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Peppy in pink

Omigod you guys! It's one of the dumbest musicals of all time! Well, dumb but fun. And dumb but kinda sweet. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by theaterlover, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

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Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1037 Views

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VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Meg speaks, HP tanks

Meg gave a speech at the HP company meeting today, pretty much saying that HP sucks and isn't going to get better any time...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 3, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 758 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Angela Filo

Angela Buenning Filo, Palo Alto-based photographer and creator of the "Palo Alto Forest Project," speaks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan Buenning, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1410 Views

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VP debate strategy

Anyone else watching the VP debate this evening? Biden seems to be using a much different strategy from Obama. When Ryan...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 808 Views

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Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

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Guest Opinion: For young persons, knowledgeable engagement equals volcano power

We've all heard the saying, "To assume makes an ass out of you and me." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17692...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

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grocery donations for hurricane victims

Mitt Romney is organizing grocery donations to give to the hurricane victims. Are any of the local Romney offices doing collections?...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by James, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

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Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

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Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

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This weekend's events (Nov. 10-11)

[http://www.rainwaterharvesting.eventbrite.com Class: Rainwater Harvesting] Residents can prepare for the coming dry season...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2822 Views

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Title defenses are still alive for SHP boys and girls

==B CCS water polo== The Sacred Heart Prep boys and girls took a step closer to defending their respective Central Coast...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by WP fan, on Nov 11, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 908 Views

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Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

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Volunteer opportunities

Any suggestions for volunteer opportunities in Palo Alto (or close by) for a group of 3rd and 4th graders? ...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by "Neighbor Helping Neighbor" Food Drive, on Nov 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Dear Santa ...

Palo Alto firefighters have figured out where Santa lives and are planning to contact him directly this year to help Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 3407 Views

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Palo Alto to hold Tree Lighting event Friday

Palo Alto plans to usher in the holiday season this Friday -- rain or shine -- with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Dec. 18)

[http://www.smcl.org/en/node/6067 Holiday Concert: Mary McLaughlin] Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will perform...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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City pay, pension costs rising

While other cities are reducing the pension and government cost, why the pension costs are rising significantly in Palo Alto!...

Original post made by @taxpayer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 19, 2012 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 850 Views
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