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Creating a 'foolproof' Thanksgiving

"She is the modern day Julia Child," claims Sur La Table chef Hilary Freeman. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by I Like pie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 3175 Views


Man gets 17 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in East Palo Alto and then fled to Mexico in 1995 was sentenced today, Nov. 1,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 1688 Views


Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views


Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 2483 Views


A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 2526 Views


Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 2551 Views


Chi-Chang Kao named new director of SLAC

An associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 3326 Views


Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 2879 Views


VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole

A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 3415 Views


Feature story: Neighbors Abroad at a crossroad?

As Neighbors Abroad, Palo Alto's sister-city cultural-exchange program, celebrates turning 50 this year, the organization...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Skype-Diplomacy-Rocks!, on Feb 3, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 3877 Views


Greenmeadow - Any News?

Has anyone heard of any improvements for the associate members?...

Original post made by parent on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by ., on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views


Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 2476 Views


Blossom Valley

Once a field of orchards, Blossom Valley is now filled with houses, many with young children. Families stroll with their...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Mar 30, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 886 Views


Why no Daily News?

I've not been able to locate a copy of the Daily News this week, either at a newspaperstand on the street or at a branch...

Original post made by Joy O on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joy O, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 1864 Views


Help Miki's Mkt Employees & Other 'Gap Households"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Provides Groceries to Gap Households RE: MIKI's Market Employees Who Live in Palo Alto ...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 2, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1869 Views


Shop Talk

<B><B>ELEGANT YOGA STUDIO OPENS DOORS ... </B>Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood is about to become home to one of the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Wow, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 2940 Views


HSR Corruption - Foreshadowing

California has been using the Chinese High Speed Rail construction as an example of what we can expect here in California....

Original post made by Jim H. on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 10, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views


Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 3021 Views


Laurene Powell Jobs' film "The Dream Is Now" airs tomorrow on MSNBC

Steve Jobs' window (and Palo Alto resident, of course) has produced a film "The Dream Is Now". It airs tomorrow (Sunday)...

Original post made by dreamer on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 1352 Views


Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 3955 Views
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