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Founder of Peninsula Day Care Center dies

Mary Jo Shaw, co-founder and longtime owner of the Peninsula Day Care Center on San Antonio Road, died earlier this month...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kathy Wilson, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1570 Views

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Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sueppr, on Oct 17, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1991 Views

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Obama in Palo Alto - which neighborhood?

Heard on the news that Obama is coming for a fund raiser to Palo Alto tomorrow evening around 7pm .. which neighborhood?...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by M Foley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1768 Views

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TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

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Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

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City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1608 Views

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Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1454 Views

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Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

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Palo Alto Sandbag Saturday, November 20, 2010

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

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Bravo to 'Boulevard'

A struggling writer, a delusional former film star and a decaying mansion in one of L.A.'s swankiest neighborhoods are center...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 3092 Views

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Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

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City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

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Palo Alto company is rated the best place to work in the USA

But the NIMBYs are trying to run them out of town anyway. List of the 50 best employers in the USA: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

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Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

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Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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36 robberies?

On the 11pm news broadcast, while reporting a robbery in Palo Alto (I think Stanford Mall), the reporter said that this adds...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 24, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1525 Views

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Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

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City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Double -- no, make that quadruple -- trouble?

A Redwood City woman performed a rare feat recently when she gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets at Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views
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