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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 | 24810 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 | 7948 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 | 12368 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 | 1900 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 Barbara, on Nov 17, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 15 comments | 9290 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 | 8743 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 | 5581 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 | 8846 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 | 22557 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 | 2694 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 | 4033 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 | 3711 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 | 3568 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 | 3534 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
There are no comments yet. 6885 Views

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Atherton community rebuilds plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by BIG-MISTAKE, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 11659 Views

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Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ed Keyani, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 44684 Views

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California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jan 23, 2015 at 1:12 am | 43 comments | 8363 Views

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Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' cases

Four people who testified in cases relating to the San Mateo County District Attorney Office's "Operation Sunny Day" case,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 6449 Views

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The next generation

Mandarin Roots, the revamped version of Palo Alto's longtime Chinese standby Hunan Garden, is fresh, contemporary and inviting....

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 20, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 3043 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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