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Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

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Reigniting the University Avenue Pedestrian Mall Initiative

Imagine this: University Ave-- from the CalTrain to Waverley-- transformed into a pedestrian-only urban park complete with...

Original post made by James Thompson on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 14, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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Palo Alto parrots

Can anyone tell me where the flock of conures (small green parrots) are roosting these days?Last summer I saw a few in midtown...

Original post made by Sue on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1934 Views

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VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2063 Views

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A conversation, or perhaps the start of a movement

When trying to spark a new movement, Midtown resident Jeb Eddy shuns meetings. He abhors the structure that such endeavors...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

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Palo Alto Oaks open season with a sweep

The Palo Alto Oaks opened their semipro baseball season Sunday by sweeping the visiting San Jose Baysox, 10-5 and 16-0,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Solon, on Jun 2, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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Stanford drive-through testing shows promise

A simulated drive-through medical clinic tested at Stanford Hospital on Friday has been deemed a success, a doctor said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 18, 2009 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 1875 Views

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Unique 'solar torch' to light Senior Games in Palo Alto

Former Olympic athletes and local high-tech designers gathered in the Palo Alto Westin Hotel on Tuesday to witness the unveiling...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Senior Party Guy, on Jun 19, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 1941 Views

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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 | 1695 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 | 1887 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 | 1735 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 | 1551 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 | 1661 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 | 1506 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 | 1811 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 | 1674 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 | 1615 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 | 1585 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 | 1742 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 | 1504 Views
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