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From English learner to master teacher

When he arrived at Gunn High School as a 14-year-old newcomer in 1995, Ronen Habib spoke so little English he was placed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
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A recipe for green living

Futuristic design reuses many original materials Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18445...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by David Waldorf, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 3313 Views

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Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by maury, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 9 comments | 2677 Views

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Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 2994 Views

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Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 18, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 42 comments | 18407 Views

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Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3101 Views

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Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 2890 Views

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Matadero Creek dry-out puzzles residents

For years, Matadero Creek in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood flowed year round. But on June 27, the water level dropped...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3928 Views

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Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 3133 Views

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Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Whew!!, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 2922 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>WHAT'S IN A NAME? ... </B>The <B>Main Library</B> in Palo Alto will undergo a metamorphosis in the next few years when...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 4112 Views

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Sen. Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will return to his district to hold public office hours at the downtown farmers market...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Janz, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 2784 Views

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Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by BP Observer, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 24 comments | 7678 Views

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Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 2636 Views

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Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 2230 Views

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Mountain View man makes 600th blood donation

A 75-year-old Mountain View man hit a personal milestone when he made his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 2368 Views

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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 16479 Views

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Festival of the Arts comes to downtown

The Festival of the Arts is returning to downtown Palo Alto this weekend for its 31st year and is expected to bring more...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2012 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 2640 Views

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Editorial: Errors exacerbated mosquito problem

Demonstrating that one never knows where danger lurks, an unprecedented mosquito infestation suddenly erupted across areas...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33 am | 21 comments | 5142 Views

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Clear Story no more

An art installation in King Plaza in front of the Palo Alto City Hall was being dismantled Thursday. "Clear Story" by Mildred...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 2732 Views
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