Home front: Enjoy lights on Christmas Tree Lane, tour Hidden Villa's farm

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including the 79th annual Christmas Tree Lane holiday light display and...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lynne331, on Dec 25, 2019 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

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New owners of Linden Tree Books aim to turn store into community hub

In the digital age of Kindles and tablets, the new owners of Linden Tree Books in Los Altos know it takes more than just...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Read, children, read!, on Dec 24, 2019 at 8:39 pm | 4 comments | 3897 Views

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Shop Talk: Fraiche closes, immersive workouts to arrive

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the end of a frozen yogurt era, a company using immersive technology for at-home...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by charles reilly, on Dec 24, 2019 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 7037 Views

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Around Town: New faces join commissions; Stanford faculty star in 'Silicon Valley' finale

In the latest Around Town column, news about shuffles within Palo Alto's commissions and boards, Stanford University faculty...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 24, 2019 at 1:46 am | 2 comments | 3189 Views

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'Hanukkah Highway' lights the night

Move over Christmas Tree Lane, it's time to drive the Hanukkah Highway. Giant inflated dreidels and other symbols of Hanukkah,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by Casey Jones, on Dec 23, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 4038 Views

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On Impeachment Eve, protesters demand for Trump's removal from office

Hundreds of community members gathered at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday night as part of the more than 650...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Theodosia, on Dec 22, 2019 at 8:13 pm | 104 comments | 4931 Views

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Council to consider outsourcing city auditor's work

The City Auditor's Office in Palo Alto is usually applying scrutiny, not attracting it, but after an extended period of dysfunction...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 22, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 2339 Views

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Teenager arrested for robbing 2 pedestrians in nearly 20-minute span

A teenager who allegedly robbed two women of their cellphones on Tuesday afternoon in Palo Alto's University South neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2019
Last comment by See Sth Say Sth, on Dec 21, 2019 at 10:37 am | 4 comments | 5536 Views

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Ring in the holidays with an epic Christmas cake

For many, stollen officially declares the start of the Christmas season. Here's where to find the traditional German cake...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by MVRock, on Dec 20, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 2423 Views

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Palo Alto churches offer a space to deal with sadness during the holidays

Three local churches are offering Blue Christmas services for people who can't feign the joy that's expected every year for...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Alan H, on Dec 20, 2019 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 4000 Views

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Holiday tree blooms with the beauty of all seasons

Volunteers at Filoli historic house and garden gather and dry flowers from the Woodside estate year-round to create decorations...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Green Gables, on Dec 19, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 436 Views

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Community Notebook: Holiday giving ideas

The season of giving is upon us, and local organizations around Palo Alto are prepared: From holiday dinners to toy drives,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Magen, on Dec 19, 2019 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 3754 Views

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Around Town: Council renews push to change its policies; car burglaries on the rise

In the latest Around Town column, news about the Palo Alto City Council pushing to clean up its handbook of procedures, tips...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 16, 2019 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 2340 Views

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Alleged serial killer pleads not guilty in 1973 murder case

A former Stanford hospital medical technician pleaded not guilty on Monday morning for the 1973 murder of a 21-year-old Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 15, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 18 comments | 2908 Views

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Palo Alto to ban sales of vaping products

Palo Alto’s campaign against vaping heated up Monday night, when the City Council agreed to ban the sales and distribution...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Dec 15, 2019 at 10:29 am | 34 comments | 5244 Views

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A 'Pride' premiere to be proud of

Paul Gordon's new musical adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" delights in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Rose, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 1 comment | 2436 Views
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