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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 | 1488 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 | 1775 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 | 1645 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 | 1595 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 | 1556 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 | 1697 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 | 1485 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 | 1689 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 | 1570 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 | 2098 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 | 2050 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 | 1725 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 | 1695 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 | 1600 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 | 1697 Views

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Cal Ave to start seeing new trees next month

Palo Alto will have a greener, slightly shadier California Avenue before the end of this winter -- the City Council Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

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Former Paly student competes for Miss California as 'Miss Palo Alto'

Former Palo Alto High School student-body president Amy Rogg will be vying for the crown in this weekend's Miss California...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2179 Views

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Thankfulness

I wish everyone (YOU!) a very, very Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! I am thankful that I grew up here in Palo Alto during...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views

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The animal kingdom

Cash has the lead role in this artistic enterprise. In fact, he plays God. But he's a decidedly down-to-earth star. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

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Young at heart

==I Short Story Contest winners offer fresh perspectives from youthful protagonists== From an epic adventure in the Arctic...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by TennisStorm, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views
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