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Everything old is art again

Sorting out bottles and cans from the trash? Anyone can do that. Heidi Paul recycles cashmere. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 3:45 am | 2 comments | 2629 Views

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Palo Alto to honor top architects Monday

Architects who designed some of Palo Alto's most unique new buildings will be honored at an award ceremony Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 5, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 5642 Views

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VIDEO: 31st annual Palo Alto Tall Tree awards

Palo Alto's 2010 Tall Tree awards recognized suicide-prevention and mental health advocates Victor and Mary Ojakian; local...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
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TheatreWorks cited as 'treasured cultural icon'

On the 40th anniversary of TheatreWorks, the Palo Alto City Council Monday proclaimed the local professional theater company...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on May 4, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2127 Views

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Philanthropist Carolyn Reller dies at 68

Carolyn Reller, a philanthropist and active member of the Palo Alto community, died May 3 after struggling for several years...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on May 5, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 3494 Views

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Stanford to build pedigreed concert hall

Designed like an oval ship rising from a sea of glass, the area's newest music venue, Bing Concert Hall, is scheduled for...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Miss Coloratura, on May 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 19 comments | 5301 Views

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Annual Powwow comes to Stanford this weekend

Now in its 39th year, the Stanford Powwow is coming to the Eucalyptus Grove on campus again this weekend, with Native-American...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2617 Views

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California High-Speed Rail Authority names Roelof van Ark new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a seasoned transportation executive and current president of Alstom Transportation...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by guest, on Mar 9, 2011 at 4:39 am | 20 comments | 3259 Views

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Palo Alto's budget gap: Enforcing the code

Brian Reynolds' job is on the line. Proposed Palo Alto budget cuts could shrink the city's two-person code-enforcement team...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by JO, on May 10, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 4247 Views

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College Terrace Library set for fall opening

The College Terrace Library is scheduled to open on time after all after a City Council committee shot down on Thursday night...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 16, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 7 comments | 2541 Views

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Rents at former Page Mill apartments rolled back

Matthew Martin got an unexpected surprise in the mail this week: The Woodland Park Apartments tenant saw his rent go down...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2882 Views

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Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2020 Views

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EPA chief out of running for New Orleans job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been passed over for the New Orleans police superintendent position but remains...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by solve the crime, on May 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

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Palo Alto council members may take pay cuts

Seeking to send the community a sober message about Palo Alto's budget woes, a City Council committee agreed last week to...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on May 12, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 21 comments | 2932 Views

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'Bike to Work Day' coming up this Thursday

The morning auto rush-hour Thursday will take a leave of absence, and become a bicycle rush hour. Or at least that's the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by car driver, on May 12, 2010 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 2049 Views

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Water board may scrap redistricting plan

After a flurry of opposition and a threatened lawsuit from the City of Gilroy, the Santa Clara Valley Water District agreed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by waterboard?, on May 12, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

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An oasis in the neighborhood

Downtown North resident Katie Ritchey this week walked through the well-appointed ground floor of her new nonprofit for women,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Karen, on May 12, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 3268 Views

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Palo Alto dumps plan to fine non-recyclers

Palo Alto is backing off a controversial proposal to fine residents who flagrantly violate its sweeping new recycling ordinance. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bob Smith, on May 19, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 21 comments | 3308 Views

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Settlement in landmark Channing House case

Sally Herriot, a 91-year-old Palo Alto woman who sued Channing House senior community for the right to remain in her private...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by musical, on May 1, 2014 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 5604 Views

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Road warriors

All nine Bay Area counties took part in "Bike to Work Day" this morning, when hundreds of thousands of commuters shifted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by "encouraging", on May 15, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 2316 Views
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