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Ferguson decision triggers local protest

Dozens of Stanford University students and members of the Palo Alto community are expected to gather today at noon at Cogswell...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 1676 Views

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'Marshmallow Test' psychologist discusses self-control

Fifty years ago, Walter Mischel embarked on a now famous study called "The Marshmallow Test." He returned to the study's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Parker, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 2512 Views

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A holiday to build 'a beloved community'

"All great religions encourage their followers to love their neighbors," Evergreen Park resident Samina Sundas said of the...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by adnan siddiqui, 18 hours ago | 12 comments | 2205 Views

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Merry matchmaking: Local wine experts offer suggestions on holiday food-and-wines pairings

Planning what wines to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner or figuring out which to bring to a Christmas party can be, frankly,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 2 comments | 2467 Views

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A choristers' piece: Bay Choral Guild performs Brahms' 'German Requiem' without an orchestra

When the Bay Choral Guild presents Brahms' "<I>Ein deutsches Requiem</I></B>" ("<I>German Requiem</I></B>"), audiences familiar...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by George, on Nov 23, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 97 Views

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Union Raises Concerns About Contractor Hooking Up Natural Gas

From the SJ Mercury News since PA Online is slow at posting. The union has their panties in a wad about a contractor...

Original post made by David on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 23, 2014 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 115 Views

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A choristers' piece

When the Bay Choral Guild presents Brahms' "German Requiem" without a symphony orchestra to overpower the quieter movements,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, Chorister, on Nov 22, 2014 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 415 Views

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Handmade, original gifts for the holidays

While Santa's elves have been chipping away at their annual mega-assignment, members of The Garden Club of Palo Alto have...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2184 Views

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The gift that keeps on giving: Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers

When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2021 Views

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Palo Alto superintendent names members of achievement gap task force

Superintendent Max McGee announced Tuesday night the more than 20 faculty, parents, community members, alumni and administrators...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 21, 2014 at 2:19 am | 21 comments | 2849 Views

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Board OKs 'working cafe' plan for Varsity Theatre in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Historic Resources Board gave the thumbs up Wednesday to plans for a public "working cafe" in the front courtyard...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by I Dont Check Back, on Nov 21, 2014 at 12:05 am | 40 comments | 6912 Views

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Palo Alto strikes down car-camping ban

Acknowledging a shift in the legal landscape, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday night to repeal the city's controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 76 comments | 4726 Views

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The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 986 comments | 135510 Views

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Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 8:40 am | 11 comments | 11886 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep completes historic 10-0 regular season

==BI Friday's prep football== The Sacred Heart Prep football team finished its regular season in historic fashion on Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 19, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 207 Views

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Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 3932 Views

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Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 16, 2014 at 11:09 am | 57 comments | 39197 Views

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There's something about 'Harvey': Palo Alto Players revisit a classic comedy

It's been 70 years since Jimmy Stewart played the delightfully delusional Elwood P. Dowd in the original Broadway production...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by roger, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 160 Views

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Officers burst into home of community leader

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Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 15, 2014 at 11:56 am | 9 comments | 3333 Views

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Menlo Park police release names of officers involved in fatal shooting

The three Menlo Park police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a burglary suspect are veterans with more than a decade...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
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Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,486 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,760 views

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 1,249 views

Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 993 views

Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
By Sally Torbey | 4 comments | 610 views