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Off the wall

Painting with broad, bright strokes, muralist Erin Tajime Castelan is transforming a plain wall into a scene straight out...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Fruchey, on Sep 4, 2010 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1843 Views

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Refuse rate surcharge on private streets discriminatory

The proposed refuse rate increases in Palo Alto include a $14.42/month surcharge for residents who live on private streets...

Original post made by natalie fisher on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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where is my print edition of palo alto weekly?

I have been missing the paper copy in the past two weeks, and I am wondering whether there is a change in PA Weekly policy,...

Original post made by where is my paper on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1459 Views

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Black-and-White Ball may be less grey this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less grey this year. Organizers are encouraging...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1526 Views

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Black & White Ball may be less gray this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less gray this year. Organizers are offering...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jaco, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

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Major-injury crash closes El Camino Real

Atherton police are investigating a major injury crash on southbound El Camino Real in Atherton today. Southbound El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by What?, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

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Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Japan Tsuchiura Festival to be held Sunday

Origami, kimonos, anime, bonsai, sudoku and all-things Japanese will be celebrated Sunday, when Palo Alto holds a festival...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by sounds fun, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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Today's events (Sept. 28)

[http://philharmonia.org/sept10.html Robert Levin plays Mozart] Nicholas McGegan leads the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walker User, on Oct 7, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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Dalai Lama's visit with students to be televised

The Dalai Lama's visit with East Palo Alto eighth graders Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 13) will be televised live worldwide...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

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Dangerous People....

These people are very dangerous on the road. The drivers or the kind of drivers this business is hiring are careless drivers....

Original post made by Ina on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jesusa, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Something On Fire Somewhere

Strong smell of smoke in Menlo Park near El Palo Alto. Any news?...

Original post made by What\'s Up? on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by For information call, on Oct 14, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

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Hindustani Classical Music Event at CSMA in Mountain View

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Founder of Peninsula Day Care Center dies

Mary Jo Shaw, co-founder and longtime owner of the Peninsula Day Care Center on San Antonio Road, died earlier this month...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kathy Wilson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sueppr, on Oct 17, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1998 Views

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Obama in Palo Alto - which neighborhood?

Heard on the news that Obama is coming for a fund raiser to Palo Alto tomorrow evening around 7pm .. which neighborhood?...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by M Foley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1770 Views

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Around Town

TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

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Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1423 Views

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City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

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Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1456 Views
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