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Burglars hit Palo Alto nonprofit

A Palo Alto nonprofit group that serves people with disabilities was hit by burglars over the weekend, according to Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Green, on Apr 7, 2016 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 3173 Views

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Man dies in hit-and-run rollover collision

A 58-year-old New Hampshire man is dead after a hit-and-run, rollover collision Wednesday on northbound U.S. 101 just south...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Huge Local Problem, on Apr 8, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 14 comments | 3375 Views

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Community Notebook: Eight Palo Alto companies recognized for green efforts

Eight Palo Alto businesses will receive the 4th annual Mayor's Green Business Leader Award for their efforts in improving...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Please correct, on Apr 7, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

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Campaigning for the Capitol

The eight candidates for California Assembly District 24 come from different cities, professions and philosophical positions,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Apr 25, 2016 at 10:27 am | 6 comments | 6084 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>DO ONE THING IN APRIL ... </B>April is a great month to replenish your emergency food supply, according to the <B>Midtown...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 764 Views

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Garden Tips: The need for design

How do we come up with design ideas? All gardens but those tied by history or notable designers face re-design at some point....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jessyca Frederick, on Apr 10, 2016 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

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Toy storage

It can be thrilling for children to receive toys on birthdays or special occasions, but what happens when the toys start...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2766 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>SEEING THE LIGHT ... </B>It's not always easy for visitors and commuters to downtown Palo Alto to figure out what to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Apr 9, 2016 at 3:48 am | 2 comments | 321 Views

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Housing plan for Maybell site wins neighborhood support

Three years after residents rose up to oppose and, ultimately, defeat a proposed housing development on Maybell Avenue, some...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 44 comments | 4764 Views

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The benefits of bugs

While "benefits" and "bugs" seem like antonyms, certain insects actually help organic gardens be healthier. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2428 Views

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Home Front

<B><B>GAMBOL ON THE GARDEN TOUR</B><B> . . . </B>Palo Alto's <B>Gamble Garden</B> will have its annual Spring Garden Tour...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1709 Views

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More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Palo Alto's and other homeless Santa Clara County residents are getting older, as more seniors are becoming...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2016
Last comment by Don't be a loud hypocrite, on Apr 21, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 13 comments | 2904 Views

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A bawdy swashbuckler

TheatreWorks brings us the regional premiere of a new translation of Edmond Rostand's classic play, "Cyrano," breathing fresh...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by Bob March, on Apr 21, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1814 Views

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Racist, pro-Trump graffiti found at Palo Alto High School

The Palo Alto High School administration and Palo Alto Police Department are investigating racist and pro-Donald Trump graffiti...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 4701 Views

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Stanford students, faculty, alumni call for new sexual-assault survey

A growing chorus of students, faculty and now alumni are calling on Stanford University to issue a new climate survey to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Wassup, Doc?, on May 9, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 5696 Views

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Palo Alto adopts new carbon-cutting target

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed their vows to their native planet when they...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 36 comments | 2406 Views

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Neighborhood feathers are ruffling over Cuckoo's Nest Club

Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents living near San Francisquito Creek say a proposed bar at an exclusive club for Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop By?, on Apr 22, 2016 at 4:31 pm | 28 comments | 5444 Views

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Obstacles hamper plans for Matadero Creek bikeway

A divisive proposal to create a bike-friendly "greenway" along Palo Alto's Matadero Creek hit a series of speed bumps last...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 28 comments | 3085 Views

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Everyone's garden

On a recent Wednesday morning, Karen Harwell's ducks, Pitter and Peep, nibbled contentedly at insects and tiny leaves in...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sue , on May 13, 2016 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 4125 Views

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Living on the outside

While their East Coast roots drew them to the traditional Old Palo Alto home in 2003, Rebecca and Marc Friend knew from the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
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