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Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3185 Views

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Barnes & Noble opening in downtown Palo Alto

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is moving into downtown Palo Alto, but shoppers will still need to head to Redwood City because...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:03 am | 13 comments | 8259 Views

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New Palo Alto shuttle schedules begin Aug. 23

Riders of two Palo Alto shuttle buses will experience improved service on one line and will have to wait a half hour longer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Delores Eberhart, on Aug 23, 2010 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3835 Views

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El Palo Alto restored by 'hero' with a light touch

The spray-paint vandalism of El Palo Alto, the "living landmark" of the City of Palo Alto, has been delicately removed by...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 4037 Views

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In new group, singing is all about the boys

One need only take a look at Michael Jackson or Josh Groban to realize that there is something particularly exciting about...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 20, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 3585 Views

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Edgewood Plaza planning review set Sept. 1

Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood residents will get a glimpse of the latest plans to rebuild the defunct Edgewood Plaza...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Good neighbor, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

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Turning asphalt into opportunity

When Susie Hwang looks at the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza shopping center, she envisions a place where neighbors might gather,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Karen Harwell, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3313 Views

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Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4121 Views

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BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 3062 Views

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Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2139 Views

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Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2818 Views

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Palo Alto officials worry about rail's Plan B

If California's high-speed-rail project does not go as planned, cities on the Midpeninsula could find themselves stuck with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 85 comments | 11319 Views

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Fantastic voyage

When Ora Tamir emigrated to California in 1980, she brought Israel with her. The expanses of desert she remembered from her...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 3588 Views

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Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 31, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 25 comments | 5232 Views

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Edgewood Plaza seeks planned-community zone

Plans to rebuild the historic Edgewood Plaza shopping center, developed by Joseph Eichler in the 1950s, and add 10 homes...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Traffic?, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2661 Views

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Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:51 am | 15 comments | 2886 Views

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Housing Corp. observes 40th birthday today

An event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Palo Alto Housing Corporation and dedicate a new community room at one...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by re moved, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2572 Views

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Mosque proposal gets revised in Palo Alto

A Muslim group seeking to build a mosque on San Antonio Road has revised its plans for the proposed building in South Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by minerva052, on Sep 4, 2010 at 11:47 pm | 26 comments | 4718 Views

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A snip in time

President Barbershop owner Roy Ruiz, 90, has been cutting hair on University Avenue in Palo Alto a long time. More than 60...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mom of a happy customer, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 7 comments | 10916 Views

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Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6762 Views
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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