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Rob de Geus tapped to lead Community Services Department

Palo Alto didn't have to look long or far to find a new leader for its busy Community Services Department. Rob de Geus, a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Misha, on Jan 29, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2541 Views

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Creating a community for Nordic startups

Nordic Innovation House started out as a Norwegian initiative in October 2011, with an office in San Francisco to help startups...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Great, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 8440 Views

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Keeping the home fires burning

Bay Area temperatures dipped below freezing on New Year's Day and remained frigid during the first week of the year, which...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 1, 2015 at 10:03 am | 8 comments | 2966 Views

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Carl Djerassi, 'father of the pill,' dead at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by AlexDelarge, on Feb 1, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 4575 Views

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Pacific Art League director Seth Schalet resigns

The director of the Pacific Art League, Seth Schalet, has announced his resignation, and has accepted a leadership role with...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Former PAL member, on Feb 3, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2846 Views

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A giant leap for humankind

This weekend, the curtains rise on "HumanKIND," a dance production put on by the students of Castilleja School. The show...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Esmi Pena , on Feb 8, 2015 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 2809 Views

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A singing tradition

It's a Friday evening on the Stanford campus, and as the sun sinks behind the Dish, the members of one student choral ensemble...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Feb 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6681 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 8083 Views

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Police release video on unsolved 2001 homicide

Maria Ann Hsaio's death has haunted Lt. Zach Perron for more than 13 years, and now the Palo Alto Police Department has produced...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Cal, on Feb 14, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 4907 Views

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Palo Alto airport supplier to warn of lead emissions

Residents and businesses near the Palo Alto Municipal Airport should be getting notifications about the use of leaded aviation...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by ThirdThatMotion!, on Feb 21, 2015 at 11:55 pm | 38 comments | 5514 Views

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College Terrace association faces uncertain future

The College Terrace Residents Association, one of the most visible and effective neighborhood groups in Palo Alto, is facing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 39 comments | 6125 Views

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Judge removed from 'Sunny Day' gang case

A judge in one of the "Sunny Day" gang cases was disqualified on Friday after an attorney for one of the defendants raised...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3389 Views

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Yoga for every body

At 77 years old, yoga instructor Lily Anne Hillis is devoted to making yoga work for everyone, no matter their physical limitations....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Carlab, on Feb 13, 2015 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

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Interpretation of exemptions trips up school parcel tax

In response to a reversal by Santa Clara County Counsel on its interpretation of a legal statute regarding parcel-tax exemptions...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 28, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 31 comments | 4862 Views

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Shop Talk: The Menu closes, BHuman to open

Organic Indian restaurant The Menu shutters, Vintage Empire thrives in Mountain View and unusual new business BHuman heats...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4796 Views

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Filoli volunteers upset over agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 29 comments | 7945 Views

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Architecture board member resigns after clay pot dispute

The video footage is both clear and ambiguous: A woman slowly walks up to the front porch of a neighbor's house, looks around,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Alphonso, on Feb 22, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 75 comments | 17827 Views

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Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location

In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Midtown, on Aug 5, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 8467 Views

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President of Filoli volunteers explains origins of controversial agreement

Heidi Brown, president of Filoli's volunteer group, Friends of Filoli, said the volunteer agreement that has caused so much...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kookie, on Feb 23, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 3961 Views

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Update: Missing Palo Alto woman found safe

The Palo Alto woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing earlier Monday was found safe at N. California...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 24, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 3543 Views
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