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The walls came a-tumblin' down

Palo Alto Bowl, the city's last bowling alley, started falling to demolition crews Monday, April 23. The 60-year-old establishment...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1461 Views

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They do know beans

Dexter Girton knows the best way to defend his hard-earned backyard bounty from even the craftiest squirrel. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 5, 2012 at 2:40 am | 3 comments | 4570 Views

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Shop Talk: La Boulange opening in Palo Alto

A San Francisco-based French patisserie and cafe chain that has been eyeing Palo Alto for months is opening a new La Boulange...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by confused, on May 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 2967 Views

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Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1596 Views

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Drivers: Please follow traffic laws

As a biker, I know to watch out for myself. And I see many drivers on the road looking out for bikers. Overall, our roads...

Original post made by Biker on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on May 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

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Former Stanford president Richard Lyman dies

Richard Lyman, whose tenure as provost and later president of Stanford University spanned a tumultuous period of student...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 3329 Views

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Palo Alto Orchards

In a close community, residents know their neighbors' names, occupations, hobbies and what the kids are up to. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

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Mountain View teen shot to death at grandmother's home

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck, the NFL's top draft pick from 2012 and Stanford's graduating star quarterback, talks about starting his career...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 16, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views

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Did you lose your keys?

I found some keys on the street when biking to JLS on 6/25. They have broke off from the key chain. I am hoping the owner...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

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Facebook takes a bath

Facebook shares are down almost 20% this afternoon after both they and partner Zygna reported disappointing quarterly financial...

Original post made by FB on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 1164 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 1662 Views

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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1799 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>WHAT'S IN A NAME? ... </B>The <B>Main Library</B> in Palo Alto will undergo a metamorphosis in the next few years when...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

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Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center preps for opening day

Just weeks before the Palo Alto Art Center reopens to the public on Oct. 6, its galleries and other spaces glow with new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Morganson, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 3153 Views

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Fight leads to stabbing in East Palo Alto

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that seriously injured an unidentified man in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by mari , on Sep 14, 2012 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1819 Views

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Paving work on San Antonio Road may clog traffic

San Antonio Road will be repaved between Middlefield Road and U.S. Highway 101 during the night on Thursday, Sept. 27, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 25, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 2031 Views

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Ellen Pao told to clean out her office at Kleiner Perkins

About time. "Like many professional partnerships, Kleiner has an annual review process in place for its partners and...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 6, 2012 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1461 Views

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Councilman Schmid recovering from heart surgery

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Schmid is in recovery mode after undergoing an unplanned coronary bypass surgery at Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 1654 Views
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