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Two men arrested in connection with Palo Alto, Menlo Park burglaries

Two Redwood City men were arrested Friday, April 11, after allegedly committing multiple burglaries on the Peninsula, police...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Gethin, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3178 Views

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Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 7476 Views

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Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 7312 Views

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Feature story: South Court's 'gadget guy'

It was a warm fall evening on the Stanford University campus several years ago and students were celebrating the Full Moon...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle , on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

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New trails spell bright future for Palo Alto runners

Palo Alto may be in the midst of turning itself into a bicycling mecca -- an effort that continues to accelerate thanks to...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 8830 Views

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ShopTalk: Sports Gallery and The Annex close, Grocery Outlet thriving

Palo Alto's latest retail shutterings include The Annex of University Art and Sports Gallery downtown, as well as Coldwater...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Diana W. Chen, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 12 comments | 8557 Views

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Local marathoners reflect on what makes them run

Nine local runners reflect on why, time and time again, they push their bodies to run 26.2 miles in a race that is the ultimate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Yupp, on Apr 21, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 4731 Views

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Barron Park residents build mini-farms in backyards

There's a growing network of Barron Park neighbors who are, in their own way, bringing back the farmland that once covered...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Susan Stansbury, on Apr 29, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 13 comments | 10035 Views

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Make way for 3-D 'selfies'

At first glance the tiny figurines lined up at Palo Alto's Artec studio appear like colored toy soldiers. But the subjects...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Stupid is as stupid does, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 3428 Views

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Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by mario alberto munguia, on Apr 26, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 6 comments | 3872 Views

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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 | 3452 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 | 5964 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 | 9493 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 | 1656 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 | 7467 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 | 3283 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 | 2820 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 | 7091 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 | 2809 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 | 2739 Views
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