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Shoptalk: Samyama is a lavishly adorned yoga studio

Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood is about to become home to one of the city's more unusual projects. Spanning two floors...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Eagerly Anticipating, on Apr 10, 2013 at 1:52 am | 11 comments | 31388 Views

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Shop Talk: Ninth Starbucks opens, boutiques shuffle

This week's Shop Talk is a highly caffeinated one. The ninth Starbucks is opening in Palo Alto and a new tea shop, David's...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jul 8, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 31262 Views

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Stanford professor who needed bone-marrow match dies at 54

A Stanford professor whose students and friends rallied to help her find a bone-marrow match has died. Nalini Ambady, 54,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Goolrukh Vakil, on Nov 1, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 31035 Views

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Palo Alto fights state mandate for more housing

In what one council member called a fight "for the soul of our city," Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday, Feb. 11, to formally...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 44 comments | 31000 Views

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Rare sighting of Oriental turtle-dove wows birders

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to the neighborhood with...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2022
Last comment by execsongs, on Feb 10, 2022 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 30883 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest alleged looters en route to Stanford Shopping Center

Menlo Park police officers on the lookout for looters Sunday night arrested two men who were allegedly headed to Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 4, 2020 at 7:49 pm | 26 comments | 30809 Views

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Guest Opinion: SB 50 undermines single-family neighborhoods and diversity

Rather than reap the benefits of locally driven solutions, SB 50 pulls the rug from under them with radical, one-size-fits-all...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2019
Last comment by Oh Really?, on Mar 28, 2019 at 12:29 pm | 153 comments | 30220 Views

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Robots: Tomorrow's technology is still tomorrow

With a rotating head and two strong arms, the Personal Robot 2 from Menlo Park-based Willow Garage can navigate by itself...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by oliver, on Mar 17, 2013 at 2:52 am | 6 comments | 30041 Views

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Shop Talk: Everyman barber shop opens in Midtown

Urban Style opened its doors at 719 Colorado Ave. on Aug. 5. It replaces the 6-year-old soapmaking shop called Opal'Z, which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Proud Daughter, on Nov 14, 2013 at 10:58 am | 10 comments | 30036 Views

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Blaze destroys Eichler home on Edgewood Drive

A fire that began when a worker rubbed an interior wall with his hand, creating static, destroyed a three-bedroom home on...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jerome Reed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:53 am | 39 comments | 29885 Views

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Traffic and people snarling around Town and Country

Before it is too late, we need to widen the existing bridge over Embarcadero Road to accommodate 2 lanes of automobile traffic....

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 53 comments | 29854 Views

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Horrific crash prompts license re-examination for driver

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curve in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Jim Hols, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:21 am | 45 comments | 29465 Views

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From FLY speck to mighty force for good

It started out as an idea in the minds of incarcerated boys 13 years ago. But Christa Gannon turned a fly-speck of a program...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hastings, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 29454 Views

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Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 29150 Views

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Beloved Palo Alto donkey dies at 32

One of the Barron Park neighborhood's beloved and iconic donkeys, Miner Forty Niner, has died, according to his handlers....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Candi Campbell, on Oct 6, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 20 comments | 28825 Views

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Buyer Beware! Door to Door guys trying to sell AT&T U-verse

There are sales guys going door to door trying to sell you AT&T U-verse. They are not AT&T employees, they work for an...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by victim of AT&T door sales, on Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 pm | 26 comments | 28803 Views

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Times changed, Mervyns didn't, founder says

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Original post made on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Eleni, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:52 am | 25 comments | 28763 Views

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School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 28705 Views

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Fresh Market grocery store to close

Edgewood Plaza's Fresh Market grocery store in Palo Alto will close by March 31, the company announced on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 129 comments | 28569 Views

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House with hefty price tag could shatter new record

Palo Alto's real estate market could see a new record set with the sale of a house whose price tag is $96.8 million -- $66.8...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jul 7, 2018 at 12:28 am | 49 comments | 28544 Views
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