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Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

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A closer look

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Smith, on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

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Damaged Trojans receive two-year bowl ban

The NCAA leveled USC with stinging penalties Thursday, issuing a two-year bowl ban and declaring Heisman Trophy winner Reggie...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by 45 year-old adolescent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

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Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Photo essay: Stepping out

Social-dance nights in Palo Alto attract hundreds of enthusiasts each week and transform church halls and even an old high...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jason A., on Jul 2, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 1 comment | 2129 Views

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A spiritual movement

On a sweltering Saturday in early June, an eclectic group of dancers gathered in a mirrored room at Palo Alto's Cubberley...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Diane Nikfar, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

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Winners of the Chili Cook-Off?

Can anyone tell me who one in each category on Sunday's amazing Chili Cook-Off?...

Original post made by Chrissy Spanoghe on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views

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Pictures of Resistance Opening Reception

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman Oshman Family JCC...

Original post made by Jan Greenfield on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

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Three local men named to California Hall of Fame

Three local residents are among 14 Californians chosen as this year's inductees into the California Hall of Fame. Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1933 Views

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El Camino, Page Mill traffic snarls

What the heck is going on at El Camino and Palo Alto? when will it be same to be on either of those streets again. I was...

Original post made by Chrisc on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1941 Views

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Officials seek feedback on flood-prevention plans

Local officials will present preliminary designs for a project to prevent sections of San Francisquito Creek from flooding...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by which way is up?, on Jul 21, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the Alternatives chapter in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by bbebop, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:04 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

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Memorial services Sunday for Daniel Schreiber

A memorial service will be held Sunday (Aug. 1) for Daniel Schreiber, 24, a former Palo Alto resident who died Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Another parent, on Jul 30, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2406 Views

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Minako Sano, James Wong, Doris Richmond, and Goodwin Steinberg

The Mercury-News has an interesting article about 4 Palo Alto residents and their experiences during WW2: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_15761680...

Original post made by Palo Alto history on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Fantastic voyage

When Ora Tamir emigrated to California in 1980, she brought Israel with her. The expanses of desert she remembered from her...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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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 | 1859 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 | 1362 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 | 1467 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 | 1536 Views
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