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VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1092 Views

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How to make the perfect burger

At a Labor Day barbecue, it might be difficult to satisfy all guests' preferences, but with a few burger-crafting tips from...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by No thanks, on Sep 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

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Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

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'Weed warriors' to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bird and Wildlife Lover, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1390 Views

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Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1417 Views

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Glass pumpkins dazzle

A display of more than 8,000 glass pumpkins drew up to 5,000 visitors on Saturday and Sunday at the Palo Alto Art Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 6840 Views

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VIDEO: Sky-high views of Palo Alto landmarks

Ralph Britton, president of the Palo Alto Airport Association, takes the Weekly in a flight over Palo Alto -- to Foothills...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

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St. Ann Choir celebrates 50 years of singing ageless music

Formed in 1963 and renowned for singing historical Gregorian chants and other polyphonic music that predates the eighth and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Oct 4, 2013 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 1728 Views

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International Observe the Moon Night - Saturday October 12

On Saturday evening October 12, the Foothill College Observatory and the Peninsula Astronomical Society will hold an evening...

Original post made by wbp on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by wbp, on Oct 10, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 3542 Views

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Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 14837 Views

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Foreclosures

Foreclosures are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Oct 25, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 569 Views

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Funds started to aid orphans of tragic Menlo Park crash

As an alleged drunken driver awaits arraignment, the Menlo Park community is raising funds to help the three teenage children...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by What a shame it ended up like this, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3196 Views

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Stanford tries to stem norovirus outbreak

After a reported outbreak of norovirus infected 52 Stanford students, the university put its infectious disease protocols...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3738 Views

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Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 3192 Views

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Jobs and mentoring program sets youth on positive path

The Sponsored Employment Program is more than a summer job, participants and organizers of the East Palo Alto initiative...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Dec 14, 2013 at 7:02 am | 2 comments | 15647 Views

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Burning odor?

What is the burning odor outside right now. Very unpleasant....

Original post made by CBH on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by The Almanac is reporting, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 558 Views

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Where to buy turkeys

Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/24/where-to-buy-turkeys posted Sunday, November 24, 2013,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by gobble gobble, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 6425 Views

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Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 2929 Views

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Special Way You Can Help Our Hospitalized Veterans This Sunday, December 8! Please Read and Share with Friends

Hi All! If you are looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit--by helping our hospitalized veterans--here's your opportunity! This...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 643 Views

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More flowers for vets!

We had a great turn out on Sunday December 8th thank you to all that came ! If you didn't get a chance to come help here...

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 555 Views
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