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Celebrating small

Sunset Magazine's annual Celebration Weekend will kick off May 31, with festivities running through the following day, when...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 28, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2980 Views

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ValleyCare to merge with Stanford Hospital & Clinics

ValleyCare Health System today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to affiliate with Stanford Hospital...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Not again, on May 30, 2014 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 4701 Views

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Money down the drain

Bills come in the mail nearly everyday, though occasionally, one contains a surprise: a charge for water you did not think...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
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June 3 election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by aa, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 3625 Views

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Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 3159 Views

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Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 3008 Views

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Palestinian boy walks for first time after treatment at Lucile Packard

Six-year-old Hadi Abukhadra is able to walk for the first time in his life, thanks to surgery and rehabilitation at Lucile...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 5, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 5762 Views

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Hotel-tax bump a tough sell with the Chamber

Polls suggest that most Palo Alto voters will probably support a November measure to raise the city's hotel-tax rate to pay...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by observer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 18 comments | 3356 Views

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Palo Alto treads cautiously on housing policies

Facing a state mandate to plan for more housing, Palo Alto officials adopted this week a strategy for meeting the requirement...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by paloaltonative, on Jun 11, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 3176 Views

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Shop Talk

Monique's Chocolates to close, bees invade the Chocolate Garage and three new clothing boutiques at Town & Country Village...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 11 comments | 49159 Views

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Fairmeadow

Navigating through the endless sea of homes in suburban Palo Alto, one neighborhood stands out from the rest. The Fairmeadow...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 21, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 5030 Views

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Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 2860 Views

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Palo Alto Humane Society eyes new animal shelter

After two years of uncertainty and a brush with closure, Palo Alto's aged animal shelter could undergo a radical expansion...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:41 am | 23 comments | 7422 Views

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Tesla to open source all its patents

In a bid to advance electric-vehicle technology, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is in effect open-sourcing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Truthfully, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 9 comments | 3449 Views

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Eat, stroll, repeat

Dishcrawl -- a Bay Area company that brings foodies on tours of unique neighborhood eateries -- came to sleepy California...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2940 Views

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Stanford commencement open to the public Sunday

Husband and wife philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates will speak at Stanford University Commencement Sunday, June 15. The...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Jun 15, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 3718 Views

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Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

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World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 2794 Views

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Palo Alto World Music Day sees big crowd, diverse music

The city's annual World Music Day festival, with a wide variety of music from around the world, drew people from all over...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jun 19, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 11 comments | 5416 Views

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Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2512 Views
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