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The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

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Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2781 Views

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Palo Alto, other cities brace for incoming storms

In an e-mail alert to neighborhood leaders, Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene is warning of a "very real" potential for "significant...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 3096 Views

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PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 2152 Views

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High-speed rail meeting Thursday in Palo Alto

Peninsula residents concerned about the state's proposed high-speed rail project will have a chance to ask questions and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jan 31, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 41 comments | 2850 Views

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Mitzvah Day draws 600 volunteers

Pouring rain and blustery wind didn't stop nearly 600 people from participating in Mitzvah Day on Monday, organized by the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2594 Views

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Fallen trees, limbs block Skyline, Highway 84

Fallen trees and limbs have choked traffic in the Sky Londa area, the intersection of Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84, according...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 2378 Views

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Police activity closes East Bayshore in Palo Alto

A police incident early this evening (Wednesday) closed East Bayshore Road north of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto, in what...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by HAHA, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 2622 Views

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Woodside woman uninjured when oak hits car

A woman narrowly escaped serious injury or death in Portola Valley Tuesday when a large oak tree fell onto the car she was...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 2055 Views

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EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2880 Views

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Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by This explains a lot, on Jan 27, 2010 at 6:31 am | 25 comments | 4237 Views

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Man shot with Taser after assaulting police

A man who Palo Alto police said assaulted two officers, chipping one's tooth, was shot with a Taser and arrested Thursday...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by F Resident, on Jan 23, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 7 comments | 2017 Views

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This weekend's events (Jan. 23-24)

[http://www.rba.org/ Music: The Tuttles] The Tuttles, a bluegrass band of mostly teens and pre-teens, perform Saturday (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Angela Neff, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

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VIDEO Streetwise: 'Tell us about your first kiss'

Editorial intern Mike Lata and videographer John Squire stood outside the Stanford Theatre in downtown Palo Alto early this...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kimura, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 3123 Views

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Feature story: Musical maturity

Talent declares itself anywhere. In a crowded family room in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood, the air is electrified by...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Another Big Fan, on Jan 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 3974 Views

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Woman injured in crash on I-280 Thursday

A woman injured in a rollover crash in Palo Alto during Thursday's storm was pulled from her overturned vehicle and transported...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2385 Views

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Dalai Lama to visit Stanford, Ravenswood school

The Dalai Lama will visit Stanford University and East Palo Alto's Costano School in October to remind all those who listen...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 4341 Views

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Knife-wielding man robs Palo Alto Goodwill

A Santa Clara man was arrested in Palo Alto Monday afternoon minutes after allegedly robbing a Goodwill store and threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by chuck, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 2506 Views

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Life is a carnival

Carnival in Venice: Revelers in costumes of all colors are gathered in a piazza. A lady in pink and blue holds a fan and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda Stone, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2667 Views

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Feature: Mountain View's medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 2579 Views
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