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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 | 1675 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 | 1540 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 | 1680 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 | 1607 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 | 1610 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 | 1567 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 | 1757 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 | 1536 Views

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News Digest

<B>Electric cars charge into Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11533...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by ts, on Aug 30, 2009 at 3:21 am | 1 comment | 1575 Views

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Caltrain horns back to normal volume, people still whine

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/localnews/ci_13241557...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1625 Views

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Anyone know where the smoke is coming from?

The past few days I've noticed a distinct smoke smell in the air. It's particularly bad this morning. Does anyone know...

Original post made by stacrb on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1895 Views

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Palo Alto Story Project: Carol Gilbert

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

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jacquie Rush, on Sep 4, 2009 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

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Sole searching

Eddie Fung (left) and Aashbir Basi (right) line up rows of shoes -- 1,000 total -- at El Camino Park in Palo Alto Tuesday....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by William, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

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Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

Well located, yet far from the hustle-bustle of town Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13823...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Paper? No thanks.

I will place a large plastic bin in my van and request help to place my unbagged groceries in that bin. The paper bag was...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by who needs paper bags?, on Sep 17, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

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Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

The Adobe Meadow and Meadow Park neighborhoods, nestled just east of Middlefield Road between East Meadow Drive and Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by mutti, on Sep 18, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Disease expert to discuss swine flu at Stanford

An infectious disease expert will discuss the H1N1 virus -- or swine flu -- at the Stanford Blood Center Tuesday as part...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1904 Views

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Original request for 'defense fund' reimbursement

This is the original request for reimbursement for those who gave to a legal defense fund for Children's Theatre staff. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1732 Views

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Financial difficulties with the Know Knew Books bookstore

The Know Knew Books bookstore on California Ave is having financial difficulties, according to Bill, an individual who works...

Original post made by Richard on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:40 am | 1 comment | 1633 Views

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In dangerous alley, garden may blossom

In the Barron Park neighborhood, a garbage-strewn alley known more for crime than functionality could soon become a community...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by John Benza, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views
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