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HP Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns for health reasons

Hewlett-Packard Co. board chairman Ralph Whitworth is resigning July 16 for health reasons, the Palo Alto company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Well, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:27 am | 3 comments | 8215 Views

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Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by tragic, on Jul 27, 2014 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 6070 Views

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Ten local chefs to share tips at Menlo Park street fair

Ten local chefs will offer cooking tips at the 28th annual Connoisseur's Marketplace, the downtown street festival in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 2051 Views

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HP CEO Meg Whitman named board chair

Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman will add "chairman of the board of directors" to her title, the company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 3613 Views

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ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:35 am | 24 comments | 12787 Views

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Dean of Grace Cathedral to join Stanford

The dean of San Francisco's Episcopal Grace Cathedral will become Stanford University's new dean for religious life, the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 22, 2014 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2775 Views

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President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:36 pm | 18 comments | 9049 Views

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Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 2651 Views

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Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 43 comments | 5820 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>NEXT STOP, PULITZER ...</B> Local high school journalism programs cleaned up at this year's <B>San Francisco Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 47 comments | 5730 Views

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Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has acquired three significant gifts of American art, securing a solid place in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 4247 Views

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Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

A man who was killed in a triple shooting in East Palo Alto has been identified as Mychael Edward Tillman, 31, of Hayward,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3846 Views

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Claude Ezran withdraws from Palo Alto's council race

Claude Ezran, an early entrant to Palo Alto's suddenly crowded City Council race, said Tuesday that he has decided not to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Helene, on Aug 2, 2014 at 12:57 am | 10 comments | 3557 Views

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Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 1679 Views

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Palo Alto's rule changes for new El Camino buildings met with skepticism

After faltering in their first effort to promote wider sidewalks on El Camino Real, Palo Alto officials did little better...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Q, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 3850 Views

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A whale of a show

For any fan of the great, late director and playwright Orson Welles or for those who are only familiar with his films, Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 2, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 858 Views

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Neighbors on Eichler block won't appeal new house

Despite major reservations about a new two-story home that will soon go up on their Eichler-style block, residents of Richardson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 27, 2015 at 11:24 am | 34 comments | 5587 Views
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