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Palo Alto temple holds annual Obon Festival this weekend

The Palo Alto Buddhist Temple will celebrate the Obon Festival for the 62nd time this weekend. Events begin Saturday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lovinobon, on Aug 5, 2012 at 4:31 am | 5 comments | 4382 Views

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Palo Alto police release sketch in juvenile-assisted burglaries

Palo Alto police have provided more details and released a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 3688 Views

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Memorial services Sunday for Daniel Schreiber

A memorial service will be held Sunday (Aug. 1) for Daniel Schreiber, 24, a former Palo Alto resident who died Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Another parent, on Jul 30, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

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Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert Markstein, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 13 comments | 4945 Views

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Former Palo Alto council members blast firefighters' measure, launch 'Safe Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's former elected leaders are joining the current City Council in opposing a ballot measure that would freeze staffing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by establishment-phobe, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 32 comments | 4338 Views

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Alma Street sidewalk/curb project starts Monday

A "concrete rehabilitation" project along Alma Street in south Palo Alto will begin Monday (Aug. 9), funded by a $209,000...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2314 Views

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Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to march in celebration of the decision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2716 Views

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Stanford School of Medicine turns to iPads

Incoming medical students at Stanford University will have fewer textbooks to carry this fall after the university distributes...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Julie B, on Aug 10, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 2842 Views

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Volunteer readers to be recognized Sunday

Actress and former schoolteacher Jane Seaman of Los Altos Hills has spent 15,000 hours -- or 1.7 years of her life -- reading...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by JoAnne, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 4465 Views

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North county Democratic headquarters to open

The Democratic Party will re-open north Santa Clara County campaign headquarters at 3898 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, with...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Vote Conservative, on Aug 17, 2010 at 7:45 am | 10 comments | 3360 Views

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Bay Area gasoline prices creeping up

A report released Tuesday (Aug. 10) by AAA Northern California shows that gas prices in the Bay Area and across the country...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 12 comments | 2388 Views

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City looks for ways to control goose population

Armed with mineral oil, noisemakers and border collies, parks and recreation officials in Palo Alto and other local cities...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 49 comments | 22552 Views

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Federal judge lifts stay on same-sex marriage

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 26 comments | 3223 Views

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Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 5307 Views

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Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2377 Views

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Shop Talk

OAXACAN KITCHEN CLOSING ... The popular Mexican eatery near California Avenue in Palo Alto is calling it quits. It was a...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 6 comments | 3697 Views

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Old Elephant Pharm becomes animal hospital

Adobe Animal Hospital is moving this weekend from First Street in downtown Los Altos to a 14,000-square-foot building on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 2957 Views

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South Palo Alto power outage muffles concert

A power outage Saturday night darkened a large area of south Palo Alto and temporarily silenced a summer Twilight Concert...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jerry Fletcher, on Aug 19, 2010 at 10:43 pm | 22 comments | 3502 Views

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Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3034 Views

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Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 8110 Views
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