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Veterans recall lasting effects of war

This Memorial Day, veterans throughout the Peninsula will pause to reflect on their experiences serving the United States....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by the flag, on May 30, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 3003 Views

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Midtown

Nearly 20 years ago, Midtown resident Sylvia Gartner went to a city council meeting, waved a paper bag and said, "If I can't...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

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Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 2349 Views

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2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2543 Views

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Gunn seniors throw their stress to the wind

Gunn High School seniors threw their academic stress to the wind Friday in the school's annual Paper Toss. Senior Class...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason Strober, on Jun 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 2160 Views

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There really are dangers from wireless emissions

In his recent guest opinion, Leon Beauchman, director of a wireless initiative, assures us that wireless emissions are safe...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jay Chesavage, on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 2298 Views

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Egrets and herons, oh my!

They're large and white with spectacular plumage pompadours and they make otherworldly sounds like ET. Snowy egrets are flocking...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by very1silent, on Jun 7, 2011 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3440 Views

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High-end purse thieves pepper spray security

Two burly men with a taste for Diane von Furstenberg handbags snatched 13 of the designer purses Saturday (June 4) and ran...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1731 Views

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Palo Alto History Museum permit challenged

A founding member of a Palo Alto group dedicated to preserving the city's history has filed an appeal of a permit to build...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katie Christman, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 24 comments | 4070 Views

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Palo Alto seeks tougher tobacco laws

Smoking is hardly a burning issue in Palo Alto, but those who make it their vice of choice could soon encounter new pressures...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by DemVsGop, on Jun 11, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 30 comments | 3108 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Ed Weiss

Ed Weiss, M.D., has been a pioneering practitioner of acupuncture in Palo Alto for more than 35 years. In his video, he shares...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 11, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 4919 Views

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Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 2354 Views

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Solve poverty, global warming with science, grads told

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Sunday urged Stanford University graduates to use "the best tools and most advanced knowledge"...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3923 Views

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New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 2768 Views

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Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 2498 Views

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Alma Plaza construction gets underway

Alma Plaza, a south Palo Alto development that earned the City Council's approval more than two years ago, hit a milestone...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 85 comments | 5165 Views

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Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 2432 Views

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Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2166 Views

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New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 2118 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21488 posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 2:22...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
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