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A passion for fashion

Mary Kennedy struts the catwalk in the "1930's schoolgirl" inspired outfit she designed and made during a two-week session...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2537 Views

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Senior Games ready to roll

Nearly 10,000 highly motivated athletes of a certain age are poised to descend on Palo Alto as the 2009 Senior Games begin...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2182 Views

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Palo Alto sees spiking costs of retiree benefits

A spike in retirements and rising costs of health care have pushed Palo Alto's liability to its retirees to $129.7 million,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by bankruptcy, on Aug 6, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 51 comments | 3176 Views

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City considers a more lenient alarm policy

Residents incensed about Palo Alto's $250 fine for unregistered alarm systems could soon get more time to comply before they're...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by FEE FOR WHAT?, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 4 comments | 2001 Views

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Los Altos Neighborhoods

What once was a brief stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad evolved after World War II to a tree-lined city providing a quiet...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kim K, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2885 Views

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Fireworks, torch relay open Senior Games

More than 40 runners brought the excitement of the Olympics to downtown Palo Alto Saturday evening, carrying the first solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 3877 Views

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A shocking victory for Bartoli in Bank of West

Marion Bartoli gave the Bank of the West Classic a French artisan look Sunday, stunning Venus Williams, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4, in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
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Trees damaged in Oregon Expressway work

A sidewalk-installation project along Oregon Expressway has damaged several large trees to the point to the point city officials...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 2973 Views

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Neighbors to observe National Night Out tonight

Out of all the neighborhood events planned for National Night Out tonight, perhaps the "swingingest" will take place at Channing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by C.L.Taylor, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 2401 Views

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Law Professor John H. Barton dies of bike-accident injuries

John H. Barton, 72, a Stanford University law professor whose career emphasized the interface between science and the law,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Tamali Sen Gupta, on May 13, 2010 at 2:04 am | 8 comments | 3746 Views

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Religious groups to speak on supporting teens

Following two suicides and at least one attempted suicide by Palo Alto teens last spring, local religious groups have joined...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 18 comments | 3220 Views

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Senior Games a winner with local merchants

The 2009 Summer National Senior Games are bringing in the gold to Palo Alto businesses, merchants say. But exactly how much...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:45 am | 3 comments | 2071 Views

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$3 million house raffled to help the homeless

Buy a raffle ticket, help the homeless -- and possibly win a $3 million house in Los Altos Hills. That's the pitch in a new...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 2673 Views

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Alert police sergeant helps nab burglar suspects

A resident surprised two burglars stealing electronic items from his home in the 800 block of Oregon Avenue just before noon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by george, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 21 comments | 3192 Views

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Hospital takes fresh approach to patients' meals

In the hierarchy of dreaded dinners, hospital food typically ranks somewhere around high-school cafeteria's mystery meat...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 6 comments | 3946 Views

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A garden for all

Sheila Mandoli's long-held dream for a larger community garden for Ventura neighborhood residents is finally coming to fruition....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2341 Views

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'Cougars Convention' set for Palo Alto Aug. 28

A man who made headlines running for California governor in the 2003 recall election on a "singles platform" now plans to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by cougar report, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 62 comments | 3659 Views

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Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2001 Views

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Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2597 Views

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A mighty reunion

In the late '80s, they played funk and soul from the '70s, rocking bars in East Palo Alto and frat parties at Stanford. Now...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sujobaremo, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 3402 Views
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