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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 | 3624 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 | 2253 Views

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Budget and Consolidation

Each of the citys in Santa Clara County has grown since most were started, and the government for each of these cities has...

Original post made by David on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

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Colorful Hindu holiday brightens Stanford

More than 5,000 people converged on Stanford University's Sand Hill playing field Saturday afternoon to dance, sing and cover...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

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PLACES IN PALO ALTO I REMEMBER,CUBBERLEY COUGARS CLASS OF 1972

PEERS DAIRY ON CLARA,DE ANZA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL( MEET YOU ON THE HILL),PENINSULA CREAMERY, DONUT SHOP ON CALIFORNIA STREET,MOTOR...

Original post made by STEPHEN WARD on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views

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Script keeps 'Mockingbird' from singing

"To Kill A Mockingbird," Harper Lee's only novel, is arguably one of the most important works of American literature to come...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 18, 2010 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1897 Views

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Shooting in East Palo Alto hospitalizes one

East Palo Alto police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Thursday night. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16577...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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Everything old is art again

Sorting out bottles and cans from the trash? Anyone can do that. Heidi Paul recycles cashmere. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 3:45 am | 2 comments | 1946 Views

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May 13 is national Bike To Work Day

If you don't know a good bike route to work, look for one this weekend or ask your work colleagues early next week. Google...

Original post made by bike to work on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1700 Views

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Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1713 Views

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At&T outage for several days

In addition, the south part of town had a telephone outage last week for several days. AT&T, once the problem was fixed,...

Original post made by nat on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 18, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1671 Views

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And now for something completely different

Baume could be the soul of a new cuisine. Or it could be just another once-pretty face on a high-turnover restaurant corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by obesity, on May 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 2 comments | 2449 Views

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kill the geese

The city of Mountain View wants to get rid of the geese around Shoreline Park because they are bothering the golfers. Story...

Original post made by goose on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 17, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1572 Views

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Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1978 Views

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Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named on Wednesday to the National Trust for Historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everything is historic, on May 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

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Cal Fire bracing for summer wildfire season

Local firefighters are preparing for the increased risk of wildfires this summer and are asking residents to do the same. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by me, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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BBC workers arrested for groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dial In, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

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SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPIC AT TIP-A-COP

I am a Palo Alto Resident and the mother of an amazing son who has Down Syndrome. Through out his life, I tried to keep him...

Original post made by Special Olympic Mom on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Grateful Mom, on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Medvedev seeks help for Russia's 'Silicon Valley'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday sent his first tweet, met Steve Jobs, visited California Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2126 Views

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Fireworks Show Shoreline Park SAT and SUN

Enjoy fireworks at Mountain View Shoreline Park Saturday AND Sunday evenings. http://www.bethel.org/CelebrateAmerica.htm...

Original post made by David on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Just wondering, on Jul 4, 2010 at 5:50 am | 2 comments | 2055 Views
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