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Marianne Crowder, longtime dancer and teacher, dies at 104

Marianne Elser Crowder, who shared the joy and discipline of dance with generations of young women and who showed older women...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Megan Davis, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 4341 Views

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Congratulations, Class of 2010!

In ceremonies that were both joyous and reflective, Palo Alto's three largest high schools bid farewell to the Class of 2010....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 6 comments | 4633 Views

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Hundreds pay tribute to David Lewis Thursday

He was the boy on someone's baseball team; the drug addict nicknamed "Funky Rat" who did years in prison; and ultimately...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by al, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 3183 Views

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Nicole Hemenway

Nicole Hemenway says she will miss the "snug and cozy" feel of Palo Alto, her hometown. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17181...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by An old friend, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 3352 Views

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Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2146 Views

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Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2421 Views

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Turning a neighborhood into a playground

A lot can be said about Iris Way, a Palo Alto neighborhood located off of Embarcadero Road. It has everything a suburban...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Camp Iris Way Counselor, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 30 comments | 5805 Views

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Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2524 Views

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School district expresses fears on Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 4802 Views

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Old sprinklers kept Menlo fire from spreading

An old but still effective sprinkler system prevented a major fire in downtown Menlo Park from causing even more extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 3057 Views

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Bobcat Ridge to re-open Saturday

Tule, one of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo's two bobcats, watches ducks and a goose from her favorite spot in her new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm - to Pat, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 9 comments | 6029 Views

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Palo Alto Commons plans expansion

Plans for a 45-unit senior rental-housing development won unanimous recommendation from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 5 comments | 3317 Views

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BBC workers arrested for groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dial In, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2204 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly chosen as best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly garnered the top award for non-daily newspapers in the 33rd annual Greater Bay Area Journalism competition,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 25, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2863 Views

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East Palo Alto man dies in Skyline Blvd. crash

Gonzalo Martinez-Hernandez, 50, of East Palo Alto was found dead Sunday morning in the back seat of a car down an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 2513 Views

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Dancing the night away

The music of the Argentine tango filled the air Thursday night at the Campus for Jewish Life in south Palo Alto. Photos by...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chantal, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7521 Views

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June Moss of East Palo Alto to be honored at veterans luncheon

East Palo Alto resident June Moss, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Army who fought both in Iraq and with PTSD at home, will...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Katie Szopa, on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2541 Views

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Medvedev wants his own 'Siliconovaya Dolina'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is touring Silicon Valley to see how its mix of technology, venture capital and innovation...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by jazzpr0, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 2670 Views

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Medvedev seeks help for Russia's 'Silicon Valley'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday sent his first tweet, met Steve Jobs, visited California Avenue in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 2740 Views
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