Around Town | October 8, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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News - October 8, 2010

Around Town

BLACK & WHITE & MASKED ... It was no secret that a thousand revelers descended on Lucie Stern Community Center last Saturday for the biennial Palo Alto Black & White Ball. The volunteer-organized, mask-themed fundraiser for the Palo Alto Recreation Foundation included gourmet eats from 40 local restaurants and several musical groups, including Foreverland, a Michael Jackson tribute band. A silent auction attracted numerous bidders on items such as lunches with officials, a Stanford shopping spree and retail gift packages. But the standout item appeared to be a homecooked Persian dinner for six donated by Community Services Recreation Services Manager Khashayar "Cash" Alaee. Valued at $300, it had already attracted more than $500 with at least a half-hour to go until bidding closed.

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