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Stanford Collaborative Orchestra forgoes a conductor

Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a group of Stanford University undergraduates have formed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Anon E Mous, on Jul 2, 2015 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 5169 Views

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Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 2358 Views

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Garden Tips: Innovations for better gardens, happier people

In our gardens and in gardens worldwide, a renaissance is getting started and yet also being held back. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1952 Views

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How NOT to landscape

I used to hate my front yard. It was boring and scruffy, and it needed pizzazz. I spent months trying to figure out why my...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kazu, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 8699 Views

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Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 6, 2015 at 5:48 am | 5 comments | 3316 Views

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Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes

Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by Poster, on Aug 3, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 26 comments | 6132 Views

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Catering to the community

The founders of Ada's Cafe at Mitchell Park Community Center have created a nonprofit eatery that serves everyone. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Matta, on Jul 11, 2015 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2859 Views

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Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Dan Chavez, on Jul 10, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 33 comments | 5292 Views

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Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Chance, on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 3769 Views

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Bridge replacement could jam up Highway 101 this week

Drivers on U.S. Highway 101 can expect lane closures during the evening, night and early morning hours this week as the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Jul 7, 2015 at 8:26 pm | 14 comments | 7354 Views

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Elmo & the Old Quackers snags July Fourth Chili Cook-Off title

Elmo & the Old Quackers bested 15 returning teams and five new competitors to take the top prize of Best Overall in this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by ChrisC, on Jul 8, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 3 comments | 4232 Views

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HP's Bill Veghte to head SurveyMonkey

Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey has announced it is hiring former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive Bill Veghte as CEO, replacing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Worker, on Jul 8, 2015 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 3894 Views

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Woman booked for attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto

A woman who police said tried to rob a pedestrian at knifepoint in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday afternoon was arrested later...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 9, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 47 comments | 7200 Views

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Palo Alto's summer concert series kicks off tonight

Downtown Palo Alto's summer concert series will launch tonight, July 9, with a performance by Dutch Uncle, a Bay Area rock...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Like to bike, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 4556 Views

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Jeremy Lin leaves Lakers, signs with the NBA's Hornets

Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin has left the Los Angeles Lakers and signed a two-year, free-agent contract with the NBA's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by DubNation, on Jul 12, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 2749 Views

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Second prowling incident reported in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who was reportedly lurking outside a private residence early Tuesday morning, the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
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Common Ground Garden's Edible Garden Tour expands beyond Palo Alto

Common Ground Garden presents the 2015 Edible Garden Tour on Saturday, July 18. The event showcases 18 local gardens, such...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
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Menlo Park: Caltrain frees up tracks after train strikes crossing gate

Caltrain freed up both tracks in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. tonight after a disabled train caused significant delays during the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jul 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 4155 Views

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Committee to focus on vision for Palo Alto

They came to the Mitchell Park Library from different neighborhoods, backgrounds and ideological corners to work toward a...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Jul 17, 2015 at 11:24 am | 33 comments | 4506 Views

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Housing would replace AAA office downtown

A squat office building on a leafy Forest Avenue block would make way for two multi-story residential buildings under a proposal...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 22 comments | 4996 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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