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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 1658 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Varsity Theatre building; PaloAltoGreen

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22711...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views

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Steve Young's birthday at Stanford Shopping Center

If you are a intellectual snob who enjoys complaining, ignore this posting. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjNwjtHVxKs&feature=player_embedded# ...

Original post made by PA Native on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 923 Views

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Swam of flying termites

I saw a large swarm of flying termites in my backyard today. After flying in the air for a few minutes they dropped their...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Toby, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views

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A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 990 Views

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Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 1103 Views

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Why are there a bunch of RVs parked at Stanford near El Camino Real

Dorms overcrowded? Has this got to do with football?...

Original post made by PasserBy on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by All on TV News, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

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Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1119 Views

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Go-to gifts

With the arrival of the holiday season comes the flurry of planning and purchasing presents for everyone on your list. But...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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Court maintains charge against knife-carrying man

A Palo Alto man who allegedly posted a video of himself parading around Sequoia Hospital with a 4-inch knife strapped to...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Facebook, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 958 Views

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Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1353 Views

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Pollen allergies now?

I seem to have pollen allergies but didn't realize it was possible in the winter. Does anyone have an answer? Is it due to...

Original post made by Huh? on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Not smoke, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:26 am | 2 comments | 858 Views

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Feature story: Skating through time

Olympic champion Brian Boitano has skated on ice rinks throughout the world. He even skated on a glacier in 1988. But some...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by S8marie, on Jan 15, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2801 Views

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Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by tru data, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

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Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

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That terrible stretch of road on El Camino between Embarcadero and Stanford Mall

Everyday I drive on El Camino northbound between the crossroads at Embarcadero and Quarry Road at Stanford Mall. My tires...

Original post made by A Car Driver on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

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Around Town

<B>A BANNER YEAR ... </B>Residents near downtown Palo Alto have long bemoaned the intrusion of downtown employees into their...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

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For love of a lute

Doris Williams was raised in the birthplace of General Motors, but the culture she experienced at home in and around Flint,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on May 23, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 2513 Views

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Community meeting at Edgewood Plaza tonight

Representatives of The Fresh Market, the new grocer for Edgewood Plaza, will meet with residents at a community meeting at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 903 Views

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Celebrating the 'Sister Cities of Palo Alto'

Members of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, Neighbors Abroad and Palo Alto city staff gather around the new "Sister Cities of Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 1104 Views
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