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Down the rabbit hole

Doors that open to alternate universes. People who speak in confounding riddles, and a queen whose whims can be deadly. Sound...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 231 Views

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East Palo Alto girl sues former social worker for alleged molestation

A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting East Palo Alto girls to which...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Jun 21, 2015 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2606 Views

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Pear Theatre announces new home

After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kathy H, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views

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Plan to fix Page Mill Road takes another twist

A proposal by Santa Clara County to add two driving lanes on a congested segment of Page Mill Road hit a speedbump in Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 72 comments | 6003 Views

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Festivities for the Fourth

Fireworks, a chili cook-off and parades are among the celebrations planned for Independence Day along the Peninsula this...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Parade, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 6 comments | 4475 Views

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Shop Talk: 520 Chef's Table now more affordable

Chef Clive Berkman of Garden Court Hotel has decided to offer his monthly, gourmet, multi-course meal for half the previous...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2015
Last comment by the Dining Dime, on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 3399 Views

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Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group of Stanford University undergraduates have formed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anon E Mous, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2349 Views

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Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1528 Views

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Garden Tips: Innovations for better gardens, happier people

In our gardens and in gardens worldwide, a renaissance is getting started and yet also being held back. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
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How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 5351 Views

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Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 6, 2015 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 1716 Views

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Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 22 comments | 3794 Views

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Catering to the community

The founders of Ada's Cafe at Mitchell Park Community Center have created a nonprofit eatery that serves everyone. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Matta, on Jul 11, 2015 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 1685 Views

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Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dan Chavez, on Jul 10, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 33 comments | 3625 Views

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Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Chance, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2816 Views

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Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week

Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 5693 Views

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Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title

Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jul 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 2533 Views

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HP's Bill Veghte to head SurveyMonkey

Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has announced it is hiring former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Bill Veghte as CEO, replacing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, on Jul 8, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2442 Views

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Woman booked for attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto

A woman who police said tried to rob a pedestrian at knifepoint in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon was arrested later...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 47 comments | 5429 Views

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Palo Alto's summer concert series kicks off tonight

Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series will launch tonight, July 9, with a performance by Dutch Uncle, a Bay Area rock...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Like to bike, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2600 Views
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