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Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

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Does anyone know the schedule at Rinconada Pool after the New Year?

Hi There, I have not been to the pool for a while since summer. When i called for schedule, there was only a recorded...

Original post made by swimmer on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jordana, on Jan 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

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Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lailie AD- RWC, on Jan 21, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1999 Views

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Deaths

Margaret J. Montrose Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2563 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Kenny Litzenberger, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1922 Views

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Electrical fire at Whole Foods Market

We have had reports of an electrical fire at Whole Foods Market this afternoon, shortly before 2 p.m. I just entered the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

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Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

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Menlo Park Neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

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Menlo assault victim's condition still serious

A Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early on the morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

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Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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The Palo Alto Weekly is looking for extraordinary volunteers

The Palo Alto Weekly is planning a cover story featuring some of the unsung volunteers in the community. Iím looking for...

Original post made by Emilie Doolittle on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 2052 Views

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Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Departmentís Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week Community Emergency Response...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 21, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

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"Police Plan Public Meeting" Tonight, Tuesday at Cubberley Community Center. 6:30 p.m.

It's important that everyone come to this meeting to listen and express views of what's needed in South Palo Alto in the...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

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Stanford women all set for another run to NCAA Final Four

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been through the process so many times, she's able to simply shrug...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by fdl, on Mar 19, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

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Stanford, others honored for water conservation

Stanford University, Applied Materials and Redwood City were all recognized Monday for taking a lead in Silicon Valley's...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hank, on Mar 24, 2009 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1941 Views

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Los Altos police seek man who approached child

Police in Los Altos are looking for a man who reportedly approached a boy outside his house Tuesday before the child retreated...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

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Senior Dogs: arthritis medication -> Etodolac

Hi, Have you used Etodolac for your pet? If so, I am interested in finding out if your pet experienced any adverse reaction? My...

Original post made by Doggie\'s Mom on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1795 Views

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COFFEE HOUSE CHATS: all real

Was in my coffee house 2nd home last week and met a 'successful' business owner. He sat next to me as I was pounding on my...

Original post made by Wm on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

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TravelBlog photo gallery: Update May 18, 2009

==B SEE LATEST TRAVELBLOG BELOW TOWN SQUARE:== Lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman embarked on a 14-month trek around the world...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 9, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1722 Views

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Role call

Evan Kraemer puts on his best impression of Charlie Brown while auditioning for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ana, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

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Construction at Bryant and University - Old Walgreens

Does anyone know if there will be another Walgreens on the same location as the one that was burned? Or will be another business...

Original post made by Anne on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by PA resident, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1804 Views
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