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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 | 6130 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 | 4550 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
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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 | 3920 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 | 1872 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 | 4207 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 | 2584 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. 1181 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 | 6113 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
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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 | 24305 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 | 7555 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 | 11420 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 | 1574 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 | 8494 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 | 7681 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 | 5132 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 | 8397 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 | 22010 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 | 2355 Views
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