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City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

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Zumot's attorney blasts withholding of texts

The attorney for Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and setting their...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by chrisc, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2394 Views

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Double -- no, make that quadruple -- trouble?

A Redwood City woman performed a rare feat recently when she gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets at Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

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Intense text messages dominate Zumot trial

During their turbulent two-year relationship, Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi exchanged hundreds of text messages, including...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2486 Views

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'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Photo essay: Art all around us

John McQuarrie's mural at the downtown Palo Alto Caltrian station is one of the many murals, sculptures and other artworks...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by more murals, on Jan 17, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 8 comments | 2781 Views

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Kishimoto gets 2-year term on open-space board

Former Palo Alto mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was appointed to a two-year term on the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Want to know, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:24 am | 10 comments | 1982 Views

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Man steals $93,000 ring from Stanford jeweler

A man who claimed he was shopping for an engagement ring at Shreve and Company at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Esther, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 2300 Views

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POST announces 'strategic' acquisition of Silva property

A newly purchased 97.5-acre property on Skyline Ridge will open an additional trail to bicyclists and hikers, Peninsula Open...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:06 am | 13 comments | 2993 Views

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'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 2129 Views

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Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Trippin, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 3500 Views

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Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night (Jan. 16) after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
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Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1767 Views

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Palo Alto gets high marks for 'quality of life'

Palo Altans seem to love their schools, parks and overall quality of life, but when it comes to things like public transportation,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by No trucks in South PA, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 3147 Views

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Mexico President Felipe Calderon to address Stanford grads June 12

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa will be the speaker at Stanford University's 120th commencement June 12. Calderon...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jairo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 6:35 am | 23 comments | 4632 Views

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'Traditional' California Ave. fountain favored in voting

Palo Alto art critics have spoken. A total of 419 members of the public weighed in on the upcoming California Avenue fountain...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 2983 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 33092 Views

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Stanford offers Palo Alto $173 million in 'benefits' for hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center has offered Palo Alto a $173 million package of community benefits -- including an aggressive...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 34 comments | 4669 Views

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Feature story: Soaring saplings

What's the mysterious construction project taking shape on the grounds of the Palo Alto Art Center? Willow saplings, sticks...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by hayes, on Nov 26, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 3963 Views
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