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- March 22, 2013

Around the block

MAKING A BIG SPLASH ... The second annual Greenmeadow Association Big Splash event, a group jump into the association's pool at 303 Parkside Drive, will take place Saturday, March 23, at exactly 10:15 a.m. The event marks the opening of the association's pool and is followed by hot chocolate, coffee and doughnuts.

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS ... College Terrace Residents Association will hold its annual meeting Saturday, March 23, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Escondido Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 890 Escondido Road, Stanford. Topics will include election of CTRA board members, "State of the Terrace" by CTRA President Brent Barker and a presentation by Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff. The Midtown Residents Association will hold its general meeting on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at Friends Meeting Hall, 957 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto, to discuss the proposed Matadero Creek bike and pedestrian path. Neighborhood associations wanting a free public notice in the Weekly's monthly Neighborhoods section can email information by the second Friday of each month to Sue Dremann at

EDGEWOOD EATS RETURNS ... The popular food-truck gathering displaced from Edgewood Shopping Center returned on March 18, just blocks away at the First Congregational Church of Palo Alto parking lot. The City of Palo Alto granted Edgewood Eats a one-time special-use permit for the event, which featured eight food trucks. Event organizer Susie Hwang said residents who would like Edgewood Eats to continue as an ongoing event can drop an email of support to or post support at Future events will be posted on the Facebook page.

NEIGHBORHOOD TREE PRUNING ... City of Palo Alto Urban Forester Walter Passmore has announced that contractor West Coast Arborists is pruning street trees this month in the area bounded by Embarcadero and Middlefield roads and San Francisquito Creek. Neighborhoods include Crescent Park, Community Center and Duveneck/St. Francis. Pruning can initially make the tree look different, but trees will recover quickly, he said. To contact Urban Forestry, residents can call 650-496-5953.

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