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Announcing the Richard Weaver Fund at Menlo-Atherton High School

In his 43rd year at Menlo-Atherton, Mr. Weaver is a legend. A Stanford University graduate with a BA in history and masters...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 21, 2009 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

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What caused the power outage in South Palo Alto

Hi -- does anyone know what caused the power outage in south palo alto tonight? It was out from roughly about 6:30 to 8:30....

Original post made by alex on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ask the city?, on Mar 22, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Peet's in Menlo Park could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Lillian, on Aug 17, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1734 Views

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Arraignment set for attempted-murder suspect

An alleged gang member arrested last month for his suspected involvement in the attempted murder of two Redwood City police...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Apr 18, 2009 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 1785 Views

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The world through a lens

==I Emerging photographer captures life and culture during her travels== Wouldn't you like to travel the world? Save enough...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Apr 14, 2009 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1674 Views

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'Community Heroes' honored today at luncheon

Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and Adrienne J. Tissier, a member of the San Mateo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:44 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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Old Palo Alto church featured Sunday in history presentation

The saga of an historic Palo Alto church building will be recounted Sunday by a woman who fought for more than two decades...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views

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Norma Hesterman: Opening her home, and opening hearts

Norma Hesterman gave birth to her fourth child in 1968. Coincidentally, it was the year Stanford University professor Paul...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on May 8, 2009 at 12:40 am | 2 comments | 2785 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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Report potential abuse, police say

Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan held a sheaf of papers with Town Square postings. Friends of Heather Russell who said they...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

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Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1797 Views

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Reigniting the University Avenue Pedestrian Mall Initiative

Imagine this: University Ave-- from the CalTrain to Waverley-- transformed into a pedestrian-only urban park complete with...

Original post made by James Thompson on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 14, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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Palo Alto parrots

Can anyone tell me where the flock of conures (small green parrots) are roosting these days?Last summer I saw a few in midtown...

Original post made by Sue on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1912 Views

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VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2001 Views

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A conversation, or perhaps the start of a movement

When trying to spark a new movement, Midtown resident Jeb Eddy shuns meetings. He abhors the structure that such endeavors...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1925 Views

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Palo Alto Oaks open season with a sweep

The Palo Alto Oaks opened their semipro baseball season Sunday by sweeping the visiting San Jose Baysox, 10-5 and 16-0,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Solon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views

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Stanford drive-through testing shows promise

A simulated drive-through medical clinic tested at Stanford Hospital on Friday has been deemed a success, a doctor said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 18, 2009 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 1846 Views

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Unique 'solar torch' to light Senior Games in Palo Alto

Former Olympic athletes and local high-tech designers gathered in the Palo Alto Westin Hotel on Tuesday to witness the unveiling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Senior Party Guy, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 1868 Views

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This weekend's events (July 18-19)

[http://www.c/marketplace/about.html Connoisseurs' Marketplace]The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace -- a festival featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1638 Views

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Fiber fanatics

One person's scrap heap is another's treasure trove Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13074...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by mayschenn@yahoo.com, on Jul 20, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views
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