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What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1694 Views

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Palo Alto-based choral group helping Japan through music

A local Japanese choral group that practices at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Palo Alto has made a YouTube video...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1989 Views

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New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2111 Views

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Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2012 Views

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Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

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Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views

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Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2581 Views

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Visitors wanted

Garages aren't just reserved spaces for parked cars and extra luggage. For some people, the garage is a haven in which they...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2511 Views

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Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2108 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2244 Views

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Bill and Carolyn Reller

In 2007, three years into Carolyn Reller's battle with a brain tumor, she and her husband, Bill, were approached to be honored...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Bob & Stephanie Byrne, on May 8, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 3427 Views

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Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 2147 Views

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Stanford to receive major art donation

Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson of Atherton and daughter Mary Patricia Anderson Pence announced this week they're donating...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 3785 Views

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Cassandra Moore Flashback

Cassandra Moore's initiative petition for authorizing marijuana dispensaries in Palo Alto enabled me to flash back to the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by araj turos, on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

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A warning to landlords and ladies

Yesterday my Craig List ad was responded to by someone who wrote that he was currently living in the UK and moving to California...

Original post made by plao alto resident on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

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Feature story: Some like it hot

For crowds of Palo Alto residents and visitors, the City of Palo Alto's Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off is worth far more...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by family friendly, on Jul 2, 2011 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 3452 Views

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Anyone get a message from Utilities asking about gas?

There's a message on my machine today from the City of Palo Alto Utilities asking if we get natural gas, and I'm wondering...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1303 Views

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PG&E to test Palo Alto pipeline next week

After a delayed start date, PG&E will begin to prepare next week for testing its natural gas transmission pipeline that runs...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by KP, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1859 Views

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VIDEO: 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto recently hosted a summer gathering honoring the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 3269 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Dr. Mahadevan

Dr. S.V. Mahadevan is associate chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine, associate professor of surgery at Stanford Medical...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen , on Aug 25, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 3146 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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