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Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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First Person: Michael Kieschnick

Michael Kieschnick, Palo Alto resident and co-founder and president of CREDO Mobile, a San Francisco-based wireless company...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

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Gunn gets a pitching gem in 10-0 baseball win

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Ryan Gorman provided the arm while Matt Mertz, Jack Hannan and Graham Fisher provided the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Wendy Bieber, on Mar 16, 2011 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Feature story: A painter's touch

Artist Nathan Oliveira has racked up an impressive career: former longtime professor of studio art at Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ann Shelby Valentine, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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How a really smart transit agencies deals with bike-to rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by not only transit, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

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Deaths

Dennis Chipp Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14553 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carol Seidel, on Mar 22, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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Menlo Park council looks at $1.3M in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by ideas, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

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Palo Alto's missing transit alternative: low-speed rail

In our endless quest to find the perfect solution to the conundrum that is high-speed rail, I think the city is overlooking...

Original post made by Transit Guy on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

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Public Shelter/Emergency Trailer in Palo Alto?

Hi, Is there a public shelter/emergency trailer in Palo Alto in case of am emergency/earthquake? Thx!...

Original post made by mdosh on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2011 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Two kitchens, two goals

Most evenings last summer Mark Bubert and Joe Commendatore, next-door neighbors in Mountain View's Gemello area, could be...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

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Is your family prepared to be without government services for 1 week?

"It's better to be prepared months too early, than just one minute too late!" Visit the free Safety Faire Sunday,...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on May 3, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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Are the roach coaches at Edgewood Plaza licensed and inspected?

Who's responsible for "policing" the food trucks at Edgewood Plaza? Do they each have a Palo Alto business permits Do they...

Original post made by Bob on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Dont worry about it, on May 7, 2011 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1653 Views

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Cops in front of Palo Alto Family Y

Does anyone know why there were so many cop cars in front of the Y today morning? Around 8am there were 6 cars there - didn't...

Original post made by PA_Mom on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on May 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

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Workers on wheels

Sheila Stevens (center) was one of the more than 650 bicyclists who stopped by the energizer station at the California Avenue...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

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Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views
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