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Giant sculpture to get its own park in Palo Alto

A huge modern, bent-steel sculpture at San Antonio Road and Alma Street will be moved two blocks to its own "pocket park,"...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Gus L., on Apr 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

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Comcast digital switchover/Expanded Basic

I've been getting conflicting information and haven't gotten the Comcast box yet for the switch, which I'm told by a Comcast...

Original post made by nat on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on May 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3263 Views

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Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2586 Views

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Maybe A Silly Question ... Embarcadero & Alma Underpass

I used to walk under the Alma/Embarcadero underpass to go to high school when I was a kid. I always thought the massive...

Original post made by Bruce on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 25, 2009 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 2110 Views

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how pure is palo alto tap water?

Is there anyplace I can see an analysis of our tap water? Is it worth it or recommended to buy one of those water filter...

Original post made by water drinker on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by thirsty, on May 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 2996 Views

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Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1789 Views

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The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2389 Views

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Firefighters contain five-alarm Menlo Park blaze

Firefighters battled a five-alarm fire Thursday night at a structure containing three townhouses at 15 Susan Gale Court in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve B., on Jul 17, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views

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Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by HP address, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 3161 Views

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Online editors: Can you send me a copy of the post of mine you deleted so I can learn?

RE: The thread on the passing of Cronkite.."Most trusted man".. You deleted a commment of mine in line with several others...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 1815 Views

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scars on the hills

Why are our green hills balding, Committee For Green Foothills?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1814 Views

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A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2225 Views

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Senior Games a winner with local merchants

The 2009 Summer National Senior Games are bringing in the gold to Palo Alto businesses, merchants say. But exactly how much...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:45 am | 3 comments | 1938 Views

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Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Tenants win suit against Page Mill Properties

Page Mill Properties, East Palo Alto's biggest landlord, suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 6, 2009 at 1:18 am | 3 comments | 2084 Views

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Stanford study says obesity can save lives

Globs of fat removed during liposuction could be used to create stem cells, according to a new study. Researchers at Stanford...

Original post made by BFI on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

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Facebook ain't going away any time soon

Facebook has announced that they now have 300,000,000 users and growth is still accelerating. Growth is especially strong...

Original post made by Mark on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1731 Views

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Junior Museum and Zoo celebrates 75 years

Bobcats Rufus and Tule, stars of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, were showing off for their visitors on a recent September...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by highSchoolDropOut, on Sep 30, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

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Thousands attend 25th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of eager runners and walkers spent Friday evening at Palo Alto's Baylands Athletic Center for the 25th annual Moonlight...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1778 Views

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Any one know what's being built on the old Palo Alto Joe's / Kiki's Candy Bar site?

There is a new multi-story tilt-up being constructed on the old Palo Alto Joe's / Kiki's Candy Bar site at 3750 West Bayshore...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Oct 9, 2009 at 6:50 am | 3 comments | 2068 Views
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