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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 | 1969 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 | 1349 Views

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2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1416 Views

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Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

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SFO cancels some flights to East Coast

More than a dozen flights to and from the East Coast have been cancelled this morning as Hurricane Sandy moves toward that...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1057 Views

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Voters bring political veterans back to council

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1105 Views

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Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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37 cent gasoline at the Palo Alto Arco

Why isn't the local media reporting on stories like this? News report from KTVU TV: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/oops-pump-error-triggers-gas-frenzy-palo-alto/nS6Lq/...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1210 Views

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Demolish or deconstruct?

Taking apart a house piece by piece can keep junk out of the landfill Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16898...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 17, 2012 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1149 Views

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Holiday Fund: Reaching out to the streets

Ken Pierre was living on the streets for more than 15 years, spiraling downward amid drug and alcohol addiction. Every time...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Nov 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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101 underpass open?

Anybody know if the freeway underpass between S. Palo Alto and the Baylands trail is open? I recall hearing that it was...

Original post made by David on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by David, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Paly Lot Open for Students Only Friday - Closed for Fan Parking

From Paly administration: The Stanford University football team will be hosting UCLA in the PAC-12 championship game with...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

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Moldaw Residents to Hold Arts and Crafts Show

Seniors in their 70s, 80s and 90s who live at Moldaw Residences are exploring their talents and learning how to express themselves...

Original post made by G on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by G, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

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Baby Izack murder trial begins

The trial of an East Palo Alto man accused in the 2011 shooting of 3-month-old Izack Jimenez Garcia is scheduled to begin...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 1349 Views

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Holiday helpers

People across the Peninsula are celebrating the holiday season by giving gifts that trump those you might find at a department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reader of the print version, on Dec 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

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Around Town

<B>FEELING THE HEAT ... </B>Palo Alto firefighters took part in an unusual rescue operation last week after they learned...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by animal lover, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1752 Views

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Help make holiday bouquets for our hospitalized veterans Sunday, 12/16/12. Everyone welcome!

Sunday, December 16, you are invited to help make holiday bouquets and cards for our veterans at the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

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will Carl Icahn break up HP?

HP stock had a rare good day yesterday on rumors that Carl Icahn would take over the company, break it up, and sell off the...

Original post made by worker on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

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Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2232 Views

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I Wish...

Discrimination against the disabled in Palo Alto is entirely indicative of discrimination in society as a whole. I really...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 2, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views
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