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EPA record label aims to amplify diverse voices

When Justin Phipps looks at the Bay Area, and East Palo Alto in particular, he sees a diverse artistic community with strong...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 278 Views

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Poignant 'Pianist' shares a mother's gift

When teenage Lisa Jura left her home in Vienna, Austria, in 1938 and traveled, unaccompanied, to London, England, her mother...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 217 Views

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards $3.5M to tackle 'pressing community needs'

The nonprofit Chan Zuckerberg Initiative distributed nearly $3.5 million in grants to 40 Bay Area organizations working to...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by Anonymous, 21 hours ago | 13 comments | 2273 Views

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Palo Alto to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We've compiled a list of agencies that will be adjusting their schedules on Martin Luther King Jr. Day throughout the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Hillary, on Jan 20, 2020 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 2293 Views

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Fans fill up the gym for Palo Alto-Gunn basketball games

Palo Alto’s basketball teams are both in the SCVAL’s top division, the De Anza, while Gunn’s are in the weaker El Camino...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 19, 2020 at 9:57 pm | 7 comments | 1947 Views

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What's bringing over 1,000 people to the Palo Alto Baylands? Rare bird sightings thanks to the king tides

More than 1,000 people recently visited the Palo Alto Baylands to see king tides, where rare birds were spotted near the...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3650 Views

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After decades downtown, Tallman's House of Foam calls it quits

Tallman's House of Foam has ended its reign as downtown Palo Alto's go-to place for foam, upholstery work and mattresses....

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 16, 2020 at 10:43 pm | 20 comments | 4508 Views

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Good acoustics: A Q&A with Kaki King

Innovative guitarist/composer Kaki King will offer a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1203 Views

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National groups criticize Palo Alto plan to curb city auditor's independence

As Palo Alto considers significant changes to the City Auditor's Office, a national auditing organization on Wednesday issued...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by Puzzel, on Jan 16, 2020 at 11:59 am | 15 comments | 3331 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 15, 2020 at 9:23 pm | 1184 comments | 303443 Views

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Palo Alto power outage affecting about 2,500 customers

Power has gone out in the Barron Park area of Palo Alto, impacting about 2,500 customers, according to a tweet from City...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by Val, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 20 comments | 8155 Views

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$10K offered for leads on Midtown Safeway armed robbers

Palo Alto police have announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men who violently...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2020
Last comment by the Party of Personal Responsibility, on Jan 14, 2020 at 10:16 am | 19 comments | 6593 Views

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Revenues below par at Palo Alto's new golf course

Since it reopened to the public in May 2018 after a two-year closure, Palo Alto's reconfigured and refurbished golf course...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Joe Ferguson, on Jan 13, 2020 at 4:50 pm | 22 comments | 4735 Views

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Around Town: 'Safe parking' program ready to launch; DeLorean drifts for science

In the latest Around Town column, news about the Palo Alto City Council considering a program for RV dwellers and the development...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 13, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments | 3939 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier looks to lower airplane noise with 5 bills

Responding to growing concerns about airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier has proposed a series of bills aimed at improving...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 9, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 52 comments | 5350 Views

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The era of Fry's Electronics comes to an end in Palo Alto

After close to 30 years of operation, Fry's Electronics officially shut down its Palo Alto store on Friday afternoon, leaving...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by Oh well..., on Jan 8, 2020 at 10:59 am | 43 comments | 39527 Views

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Duck Pond - Where Have All The Water Fowl, Seagulls, And Other Migrating Birds Gone?

We were visiting family over the holidays and decided to visit the duck pond at the Baylands. We have traditionally visited...

Original post made by Visitor on Jan. 6, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 190 Views

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Meet Silicon Valley's own Willy Wonka and his chocolate-making robot

Palo Altan Nate Saal is behind CocoTerra, a device that uses algorithms, hardware and a smartphone app to transform cocoa...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Lori Hobson, on Jan 6, 2020 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 4377 Views

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Around Town: Driver crashes into 2 cars, overturns Jeep at mall parking lot

In the latest Around Town column, news about drivers causing eye-catching scenes at Stanford Shopping Center and near Interstate...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5854 Views

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After six decades, Palo Alto sandwich standby Village Cheese House closes

Village Cheese House, which has been serving deli sandwiches at Town & Country Village since 1959, suddenly shuttered this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by J Palmer, on Jan 5, 2020 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 8033 Views
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