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Community Notebook: TEDx comes to Gunn May 24

Presenters including CEOs from the tech industry, professors and athletes will speak at Gunn High School's TEDx conference...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by GunnTV, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 984 Views

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On Deadline: Dick and Jing Lyman personified 'the power of one,' multiplied

The death of Richard W. Lyman May 27 is more than the passing of a former Stanford University president and noted historian...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vicky Holt Hardy, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2459 Views

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Two-sport standout Gaffney faces decision

==B Stanford baseball== ==I Blandino earns All-American honor== Outfielder Tyler Gaffney faces an interesting decision...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Jun 7, 2012 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 983 Views

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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

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Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1055 Views

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Trading 'the stuff of life'

On a small Barron Park street lined with patches of wildflowers and dandelions, rows of tables were piled high with items...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lana, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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Mitchell Park Riot (?)

Anyone know what is happening at Mitchell Park? Lots of police and fire. ...

Original post made by David on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 2 comments | 998 Views

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Stanford University Law School names new dean

Stanford University Law School announced the hiring of Mary Elizabeth Magill as its new dean Tuesday, July 24. Magill switches...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

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What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1188 Views

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Arts & Entertainment feature story: Comedy in conflict

It might seem impossible to find humor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but at least one comedy being shown in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1059 Views

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Feature story: Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keep Up Tradition!, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 3521 Views

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Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1357 Views

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Sen. Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will return to his district to hold public office hours at the downtown farmers market...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Janz, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

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New Street Lights?

Random question but does anyone know if the street lights in Palo Alto (especially around community center) have been upgraded...

Original post made by Wondering on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 964 Views

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For the Greater Good or The Last Election The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1613 Views

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Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1121 Views

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HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs

Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Megs cap gains, on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 927 Views

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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

The public has been invited to NASA Ames on Friday morning -- postponed from Thursday -- as space shuttle Endeavour is set...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Harriet, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1760 Views

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Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1176 Views
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