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Heritage Oak at risk - Friday May 13th - Urgent

This is an urgent appeal to anyone who may be able to help - the SF PUC has informed neighbors in Menlo Park (SM County)...

Original post made by MaryAnnMP on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by MaryAnnMP, on May 14, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 1428 Views

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Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2027 Views

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Gunn seniors throw their stress to the wind

Gunn High School seniors threw their academic stress to the wind Friday in the school's annual Paper Toss. Senior Class...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason Strober, on Jun 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1994 Views

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Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 2357 Views

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Have a happy and gratitude-filled Independence Day!

Heat or no heat, I am looking forward to the BBQ and relaxing in gratitude to our founding mothers and fathers who birthed...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1460 Views

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Silicon Valley tech industry on rise, study shows

Silicon Valley's tech industry is emerging from recession and heading for a 15 percent growth in jobs over the next two years,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:54 am | 3 comments | 1721 Views

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Community Media Center wins national award

Palo Alto's own nonprofit Midpeninsula Community Media Center has been given the highest honor for its programming and operations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ken Russell, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

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Greenmeadow is not listening

We now have no Dana, no Master's swimming, no year-round lap swimming, no competitive team for our kids, no pool open....

Original post made by discouraged on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by jkn, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

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Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2353 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Gail, on Sep 11, 2016 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2998 Views

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Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2551 Views

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Reminder of riday's Meet-up Wih Mayor Espinoza ... be there if you care!!

Hi you all, I really do hope that you will join us this Friday at 2 pm on the City Hall front plaza. I have also contacted...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:25 am | 3 comments | 1147 Views

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Palo Altans somberly observe 9/11

As a bagpiper's "Amazing Grace" pierced the cool morning air, about 150 Palo Altans gathered under oak trees at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1715 Views

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What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1723 Views

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Love the Historic Palo Alto Bowl?

Hi all, I have not given up; have you? I remain optimistic that something positive will indeed rise out of this mess....

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by rs, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2209 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl and City Council: Sick of it All!

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinoza is a very cool individual; those who are fortunate enough to have met him would most definitely...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1411 Views

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Menlo Park downtown plan moves to final review

"And there's a lot to discuss," Mayor Rich Cline commented at one point during Tuesday night's review of Menlo Park's draft...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

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Palo Alto needs cheaper clothing store

Interesting editorial in the Paly student newspaper. Is Palo Alto losing out on huge amounts of sales tax revenue because...

Original post made by shopper on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 9, 2011 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

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Paly vs Gunn Egg Fight Again at Greer Park?

Was that an egg fight or egg vandalism last night at Greer Park? Palo Alto police was out rounding up about 15-20. Twitter...

Original post made by David on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1471 Views

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Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2038 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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