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Festivities on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Abby, on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1312 Views

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Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

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Two mountain lion sightings reported in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Tuesday morning in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by AndSmallDogs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by kumar, on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

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What the clubs do

There are dozens of service and fraternal clubs on the Midpeninsula. Here are the histories of a few of them: Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by mark, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

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Monroe Park

When Bill and Hollie Halpin decided to leave their home in San Jose for Palo Alto, they searched meticulously for a community...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by herzing girl, on Jul 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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underpass closure - no flooding

There is an underpass connecting East Bayshore & West Bayshore, between Oregon & San Antonio, which is normally scheduled...

Original post made by BayshoreBiker on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1670 Views

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Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Once Upon A Mattress, An Outstanding Production!

My grand daughter and I attended opening night of Children's Theater production of the Tony Award winning musical. Without...

Original post made by Sally on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

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Charleston Gardens

When Jone Manoogian and her fiancÚ walked through an Eichler in a cul-de-sac in Charleston Gardens, they knew their search...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by George Browning, on Aug 7, 2011 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 911 Views

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Neighbors awaken sleeping residents during fire

The sleeping occupants of a Palo Alto apartment escaped injury on Saturday morning (Aug. 6), after neighbors awakened them...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Smoke Alarms Save Lives, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Palo Alto native lands role in Dreamworks' feature film 'The Help'

At 6, she moved with her family from Palo Alto to France, where they drove around the country in a VW van before settling...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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Feature story: What's the buzz?

==I Homemade honey and beekeeping blossom== There's no official count of beekeepers in the Palo Alto area but they -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Ip, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Worth a look

Art Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15353 posted Friday, August 12, 2011,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter, on Aug 14, 2011 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl to close in September

Should we believe this now or not? Is it another episode in the boy who called wolf? http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/palo-alto-bowl-rolls-away My...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by buy it, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

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Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

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Today marks third Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday that Friday (Sept. 2) would be the third Spare the Air day...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by yesterday's news, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 986 Views

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27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

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Authorities identify motorcyclist killed Friday night

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in East Palo Alto Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views
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