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Palo Alto neighborhoods

Each neighborhood has its own story

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse community, a mixture of high-tech and locally owned companies and more than 26,000 homes.

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Posted by Henry Zwang
a resident of another community
on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:57 pm

I am proud to be Al Pepper's cousin, also formally from Brooklyn, and I am now living in Los Angeles. I knew Al and his brothers (Herman and Ralph) and his sister (Ann) and being cousins we saw each other regularly in Brooklyn as kids and teen-agers until we all went our ways as adults. Bless you Al for being there when this great country needed you. I remember you vividly.
With much respect and love - your Cousin, Henry


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Posted by deedee
a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 18, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Thanks Reading Tree for all the books.

Vanier Elementary School

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Posted by Ralph Hansen
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Steve wrote an interesting piece BUT he only mentions Miller the first historian and Steiger the latest. There were a few more who contributed to the cause.


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Posted by Andrew Wolkstein, Col., retired
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:02 pm

Congratulations!
I would like to comment on Officer Green's Award, well deserved!.
I am honored to have known Officer Green prior to his moving to California.
DuJuan, is a brother of mine earned on the battlefield of Baghdad Iraq.
He deserves your praises, as I praised him and all the brothers and sisters who sacrificed for our freedom.
Thank you Officer DuJuan Green, well deserved!!


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