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Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

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Photo gallery spotlight: 'End of an era'

The Palo Alto Online Photo Gallery features hundreds of images -- including this picture of the demolition of the Sears building...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

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VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

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The spookiest Palo Alto street

Just days before Halloween, the homes along South Court look like any other typical Palo Alto neighborhood, with a verdant...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

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A&E News

<B><B>TRAVELING MUSIC ... </B>Young Palo Alto bluegrass musician Molly Tuttle is headed for the Berklee College of Music...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Letitia Roddy, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 899 Views

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Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

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Stanford: new model for breast cancer tests

Stanford University researchers have trained computers to analyze microscopic images of breast cancer with greater accuracy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 9693 Views

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Number of travelers will be up for holiday

More Bay Area residents will spend Thanksgiving away from home this year, according to a recent travel survey conducted by...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Don't say this!, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Dry weekend expected post-Thanksgiving Day

If you plan to be one of the millions of Californians traveling this holiday weekend, get your umbrella ready and brace for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

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Former mayor Kleinberg helps garner award

The philanthropic arm of a nonprofit foundation headed by former Palo Alto Mayor Judith Kleinberg has won a prestigious award...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 923 Views

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Body found in Palo Alto Baylands identified

A man who died at the Palo Alto Baylands on Nov. 20 has been identified as Robert Heath, 70, of Sunnyvale, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1039 Views

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Christmas displays, yes I mean Christmas.

All over town, displays are being set up to celebrate the Christmas season. Many are showing the traditional Santa, Snowman,...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by greatshow, on Dec 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

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VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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Palo Alto toasts 'Downtown' Sandra Brown

After nearly a quarter century of patrolling the streets, testifying at trials, and counseling students, "Downtown" Sandra...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Perky, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 805 Views

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New Business Opening in Dan Browns Old Location

Just noticed a new notice to sell alcohol at what use to be Dan Browns Sports Bar. Anyone know what the new restaurant/bar...

Original post made by papagee on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert for Wednesday

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday (Dec. 14) are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by save our kids, on Dec 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

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Local agencies drop prices for pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies, including Palo Alto Animal Services, are offering discounted pet adoptions in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carol Scott Zimmerman, on Dec 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views

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Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Jan. 10)

[http://galleryhouse2.com/current.html Art: 'Trails and Tales'] Stone sculptor George Perazzo and pastel artist Charlotte...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by charlotte, on Jan 9, 2012 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 802 Views

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Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 841 Views
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