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Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1883 Views

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Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1346 Views

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Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2006 Views

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Downtown merchants baffled by parking problem

What good is free and abundant downtown parking when visitors don't know it's there? That's one of the questions Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 am | 30 comments | 3480 Views

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Downtown library to shut down next month

Fans and patrons of Palo Alto's Downtown Library have another month to visit the cozy branch before it closes down for a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lovin Mountain View, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 11 comments | 2293 Views

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A home for the homemade

Artists often struggle to promote their homespun goods, yearning to be seen amidst the big-box retailers. But since the advent...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by palo alto, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 4677 Views

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Mountain lion may have killed deer in La Honda

A deer that was found dead in San Mateo County's La Honda area this morning appears to have been attacked by a mountain lion,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by ChococatSF, on May 24, 2010 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 2316 Views

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Fraudulent solar seller forced to repay victims

A man who claimed to be offering a "Free Solar Program" to qualified homeowners was sentenced to eight months in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 3253 Views

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Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Finally, a bill, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2431 Views

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What's good for the goose...

More than 200 animals -- 50-plus species, including bobcats, raccoons, jungle bats, snakes, a red tail hawk, and of course,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gordon, on Apr 1, 2010 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

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Eichler community divided over two-story houses

When a group of Fairmeadow residents launched an effort two years ago to ban new two-story buildings in their Eichler neighborhood,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 6, 2010 at 8:07 am | 192 comments | 7465 Views

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Page Mill investors sue firm over millions

Palo Alto-based property manager Page Mill Properties committed securities fraud, misled its investors and engaged in an...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by JC, on Apr 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 15 comments | 8116 Views

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Despite opposition, Walgreens continues alcohol bid

Three months after requesting a license to sell alcohol at its drugstore on El Camino Real at Maybell Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Baldy in a Caddy, on Apr 5, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 15 comments | 2911 Views

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Colorful Hindu holiday brightens Stanford

More than 5,000 people converged on Stanford University's Sand Hill playing field Saturday afternoon to dance, sing and cover...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 3093 Views

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Greendell / Walnut Grove

In a search for two of Palo Alto's lost neighborhoods -- Walnut Grove and Greendell -- a yellowed page from the June 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisette Narragon, on Apr 2, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 3156 Views

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Customers camp outside Apple store in Palo Alto

Eager customers have already begun to assemble outside Apple's Palo Alto store on 451 University Ave. in anticipation of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by AT&T sucks, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 6213 Views

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A bookstore becomes a stage and gallery

For 22 years, Know Knew Books on Palo Alto's California Avenue has been stuffed with used books of all shapes and sizes,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by A shout out to the community!, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:45 pm | 8 comments | 4445 Views

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iGot! Apple devotees get their reward

The mood at Apple's University Avenue store in Palo Alto was celebratory at 9 a.m. Saturday as Apple customers rushed into...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 6, 2010 at 10:36 am | 13 comments | 2345 Views

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Stanford Hospital gives 'final offer' to nurses

Nurses at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are at a heated impasse with hospital administrators...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by CaliNurse, on May 12, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 92 comments | 6077 Views
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