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Electrically eclectic Eichlers

Often described as "having character" or "being interesting," old homes can just as often be described as "challenging" --...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2014
Last comment by Yuckola, on Feb 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 5888 Views

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Palo Alto launches 'apps challenge,' deadline Feb. 28

Calling all geniuses and creative types. The City of Palo Alto is looking for someone to create software applications to...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 2957 Views

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Seeking tales from the old Paly gym

The Palo Alto Weekly is preparing a retrospective on Palo Alto High School's 85-year-old gym, slated for demolition this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto theme song, on Mar 26, 2016 at 3:24 pm | 21 comments | 20151 Views

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Clinical trials: To participate or not?

Advances in medical care are dependent on the results of clinical trials. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2006/11/08/clinical-trials-to-participa...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by trial participant, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 1179 Views

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Woodside singer/songwriter makes Hunger Games track

Megan Keely, a Woodside landscape architect who grew up in Ladera, wrote a song that made it onto the Hunger Games movie...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 25, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2383 Views

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Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1696 Views

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East Palo Alto prepares for storm

The City of East Palo Alto is preparing for two rain storms anticipated to hit the Bay Area this week, hoping to avoid any...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2645 Views

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Stanford panel lays out drought-survival strategies

As the state's drought deepens, Stanford University's water conservation efforts and strategies for expanding water resources...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by resient 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 5301 Views

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Editorial: Reining in the Cubberley lease

Having previously criticized the City Council for not recognizing the importance of providing the public with an opportunity...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 1, 2014 at 8:09 pm | 11 comments | 5923 Views

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The coffee-beer buzz

The romantic adage "we go together like peanut butter and jelly" should be amended to "we go together like coffee and beer." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Belgian Mare, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 8471 Views

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Palo Alto man dies from swine flu

A 58-year-old Palo Alto man has died after contracting the H1N1 influenza virus, and his family became seriously ill. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by My Take, on Mar 13, 2014 at 9:15 am | 33 comments | 20424 Views

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Greenmeadow scholarship fund marks 50 years

When Palo Alto talks about valuing its youth, it can look to the Greenmeadow Community Association for inspiration. Now in...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
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Stanford must allow access for endangered species inspection

A federal judge has ruled that despite drought conditions -- or perhaps because of them -- Stanford University must allow...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Former employee, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 3911 Views

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Women's shelter closes, quickly reopens as rains move in

A new women's homeless shelter that successfully opened on Jan. 26 at a Palo Alto church abruptly closed on Thursday after...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 31, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 50 comments | 5780 Views

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Police arrest man downtown for indecent exposure

Police arrested a man who was masturbating a few feet away from a young woman sitting in a parked car inside a downtown parking...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 14 comments | 3485 Views

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Death of police veteran will not halt planned celebration of his life

Dennis Neverve, whose career in the Palo Alto Police Department spanned more than 46 years and included more than 100 commendations,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 7, 2014 at 9:59 am | 11 comments | 5673 Views

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Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase

Seeking to solve the city's once insurmountable infrastructure problem, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to put on the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shell Game, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 15 comments | 8457 Views

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Water board deals a blow to flood-control effort

An long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:41 am | 66 comments | 18361 Views

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Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1967 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by marche, on Mar 7, 2014 at 10:51 am | 23 comments | 5394 Views
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