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Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

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Deaths

<B>Richard O. Schulte Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11201 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by C.Mazenko, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views

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Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1562 Views

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Who won the Chili Cookoff?

There were several articles hyping up the Chili Cook-off this year, but neither the Daily, Weekly, nor Post has ran anything...

Original post made by Koa on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

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Palo Alto researcher wins Presidential award

Palo Alto resident Alex Sox-Harris, a researcher whose work aims to improve mental-health care, is one of 100 recipients...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1598 Views

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Senior Games recruiters feel the crunch

Recruiters for the 2009 National Senior Games are looking for as many as 4,000 local volunteers for the biennial event, which...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by SrGamesVolunteer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Man dies during bike ride in Menlo Park

Chris Hipp, a former professional bike rider and a founding member at Blade Systems Alliance, died Tuesday morning, July...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by RIP, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

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Mahjong Monday

Kay Mahon plays Mahjong at Avenidas Monday afternoon. Avenidas hosts a Mahjong community event every Monday from 1 to 4 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by a Mahjong fan, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

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Wired world

A 72-inch-wide American flag is one of the wall hangings in Pamela Drury Wattenmaker's new exhibition. Among the white stars,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Taylor-Chamberlain, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:10 am | 1 comment | 2189 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13220 posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 9:35...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by jh, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1510 Views

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Los Altos Neighborhoods

What once was a brief stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad evolved after World War II to a tree-lined city providing a quiet...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kim K, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views

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Why the sirens this morning at 6:45 and then helicopter?

I heard lots of sirens and then around 7:30, a helicopter flying around for awhile. Criminal fleeing or car wreck? ...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by JFP, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views

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Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1597 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Geri McGilvray

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1733 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1527 Views
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