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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 | 1641 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 | 1819 Views

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Shawn Stockwell heads home for Christmas

Shawn Stockwell, the 10-year-old boy from Eagle River, Alaska, who waited more than two years for a new heart, is returning...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 1688 Views

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Neighbors to observe National Night Out tonight

Out of all the neighborhood events planned for National Night Out tonight, perhaps the "swingingest" will take place at Channing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by C.L.Taylor, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

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A garden for all

Sheila Mandoli's long-held dream for a larger community garden for Ventura neighborhood residents is finally coming to fruition....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views

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Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1476 Views

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2009 Senior Games: Interview with Roger Gentilhomme

Roger Gentilhomme fought a high-noon battle against his opponent on the court at Taube Family Tennis Center during the hottest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Andy Harader, on Aug 17, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 1740 Views

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Tour de Menlo rolls out Saturday -- toward food

Cyclists may sign up for the 2009 Tour de Menlo, a scenic ride over Peninsula roads that benefits Rotary Club tutoring and...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 19, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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Stanford may unwrap mysteries of mummy

A 2,000-year-old mummy thought to have been a young Egyptian priest will be examined at Stanford University today in an effort...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1574 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto Story Project

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views

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Koloto is ready to line up for San Jose State football team

Palo Alto High grad Fred Koloto returns to the football field for the first time in nearly a year Saturday when he joins...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by MyUnko((:, on May 7, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1666 Views

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City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

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Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

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Los Altos home damaged by explosion

An apparent natural-gas explosion severely damaged a home in unincorporated Los Altos shortly after 8 a.m. today. The Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Sep 30, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1556 Views

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Two motorcyclists severely injured at Sky Londa

Two motorcyclists were severely injured after colliding at Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84 in Woodside early Sunday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 2072 Views

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Shop Talk

TONY THE BARBER: RETIRED ... When Tony Nicosia, who owned the barbershop at Charleston Shopping Center in Palo Alto, went...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 26, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 1711 Views

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Channing House tutors give, gain knowledge, rewards

Twice each week, 20 children from East Palo Alto meet with Channing House seniors, ages 70 to 94, for one-on-one time, reading,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Loni Allen, on Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 1672 Views

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Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" November 7, 2009

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views

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Fortune magazine says Palo Alto resident is the best CEO of the decade

Can you guess who it is? Hint: he lives on Waverley Street. And no, it is not Carly or Meg (or Larry or Sergey). http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/steve_jobs/2009/index.html...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views
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