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Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2038 Views

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Community honors 'Lifetimes of Achievement'

Taking in 21 foster children, chairing the Stanford University Board of Trustees and serving on the school board are among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

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Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views

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Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2064 Views

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An Eichler dozen

Home tour showcases remodels, updates Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=9084...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carol Acker, on Feb 16, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2173 Views

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Connecting through Chopin

She sat down on her chair and gracefully pressed down on the black and white keys. The powerful sounds of Rachmaninoff's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina Dahlen, on Feb 17, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

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How the City Council can help put healthy food in schools

Tell the City Council "no more dense housing". Increased population causes the restricted flow of water to local farmers....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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Two (or maybe four?) candidates in 21st Assembly District race

Hal Plotkin, a member of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board, is definitely in the race for Ira Ruskin's...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 1854 Views

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Letters

Thanks from Channing Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10557 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don't Vote Without Research, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views

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Meeting on San Francisquito Flooding Thursday, Mar 12 to be held at City Hall 7 p.m.

It is urgent that people who do not live in the "Flood Zone" of this creek attend this and other coming meetings on this...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1665 Views

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Google Goes Green?

How can new house construction (Google pres.) get a "green" certificate when it involves building a basement, which requires...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Destination PA, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1776 Views

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FBI, police release list of 'Taliban' gang arrests

More than 500 FBI agents and police from more than 20 agencies fanned out over the Bay Area on Saturday, executing search...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by epoch, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views

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Letters

<B>Hospital must expand Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Why the ads?, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1794 Views

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Palo Alto police chief to meet with residents

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold a meeting with residents to talk about crime and other police issues...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Earth to Chief, on Mar 28, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1789 Views

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RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views

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Helping the helpers

Two Palo Alto city councilmen are working to give local cash-strapped nonprofits a boost, using a new website on which charities...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lucchesi, on Apr 2, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Our council in (in)action

From today's Weekly: "City Council (April 6) Council priorities: The council held a study session on the city's three...

Original post made by Lloyd on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

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Save Energy: Stores should close doors

Yesterday April 10 was a cold wet day. Yet most of the stores at the Stanford Shopping Center had their doors wide open. Some,...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge Ave.

The Palo Alto Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review plans for a four-story mixed-use building at 420 Cambridge...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by brenda Lowen, on Apr 11, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1989 Views
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