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Hospital renewal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 2254 Views

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Palo Alto to get tough over trash hazards

Mounds of tree branches, trash, bags of garbage -- and even a dead body once -- littering a vacant lot and adjacent business...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rt, on Jan 29, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 3186 Views

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Palo Alto doctor assembles team to help Haiti

He provided medical help following Hurricane Katrina and the wildfires in San Diego. Now, Palo Alto Medical Foundation physician...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Feb 1, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 5 comments | 3182 Views

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Residents oppose Walgreens' alcohol bid

A promise Walgreens made 15 years ago to not sell alcohol when it built a store at Maybell Avenue and El Camino Real in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by PA resident, on Feb 2, 2010 at 9:58 am | 41 comments | 3445 Views

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Volunteers replant trees along California Avenue

The trees are back on California Avenue -- and not without considerable fanfare. What started as a black eye for the City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Harmony, on Feb 3, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 21684 Views

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Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda Sunday evening, according to a San...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by jimmy the biker, on Feb 7, 2010 at 7:32 am | 10 comments | 2316 Views

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Stanford Weekend Acres

A bent, beat-up green sign declaring "End County Road" greets drivers turning off Alpine Road onto Bishop Lane. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Nic, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 6708 Views

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Palo Alto votes to fight PG&E 'power grab'

Palo Alto will battle a PG&E-backed statewide ballot initiative that would make it more difficult for public electricity...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Feb 8, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 47 comments | 8643 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Exploring Barron Park

The days of summer ice-cream socials held to welcome new neighbors, spring gatherings in the park and winter parades complete...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by uncle sammy, on Feb 8, 2010 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 3442 Views

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Flora, fauna and sculpture

While a new self-guided podcast tour of the Stanford campus' plants, animals and science art often urges walkers to check...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 3726 Views

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High-tech exec Harry Lewenstein, 83, dies

Harry Lewenstein, a retired electronics industry marketing executive, died Wednesday (Feb. 3), four days after his 83rd birthday....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Retta from upstate NY, on Mar 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 15 comments | 3157 Views

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Zumot's bail request hinges on recordings

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man whom police said strangled Jennifer Schipsi and burned down the house the two of them shared...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Yikes, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 2249 Views

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El Camino bell to grace El Palo Alto site

Bellmaker John Kolstad put the finishing touches Wednesday on a new "El Camino Real bell" that will be officially dedicated...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kiddo, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 6060 Views

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Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

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2010 Tall Tree award honorees named

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

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 5 comments | 4401 Views

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Cooley Landing workshop to be held Saturday

The City of East Palo Alto is hosting a workshop Saturday (Feb. 6) to solicit community input on Cooley Landing, an 8.5-acre...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 2017 Views

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This weekend's events (Feb. 6-7)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: Bill Raney] Bill Raney will be presenting his poignant memoir, "Letters to Zerky," about...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Randall Newman, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 2309 Views

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Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2924 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS ... </B>When is driving 15 mph considered driving "too fast for conditions"? When the car in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by How is this news?, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 2162 Views

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Horses and trainer, evicted from Stanford Red Barn, find new home

One-time Stanford Equestrian Team trainer Nancy Hey and her horses have found a new home. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12109...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 17, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 5123 Views
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