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An eye on the world we live in

Photographer Barbara Boissevain lives with her family in a house bright with natural light. It's a contemporary space with...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by californiaperulive, on Jan 17, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 3715 Views

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Soul Brothers Motorcycle Club holds toy drive

A toy drive, Christmas tree and bicycle giveaway is being sponsored all day Saturday in East Palo Alto by the Soul Brothers...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by Andre Willis, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 9 comments | 6734 Views

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Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hope it fails, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 2941 Views

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Palo Alto begins work on new recreation plan

Palo Alto officials have just begun work on an ambitious plan that could deeply affect the city's recreational offerings...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jeb, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 68 comments | 4336 Views

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Take a stroll down Christmas Tree Lane

For more than 60 years, residents on Fulton Street in Palo Alto have decorated their homes for the holidays. Colorful lights...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 26, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 2833 Views

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Magical moments of 2008

Events near — elections, graduation — and far — an earthquake in China — impacted Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by rhody, on Dec 26, 2008 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2513 Views

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Our Town: A sense of place

Back in the early 1930s, an elderly white-haired man with a long, flowing white beard "like Santa Claus," used to sit on...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by William Warrior, on Dec 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2750 Views

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Yoko Ono to speak at Stanford in January

Yoko Ono, the widow of musician John Lennon, will speak at Stanford University on Jan. 14 in an event open to Stanford students,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Celia Boyle, on Jan 6, 2009 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 2563 Views

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Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 2849 Views

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Postal clerk to retire after 56 years of service

Austin Barber, 80, will sort his last piece of mail on Friday, Jan. 2, at the main Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by just a clerk, on Jan 3, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 3119 Views

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Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 2087 Views

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Bike sales cruising despite recession

At a time when doom-and-gloom reports on retail sales are making headline news, the fortunes of some local bike shops continue...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Bond, Kim, on Sep 6, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 3072 Views

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Woman killed by Caltrain is identified

The woman killed by a Caltrain in Mountain View Wednesday evening has been identified by the Santa Clara County Coroner's...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

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Moods in motion

Three dancers sit with their backs to the audience. They all cast long looks over their shoulders, then gradually turn away. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dr. C L Macklin, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:43 pm | 2 comments | 3075 Views

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Palo Alto first in state for 'advanced degrees'

Palo Alto has more adults with advanced educational degrees than any other community its size in California, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 10 comments | 3104 Views

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EPA police chief to meet with community

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis will have his first "Chat with the Chief" meeting with the community at 6 p.m. next...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Yes, he is really good PR guy, on Jan 8, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 2388 Views

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Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

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Public hearing Thursday on Oregon Expressway plans

A public hearing Thursday will examine revised draft plans for $2.5 billion in improvements on eight county expressways,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 2816 Views

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Stanford plans 10 percent budget cut this year

Declines in returns on its endowment, in gifts and research funding all has Stanford University preparing for a 10 percent...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by S Miller, on Feb 13, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 9 comments | 2668 Views

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Stanford to install emergency warning sirens

Stanford University is preparing to install sirens that would be activated in case of a campus emergency. Three sirens will...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by kingsley, on Mar 30, 2009 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 2907 Views
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