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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 | 457 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 | 3801 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 | 2376 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 | 2972 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 | 5361 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 | 2479 Views

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Vintage vinyl sale coming to Cubberley on Saturday

Record collectors can hunt for rare treasure and popular favorites at the Friends of the Palo Alto Library/KFJC's pop-up...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 12, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 485 Views

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Woman hides in Coach store past closing time, steals nearly $4K worth of goods

A woman who allegedly hid inside the Coach store at Stanford Shopping Center through a restricted entrance and stole nearly...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Neighbor , on Dec 12, 2019 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 3248 Views

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Eight natural wines to drink right now on the Peninsula

From a cabernet sauvignon-petit sirah blend made in a garage in Yolo County to an orange Georgian wine, here are five local...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by G. Pyszka, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 3366 Views

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County assessor's report captures past 10 years, points to return to 'normal market'

Palo Alto's share of the assessment roll grew by 6.72% for 2019-2020 and makes up 7.62% of the total assessment roll. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by 2%win, on Dec 9, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 5036 Views

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Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Carol Scheufele , on Dec 8, 2019 at 11:12 am | 118 comments | 25678 Views

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John Daversa to perform free concert at CSMA

Grammy-winning jazz musician John Daversa will perform a free concert on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

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Foothill-De Anza board approves duo of tax measures for March 2020 ballot

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District board approved two tax measures Monday that could alleviate budget woes...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by s fong, on Dec 4, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 12 comments | 3340 Views

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PG&E: 400K Bay Area customers could lose power this weekend in public safety shutoff

As many as 850,000 PG&E customers across all of the utility's service area could lose power this weekend in the latest public...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 3, 2019 at 12:43 pm | 39 comments | 6388 Views

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Young Menlo Park couple could face fines of $500 per day for living in driveway RV

Arlena Bain and Alex Mulholland have lived quietly for months in an RV parked in the driveway of a Menlo Park home. But come...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 2, 2019 at 9:12 am | 24 comments | 5678 Views

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Annual Festival of Lights Parade will brighten Los Altos

Downtown Los Altos will host its long-running Festival of Lights Parade on Sunday, Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by CalifPA, on Dec 1, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 2240 Views

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Guest Opinion: Go ahead — talk to strangers

Lately, it's becoming much more difficult to talk to people when we're out and about. Either everyone is in a rush or more...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Ageism/gender specific, on Nov 27, 2019 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2565 Views

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Plan to ditch visitors bureau creates a rift in Palo Alto

Spurred by a group of hotel executives, Palo Alto is considering withdrawing from the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2019
Last comment by Matt Dolan, on Nov 27, 2019 at 12:40 pm | 16 comments | 3979 Views

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Around Town: Construction site gets a splash of color, Palo Alto honors its international bonds

In the latest Around Town column, news about diverse murals installed this week in the California Avenue business district...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2019
Last comment by Doing The Right Thing, on Nov 24, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 3224 Views

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After more than four decades, Maximart Pharmacy to close

Maximart Pharmacy, one of the few remaining independent pharmacies in Palo Alto, is closing its doors on Wednesday after...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by wmconlon, on Nov 22, 2019 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 4989 Views
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