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Holiday Fund: Finding a voice through film

New Voices for Youth teaches groups of 10 to 12 students each year how to create a short documentary film, from start to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 6398 Views

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East Palo Alto council seat eyed by 16 applicants

Sixteen people have applied to fill the seat of former East Palo Alto Vice Mayor David Woods, who resigned in October, halfway...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by same old, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 10 comments | 4380 Views

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City to review proposed redevelopment of old Facebook site

Palo Alto's Architectural Review Board on Thursday will conduct a preliminary review of an application to redevelop the former...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Freddie P, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:33 am | 10 comments | 7260 Views

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Fire Department helps capture alleged Black Friday wallet thief

An ambulance crew with the Palo Alto Fire Department, flagged down by witnesses of a wallet theft at a downtown restaurant,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 7307 Views

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Books: Life after the dot-com bust

Taking a turn from covering the arts, the Weekly's A&E editor publishes a novel about a down-on-her-luck cops reporter. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 2284 Views

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Paleo for Palo Alto

Food without grains and sugar: Is it palatable? Palo Alto's Michelle Tam and Henry Fong say they can prove it with their...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Caveat Emptor, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 12211 Views

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Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 4796 Views

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Driving still most common commute mode to work, shop

Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Like being safe, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:37 am | 6 comments | 4371 Views

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Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 5130 Views

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Woodside Neighborhoods

For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Shoulda moved there, on Dec 13, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 644 Views

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On Deadline: Is there a 'simple solution' to parking overflow from commercial areas?

Opposition has surfaced to a Residential Parking Permit (RPP) program for Palo Alto neighborhoods hit by overflow parking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Council and developers, on Dec 13, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 2549 Views

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Stanford is set to host numerous NCAA championships

Stanford has been named as the host site for the 2015 NCAA Championship in men's volleyball and women's water polo. The school...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2638 Views

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Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 4503 Views

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A call for face time

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 1717 Views

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City looks to protect merchants during construction

With California Avenue's long-awaited renovation set to begin in about a month, city officials are considering ways to support...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:12 am | 30 comments | 9351 Views

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Car-camping ban suspended for a year

Faced with citizen anxieties, threatened lawsuits and a pending court case in southern California, Palo Alto officials agreed...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wrong again, craig, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 41 comments | 5034 Views

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Palo Alto Rooster network aims to foster neighborliness

In many ways, technology has erased the proverbial world in which if a person ran out of sugar, he or she would go next door...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aaron, on Dec 20, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 9 comments | 10580 Views

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Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Shut It, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 45 comments | 9970 Views

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Palo Alto in no hurry to recoup Maybell loan

Palo Alto's plan to bring an affordable-housing complex to a Maybell Avenue orchard may have dissolved on Election Day, but...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 21, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 3692 Views

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University Art moving to Redwood City

Palo Alto's high rents and impossible land prices are causing another longtime retailer to leave the city. This time, it...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sad but realistic, on Apr 21, 2014 at 9:35 am | 88 comments | 36239 Views
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