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Today's events (April 23)

[http://tedxbayareaapril2013.eventbrite.com/ Technology: 'Face2Face' with Polyvore co-founder] Tedx Bay Area presents "Near...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ex Pat, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alex Romanovsky, on May 29, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 13250 Views

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Ringing in history: Historian collects bells of all sorts

Palo Alto Historian Steve Staiger clanged the old bell in his garden. He jerked the pull on a series of four mini bells that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by architect, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1835 Views

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Higher water use still a challenge for Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials had more reasons than usual to smile this Earth Day, with the city recently switching to carbon-free...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by JanN, on Apr 28, 2013 at 12:44 am | 39 comments | 5964 Views

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Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 144 comments | 11979 Views

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Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Charles Wibel, on Jan 18, 2016 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 18112 Views

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Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 4928 Views

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Abilities United rocks out at 50th anniversary

Dancing along with the jubilant Stanford Tree and the university's marching band, 300 people celebrated the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 2760 Views

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Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and PaloAltoOnline.com as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by FatCat, on May 1, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 11 comments | 4045 Views

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C is for Craft opens in downtown Palo Alto

Rita Whitney, a mother of one very active 2-and-a-half-year-old girl, always carries paper, crayons and other art supplies...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Annie, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 4640 Views

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Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 4941 Views

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May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 1860 Views

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Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 5217 Views

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Hopes rekindled for new police building in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's plan to build a new police headquarters at 3045 Park Blvd. roared back to life Tuesday afternoon when city officials...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 13, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 16 comments | 18926 Views

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Palo Alto to celebrate 'Bike to Work Day' Thursday

Members of Palo Alto's enthusiastic bicycle community are expected to put on their helmets, put away their car keys and come...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by good job, on May 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 1785 Views

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Buena Vista residents compensation plan released

Buena Vista Mobile Home Park homeowners would get a minimum of $31,000 for their mobile homes under the terms of a "resident...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by If it adds ABAG units, it will work, on May 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 66 comments | 4268 Views

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Real Estate Matters

Technology has really changed real estate. Back in the day, agents had phonebook-sized Multiple-Listing-Service (MLS) publications...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leslie, on May 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 1717 Views

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Palo Alto looks to snuff out smoking at parks, plazas

Smoking would become a forbidden activity at some of Palo Alto's most prominent outdoor spaces under a proposal the City...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on May 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 17 comments | 2185 Views

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Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1930 Views

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PG&E begins new project on Alma Street

Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Wednesday began replacing major valves on Alma Street between Colorado Avenue and the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 16, 2013 at 9:23 am | 9 comments | 1814 Views
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