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Holiday Fund recipients awarded $353K in grants

The Palo Alto Weekly awarded $353,000 in grants from the 18th annual Holiday Fund drive to 55 nonprofit organizations at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by kate, on May 2, 2012 at 2:25 am | 1 comment | 1431 Views

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Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Funding infrastructure improvements; High-school graduation requirements

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25426...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on May 18, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

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Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Today's events (May 30)

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2012/05/30/classes-workshops-lectures/author-encounter-charles-ferguson/ Film lecture:...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

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Today's events (May 29)

[http://sfopera.com/Learn/Adult-Programs/Preview-Lectures.aspx Music: Opera talk] Stanford humanities professor Stephen...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 29, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Don't understand why Seale Park Restrooms were locked on Memorial Day

Looking forward to spending a nice Memorial Day afternoon at Seale Park, a group of friends and I met there at 4p. We planned...

Original post made by PA Mom on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by David, on May 30, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 914 Views

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Tomorrow's events (May 31)

[http://www.foothill.edu/theatre/pestle/ Theater: 'The Knight of the Burning Pestle'] Innuendos abound in the show-within-a-show...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 30, 2012 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 989 Views

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Today's events (June 4)

[http://www.booksinc.net/event/richard-martin-books-inc-mountain-view Author talk: Richard Martin] Richard Martin presents...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 4, 2012 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 850 Views

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U.S. Open golf championship is completely sold out again

For those who don't yet have a ticket for this week's U.S. Open golf championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1033 Views

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Tomorrow's events (June 19)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11441 Event: Menlo Park Clock Tower Celebration] The Menlo Park Clock...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 879 Views

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Today's events (June 18)

[http://www.redwoodcity.org/events/jazz.html Music: Michael O'Neill Quintet and Kenny Washington] Michael O'Neill has performed...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 18, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 972 Views

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Today's events (June 21)

[http://arts4all.org/attend/calendar.htm?cat=all Music: Irene Sharp, Cello] Special concert with cellist and teacher Irene...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 952 Views

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more high paying jobs leaving Palo Alto, does the city care?

Pinterest is leaving Palo Alto because they are outgrowing their current building and nothing suitable is available in Palo...

Original post made by Pinterest on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by plandlord, on Jul 7, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

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Deaths

<B>Michael Steven Coffron Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17208 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Molly McIntosh Brown, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 975 Views

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Menlo Park Legends win a milestone 100th semipro game

Most summer baseball schedules last around 40 games, so four summers are roughly the equivalent of a 162-game major league...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

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Lin heads to Houston as Knicks say no thanks

==I Paly grad flies to Houston on Wednesday== Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin is leaving the bright lights and media glare of New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 938 Views

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This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated - with the opportunity for public input BEFORE the process...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 793 Views
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