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Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1831 Views

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VIDEO: A Giant celebration in San Francisco

Palo Alto Weekly staff members Rachel Hatch and Rachel Palmer ventured out to San Francisco Wednesday (Nov. 3) to capture...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 1850 Views

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Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views

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A visual feast

Local shutterbugs have a way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online picture...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 11, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1764 Views

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Cell Tower Plans Pulled

The SJ Mercury News has an article about an AT&T cell phone tower that was being planned on Louis. Residents complained...

Original post made by David on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Practical solutions, on Nov 21, 2010 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1184 Views

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Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1227 Views

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Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

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James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1259 Views

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How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1284 Views

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Holiday Fund: Teachers find big help in small bucks

With $500, Sarah Milo was able to buy a projector. Lisa Jordan purchased hands-on educational science supplies. Other teachers...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Amac, on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views

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Toys sought for 'Cops that Care' event

Mountain View police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday (Dec. 18) where the auditorium will be...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1169 Views

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Palo Altan Alfred Pepper receives French war decoration

Palo Alto resident Alfred Pepper has been a man of few words all of his life. The 96-year-old World War II veteran spoke...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Thank you, on Jan 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views

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DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1455 Views

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Brief, powerful storm to hit Bay Area today

A brief but powerful storm is expected to hit the Bay Area this afternoon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1416 Views

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Beautiful University Ave Trees with Lights

Happy New Year to all...so often these forum focus on issues that are challenging for the day. I wanted to take the time...

Original post made by GratefulResident on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 3, 2011 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1474 Views

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Intense text messages dominate Zumot trial

During their turbulent two-year relationship, Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi exchanged hundreds of text messages, including...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

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Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1152 Views

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'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1170 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ohlone member, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 13785 Views

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Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views
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