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And now for something completely different

Baume could be the soul of a new cuisine. Or it could be just another once-pretty face on a high-turnover restaurant corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by obesity, on May 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 3563 Views

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Menlo-Palo Alto boys meet in CCS tennis semifinals

The Menlo School boys' tennis program has achieved an unbeaten record only once in school history. That was the 1999 team...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by , on May 17, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 3068 Views

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Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 2160 Views

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Dreamy finish for Menlo in CCS tennis title match

Most high school athletes at one point probably dream of hitting that game-winning homer, or scoring that game-winning touchdown...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by menlo fan, on May 17, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 2123 Views

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Bike racers pass through San Mateo County today

Parts of state Highway 1 in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay will be closed briefly today while the 2010 Amgen Tour of California...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views

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Court issues injunction against pesticide use

A federal injunction affecting eight Bay Area counties will temporarily halt the use of using 75 pesticides in and adjacent...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 3464 Views

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Surprise: Tesla, Toyota to build an electric car

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a surprise announcement today that Palo Alto-based electric car company Tesla, Inc., and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tax subsidy for wealthy buyers, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:05 am | 13 comments | 3329 Views

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Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2594 Views

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Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named on Wednesday to the National Trust for Historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everything is historic, on May 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2058 Views

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100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2564 Views

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Nixon School celebrates 'International Night' Friday

Students and parents at Nixon Elementary School celebrated an "International Night" Friday to share students' varied national...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 2238 Views

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Seat-belt crackdown begins -- with bigger fines

A "no warnings" crackdown on motorists who flout the seat-belt law began today (Monday, May 24) and violators will face increased...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on May 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2101 Views

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Car almost hits woman, son at Palo Alto bus stop

A woman and her son sitting on a bus-stop bench awaiting a bus almost became victims of an out-of-control vehicle -- except...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by P.A Fireman, on May 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 39 comments | 3035 Views

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New fees ahead for Palo Alto Children's Theatre?

Palo Alto's young actors could soon face fees ranging from $50 to $300 to participate in plays at the Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 56 comments | 4360 Views

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Heavy pedal

A bicyclist rides on the pedestrian and bike path alongside Adobe Creek under Highway 101 Wednesday (May 26). The path will...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by bicycle commuter, on May 28, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2068 Views

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Expert says Officer May didn't use excessive force

East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May did not use excessive force when he struck fleeing suspect Alberto Alvarez with...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jessy, on May 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2304 Views

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Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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Major new buildings at Paly, JLS get thumbs up

School board members Tuesday night applauded plans for a new, 600-seat theater at Palo Alto High School, saying their earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by theatre fan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2487 Views

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Palo Alto VA director recognized by president

Lisa Freeman, director of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, has received a top presidential award for her work. Freeman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:42 am | 4 comments | 2854 Views
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Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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