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For July Fourth weekend, students adorn trees and hope to inspire unity

Festooned in red, white and blue, two well-known street trees at the intersection of Lowell Avenue and Bryant Street in Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
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Celebrating this Fourth of July with events throughout the Peninsula

Many of the traditional local events, like the chili cook-off, junior rodeo and fireworks displays, aren't being held this...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
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What's closed, open July 4-5 in Palo Alto

With the Fourth of July once again falling on a weekend, locals may not notice a difference in city or regional transit services,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
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Bored chefs + hungry kids = a new innovative meal program by Facebook

A pandemic-born program where Facebook's campus chefs feed families in the Ravenswood school district, which serves residents...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2021
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This Alpine all-star baseball team is heating up the scoreboard

Brandan Sweeney and Anders Cahill each had three hits in helping the Alpine 9-10 Little All-Stars beat San Mateo American...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2021
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Following a frantic year, Pets In Need gradually reopens to Palo Alto's animal lovers

After transforming itself from a full-fledged animal shelter to a network that links would-be pet owners with their new companions,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
Last comment by Optimist Pessimist Realist , on Jun 29, 2021 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 8149 Views

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Alpine 11-12 all-stars grab the lead early in a District 52 tournament victory

Hudson Watten was one of four players with two hits and he pitched the final inning in helping Alpine beat San Mateo American...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
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Home runs help Menlo-Atherton, Alpine all-stars advance

Menlo-Atherton jumped out in the lead Saturday and never relinquished its control of the game in a 5-2 win over Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2021
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Little League 11-12 all-star rosters are announced

The following individuals have been recognized as District 52 Majors (ages 11-12) all-stars and will participate in the all-star...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2021
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Simone de Muñoz was writing a novel about a hypothetical virus — and then COVID hit

In 2019, Simone de Muñoz did a fair amount of research about viruses and pandemics to make the premise of "Manflu" as plausible...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2021
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Stanford baseball eliminated from College World Series on final pitch

The Stanford baseball team lost a chance to advance in the College World Series in a most frustrating way. Vanderbilt scored...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2021
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Theater review: Los Altos Stage's 'The Mercy Seat' is mesmerizing, unrelenting

This powerfully performed play offers a window into the tough choices men and women make, or avoid, amid difficult times....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
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Palo Alto's Kim jumps to new heights at CCS track and field finals

Palo Alto senior Aaron Kim became only the sixth 7-foot high jumper in Central Coast Section track and field history and...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
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Palo Alto selects new city clerk

Palo Alto has concluded its search for a new city clerk, with the City Council preparing to name Lesley Milton on Monday...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by PA Community Advocate, on Jun 19, 2021 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 6662 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep girls celebrate CCS lacrosse title on their home turf

Sacred Heart Prep claimed the first-ever Central Coast Section girls lacrosse championship, beating Mitty 13-1 on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2021
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Palo Alto High's baseball season ends in the CCS semifinals

This year's Palo Alto High baseball team played one final game together in the semifinals of the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
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Hot weather leads to heat advisory, Spare the Air alert in Bay Area

Sweltering temperatures have placed the Bay Area under a heat advisory and Spare the Air alert. A flex alert has also been...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2021
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Police auditor to vet cases in which Palo Alto officers point guns

Palo Alto moved Monday to further expand the purview of its independent police auditor when the City Council directed the...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jim Jeffries, on Jun 17, 2021 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 4603 Views

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Out of this world: Pace makes space for painter's cosmic landscapes

Damian Loeb's work is informed by photography, cinematography and the appropriation of images found in such far-flung places...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2021
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Stanford prepares to reopen outdoor campus spaces to the public

After nine and a half months of tightly controlled access to its campus, Stanford University on Wednesday, June 16, will...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2021
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