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ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by resident, 13 hours ago | 16 comments | 4860 Views

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Girl, 9, drowns in pool in Menlo Park

A 9-year-old girl died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in the 300 block of Sharon...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Daquita, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 4103 Views

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Why Eichler and Not Greenmeadow?

I don't get it. Two south Palo Alto swim clubs about a half a mile apart, both old and Eichlerish, both competing with...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wow..., 14 hours ago | 15 comments | 1096 Views

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HP CEO Meg Whitman named board chair

Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman will add "chairman of the board of directors" to her title, the company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Limburger, 15 hours ago | 6 comments | 550 Views

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Local road closures, why can't we be told here?

Just got back from driving around town to a couple of different appointments and discovered that Meadow is closed to traffic...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 265 Views

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Tenant group calls for EPA city manager's ouster

A tenants' rights group is calling for the replacement of East Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez after the group reviewed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 1103 Views

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The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 722 Views

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Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Wowee, on Jul 17, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 69 comments | 4408 Views

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Ten local chefs to share tips at Menlo Park street fair

Ten local chefs will offer cooking tips at the 28th annual Connoisseur's Marketplace, the downtown street festival in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 734 Views

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Around California Avenue: Here comes construction

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more development near California Avenue is already bearing fruit. Here are some of the new...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 951 Views

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YMCA to host meeting on Page Mill closure

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has announced it will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 16, on the controversial...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by PAmoderate, on Jul 16, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 39 comments | 3654 Views

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Stanford's Ronald McDonald House to double in size

A planned expansion for the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford officially broke ground Monday morning, putting the facility...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 16, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 1185 Views

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Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by YOU STOLE OUR MONEY, on Jul 16, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 162 comments | 10075 Views

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HP Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns for health reasons

Hewlett-Packard Co. board chairman Ralph Whitworth is resigning July 16 for health reasons, the Palo Alto company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Well, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:27 am | 3 comments | 1371 Views

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Thank you to city for traffic calming measures

At long last, the city has started to implement traffic calming measures on Matadero Ave. Last week they put in some much-needed...

Original post made by Julaine Rosner on Jul. 15, 2014
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VIDEO: Palo Alto's oldest black church celebrates rebirth

Clarence Nicholas, 90, stood outside a small, stucco building in downtown Palo Alto last Saturday afternoon, his hands clutching...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kiley, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm | 9 comments | 2898 Views

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Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1521 Views

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Abilities United to redevelop all facilities

Six months after Abilities United announced the closure of its Betty Wright Aquatic Center, the organization's board of directors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Betty Wright Legacy, on Jul 11, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 9 comments | 5162 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Chris (Paly '73), on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:43 am | 963 comments | 111673 Views

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Does the Utilities Dept. have an 'unlimited' budget

The latest commandment mailing from Utilities is a prime example of a big budget and "mailed brochures' telling us what...

Original post made by Kate on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by opt out, on Jul 10, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 27 comments | 508 Views
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