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Third 'Spare the Air' alert issued this week

Due to continued poor air quality around the Bay Area, Friday has been declared the third winter Spare the Air Day of the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by don't pollute, on Dec 9, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1538 Views

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Media Center to broadcast Jim Burch Tribute series

The Midpeninsula Community Media Center will honor former Palo Alto Mayor Jim Burch, who was a longtime supporter of the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by All bow, on Dec 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 1897 Views

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Housing for Active Seniors

My father-in-law is coming to visit and plans to stay about 8 weeks. We'd like to use this as an opportunity to help him...

Original post made by SarahM on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 1111 Views

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Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1741 Views

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What's going on downtown tonight?

Does anyone know why all of the police cars are downtown tonight circling the streets and some streets are blocked off?...

Original post made by Janice on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 3 comments | 1721 Views

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Broken detector for light at T&C exit?

Today I shopped at Trader Joe's in Town and Country, and when I left I wanted to turn left from the parking lot exit on Embarcadero....

Original post made by getting impatient on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by try this dept, on Feb 16, 2012 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1077 Views

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Stanford announces commencement speakers

Cory Booker, former Stanford University football player, Rhodes scholar and current mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Damning with faint praise, on Feb 10, 2012 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 5376 Views

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East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 2659 Views

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ATT DSL Service

We live near downtown and are having intremittent service--someitmes very slow and sometimes it disappears. Is anyone...

Original post made by ATT DSL User on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 22, 2012 at 8:05 am | 3 comments | 1459 Views

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New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2259 Views

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What's with the motorcade?

Exceptionally large motorcade closed Oregon-Page Mill around 6 pm. Anyone know?...

Original post made by oregon/page mill on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1463 Views

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Looking for a dear frined named Syl Pascale Formerly of NY.

If anyone knows of my friend Syl Pascale..avid runner and cyclist. have him e mail at justfind1@aol.com my name is Steve...

Original post made by steve didonato on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by courtw, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1691 Views

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Palo Alto seeks input about Caltrain corridor tonight

Palo Alto residents will have a chance to share their vision for the Caltrain corridor and provide feedback about a recent...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Stan, on Mar 29, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1533 Views

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Home sells for $7.6 million, record for Menlo Park

In a sign that the local real estate market has rebounded, a house in Menlo Park last week sold for a record-setting $7.625...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 3, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 2067 Views

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Loud Noise in midTown this morning

Did anyone else hear the loud sounded like an explosion around 8:30AM today? Couldn't tell where it came from - Greer Park,...

Original post made by msmartha on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rachel, on May 15, 2012 at 7:48 am | 3 comments | 1618 Views

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going out of business sale at Best Buy in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Best Buy is shutting down. Closeout sale starts tomorrow: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/04/14/best-buy-closing-2-bay-area-stores/...

Original post made by bye bye on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 15, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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The walls came a-tumblin' down

Palo Alto Bowl, the city's last bowling alley, started falling to demolition crews Monday, April 23. The 60-year-old establishment...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1667 Views

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They do know beans

Dexter Girton knows the best way to defend his hard-earned backyard bounty from even the craftiest squirrel. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 5, 2012 at 2:40 am | 3 comments | 5273 Views

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Shop Talk: La Boulange opening in Palo Alto

A San Francisco-based French patisserie and cafe chain that has been eyeing Palo Alto for months is opening a new La Boulange...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by confused, on May 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 3720 Views

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Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 2081 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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