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Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

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In new group, singing is all about the boys

One need only take a look at Michael Jackson or Josh Groban to realize that there is something particularly exciting about...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 2040 Views

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Carly Fiorina wins award from the League of Conservation Voters

The competition was tough, but Carly won out: http://www.lcv.org/newsroom/press-releases/lcv-announces-carly-fiorina-winner-of-people-s-choice-of-the-2010-dirty-dozen.html...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views

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Police arrest 167 for DUI over Labor Day weekend

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1459 Views

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Hidden power

Designers find low-tech solutions to recharging life's necessities Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18177...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

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Two arrested for taxi-cab driver murder

Two men have been arrested for the July 2 murder of a San Jose taxi-cab driver, the East Palo Alto Police Department announced...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

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Arts season kicks off

Students may go back to school in August nowadays, but autumn is still the time when many arts groups roll out their new...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 24339 Views

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McNeal Wireless?

Does anyone know what McNeal Wireless is doing in our neighborhoods? According to their website, they are contractors (a...

Original post made by Toady on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tru Love, on Oct 14, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1639 Views

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Bicycle etiquette and safety

Many of us in Palo Alto love to bike. I bike everywhere I can. My children biked to school for eight years, until they graduated...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 10, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1730 Views

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Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

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For really scary Halloween decor

Getting into the spirit of the holiday Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18672...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by joejeronimo, on Jan 21, 2011 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2381 Views

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Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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VIDEO: A Giant celebration in San Francisco

Palo Alto Weekly staff members Rachel Hatch and Rachel Palmer ventured out to San Francisco Wednesday (Nov. 3) to capture...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 1789 Views

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Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

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A visual feast

Local shutterbugs have a way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online picture...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 11, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views

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Cell Tower Plans Pulled

The SJ Mercury News has an article about an AT&T cell phone tower that was being planned on Louis. Residents complained...

Original post made by David on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Practical solutions, on Nov 21, 2010 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1159 Views

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Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1177 Views

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Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

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James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

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How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views
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