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New Year's Eve: from reverence to revelry

New Year's Eve celebrants will have a variety of options to welcome 2010 this Thursday as restaurants, clubs and religious...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by partygirl, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 3405 Views

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South of Midtown

Despite no agreement on the name, the neighborhood is peaceful Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=15096...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jan 4, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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Crescent Park

When Gary Bacon moved to Crescent Park in 1969, he was charmed by the small-town feel and individuality of the mostly single-story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by jean, on Mar 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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A tale of two theaters

While Palo Alto developer Charles "Chop" Keenan opted to close the Varsity Theatre on University Avenue in 1994, he has kept...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1721 Views

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JCC Theater - What's on list?

Hi everyone Does anyone know where to find out about what's on at the new JCC theater? I don't see it advertised on line...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

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The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

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Looking for love? Have you tried the Internet?

When it comes to dating and marriage, the Web has changed people's behavior in significant ways, a Stanford University sociologist...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views

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Garden tips for January

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1352 Views

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Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1586 Views

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Contaminated Fuel at the Embarcadero Shell?

Hi everyone, My wife and I gas up exclusively at the Embarcadero Shell Station (101 and Embarcadero)around the corner...

Original post made by Car Trouble on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hmm..., on Feb 16, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1470 Views

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What happened this morning at 8:00?

Electricity off in part of my house and traffic signals out, firetrucks heading toward 101 on Embarcadero Rd....

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

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Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Palo Alto and Mountain View are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass -- a project that officials say will require...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1441 Views

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Deaths

Frances Martin Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12525 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alisi (alice) Fineasi, on May 4, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

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East Palo Alto seeks to revise its rent-control law

After suffering legal setbacks last year, East Palo Alto officials are once again looking to revamp the city's much disputed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1637 Views

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Budget and Fire Station 8

A possible budget saving could come to the City of Palo Alto if they would consider a cooperative agreement with the State...

Original post made by David on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2083 Views

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Paly community honors devoted office clerk Lue Phelps

Palo Alto High School's band is brushing up on "When the Saints Go Marching In" to honor Lue Phelps, who, at 89, was still...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

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Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1522 Views

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A home for the homemade

Artists often struggle to promote their homespun goods, yearning to be seen amidst the big-box retailers. But since the advent...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by palo alto, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 3465 Views

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Fraudulent solar seller forced to repay victims

A man who claimed to be offering a "Free Solar Program" to qualified homeowners was sentenced to eight months in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views
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