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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 | 3881 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 | 2228 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. 890 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 | 5634 Views

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Student loan Q&A

Q: Is the student-loan bubble similar to the housing bubble of 2008? Will it burst? Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/09/20/student-loan-qa...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 846 Views

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Members of Page Mill YMCA look to city for help

Calling the proposed closure of the Page Mill YMCA a colossal loss for the Palo Alto community, patrons of the gym on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sea=Seelam, on Aug 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 78 comments | 23937 Views

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Foothills Park hiker falls, is rescued via helicopter

A 70-year-old man fell down a steep embankment while hiking in Foothills Park Tuesday morning, sustaining injuries to his...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Booboo, on Aug 6, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 18 comments | 7210 Views

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Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by I Dont Check Back, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:05 am | 40 comments | 10643 Views

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Old Palo Alto

Blossoming magnolia trees grace the streets, offering sweet fragrances in early spring. An abundance of multi-colored azaleas,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Charters, on Aug 7, 2014 at 4:37 am | 1 comment | 1343 Views

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A place to be

Just a few blocks away from the bustle of downtown Palo Alto, there is a house whose old-fashioned style, blue hues and slender...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Sara Taylor, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 14 comments | 7898 Views

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Teens should be able to learn from mistakes, new Gunn principal says

As a chemistry teacher in suburban Chicago, Denise Herrmann teamed up with a biology teacher to create a project-based curriculum...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by feedback, on Aug 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 48 comments | 7119 Views

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Where everybody knows your name

For 50 years residents of Jackson Drive have organized a block party that includes not just old timers and new neighbors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 4810 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager leaving for Half Moon Bay post

Beleaguered East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has found a new job in Half Moon Bay, the city has announced. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 8074 Views

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From barnyard to butcher shop

Newly opened butcher shop Belcampo Meat Co.'s claim to fame in an industry where the phrase "farm to table" has almost lost...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Heard the one about...., on Aug 11, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 7 comments | 21550 Views

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Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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California Avenue work prompts road closures this week

A segment of California Avenue will be closed to eastbound traffic between Tuesday and Thursday as work crews reconstruct...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by barking mad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:58 pm | 14 comments | 3341 Views

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Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by cindy mason, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 2541 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: 101 bike bridge, JJ&F replacement, school board retreat

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/08/08/public-agenda-101-bike-bridge-jjf-replacement-school-board-retreat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by bike bridge, on Aug 12, 2014 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 2870 Views

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Neighborhood profile: Greendell

Nuzzled against San Antonio Avenue in the southern outskirts of Palo Alto sleeps Greendell, a placid neighborhood of ranch-style...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 14, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2724 Views

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Arrow dynamic

Intensity in his eyes, Alan Eagleton pulled the bowstring to his cheek and focused on a paper target dozens of yards below....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
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