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Palo Alto to celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is tomorrow, April 22, and Palo Alto plans to mark the annual event with a range of environmentally focused activities...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Will-The-Craziness-Never-End?, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 3347 Views

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New classes, Jordan donation on school board agenda

New course offerings for next year, the proposed issuance of a facilities bond and a $250,000 donation to Jordan Middle School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by numbers game, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:19 am | 5 comments | 5808 Views

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Palo Alto planners to zoom in on Fry's site

It took more than seven years for Palo Alto to draw up a new vision for the neighborhoods around California Avenue, and about...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 26, 2014 at 11:45 am | 26 comments | 9326 Views

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Green ideas and inspiration

After restoring a Category I historical home in the University South neighborhood, the homeowners turned to the landscape....

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Colette Rudd, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views

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The ludicrous lingo of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

It was announced this Monday that "Silicon Valley," the Mike Judge-helmed HBO sitcom filmed in and around Palo Alto, has...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 26, 2014 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 7139 Views

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Pioneering portraits

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center is currently exhibiting photographs of Carleton Watkins, a 19th century landscape photographer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 3206 Views

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Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter

An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by nat, on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 6 comments | 2732 Views

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Alcohol, speed apparent factors in double-fatal crash in Menlo

Alcohol and speed appear to have played roles in a car crash that left two people dead, one of them from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 5 comments | 6998 Views

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Engelbart, Roberts named to Internet Hall of Fame

The Internet Society inducted (posthumously) former Atherton resident Doug Engelbart, credited with inventing the computer...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2014 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2718 Views

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Santa Clara County creates human-trafficking commission

Addressing a growing need to combat local human labor and sex trafficking, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 30, 2014 at 5:21 pm | 10 comments | 2627 Views

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It's live!

A mad scientist, a spooky castle, a hunchbacked assistant and a lumbering monster? Sounds like a recipe for a "Frankenstein"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on May 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

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Beyond the call

There is only so much time in a day. For many people, the clock hands spin away while they're on the job, doing chores and...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by William Byron Webster, on May 2, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 6362 Views

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New senior residences address Palo Alto's growing need

A new independent-living community for people aged 60 and older officially opened its doors on Thursday, May 1, offering...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by LN, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 34 comments | 8497 Views

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Most Palo Alto Shuttle stops don't accommodate elderly, disabled

Palo Alto residents are questioning the lack of benches at Palo Alto Shuttle stops, which they say discourages frail or disabled...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on May 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 17 comments | 12693 Views

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Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1929 Views

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Wake up, little SUSIE

Bill Frye, 96, may be in a wheelchair, but on April 22, he was still rotating his bike pedals through the Balinese forest....

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
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Fire destroys former city manager's home

The home of Palo Alto's former city manager, Frank Benest, was extensively damaged in a fire on Saturday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on May 6, 2014 at 11:39 am | 22 comments | 8191 Views

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ShopTalk: 520 Chef's Table, new Edgewood Plaza shops

The latest in Palo Alto retail news: a unique once-a-month dining experience, new tenants at the under-construction Edgewood...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jun 3, 2014 at 12:43 am | 8 comments | 4127 Views

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President Obama to visit the Bay Area

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 7, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 16 comments | 7493 Views

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Menlo College baseball players earn all-conference honors

==BI Oaks notes== James Threw and Daniel Comstock of Menlo College have been named to the 2014 All-NAIA West Group baseball...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by K Chandler, on May 7, 2014 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views
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