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Palo Alto VA director recognized by president

Lisa Freeman, director of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, has received a top presidential award for her work. Freeman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:42 am | 5 comments | 3074 Views

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Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1531 Views

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Cal Fire bracing for summer wildfire season

Local firefighters are preparing for the increased risk of wildfires this summer and are asking residents to do the same. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by me, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2113 Views

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A closer look

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Smith, on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2854 Views

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Measure H, East Palo Alto rent ordinance, passes

East Palo Alto's rent stabilization and eviction ordinance, Measure H, was approved in Tuesday's election by a wide margin,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:56 am | 8 comments | 3760 Views

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Final days for downtown Palo Alto gas station

Downtown Palo Alto will lose its only gas station when the locally run business shuts down at the end of June. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:10 am | 23 comments | 4013 Views

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Damaged Trojans receive two-year bowl ban

The NCAA leveled USC with stinging penalties Thursday, issuing a two-year bowl ban and declaring Heisman Trophy winner Reggie...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by 45 year-old adolescent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

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Marianne Crowder, longtime dancer and teacher, dies at 104

Marianne Elser Crowder, who shared the joy and discipline of dance with generations of young women and who showed older women...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Megan Davis, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 4700 Views

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Congratulations, Class of 2010!

In ceremonies that were both joyous and reflective, Palo Alto's three largest high schools bid farewell to the Class of 2010....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 6 comments | 5143 Views

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Hundreds pay tribute to David Lewis Thursday

He was the boy on someone's baseball team; the drug addict nicknamed "Funky Rat" who did years in prison; and ultimately...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by al, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 3349 Views

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Nicole Hemenway

Nicole Hemenway says she will miss the "snug and cozy" feel of Palo Alto, her hometown. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17181...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by An old friend, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 3769 Views

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Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

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Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

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Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2537 Views

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Turning a neighborhood into a playground

A lot can be said about Iris Way, a Palo Alto neighborhood located off of Embarcadero Road. It has everything a suburban...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Camp Iris Way Counselor, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 26 comments | 6398 Views

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Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2679 Views

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School district expresses fears on Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 4965 Views

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Old sprinklers kept Menlo fire from spreading

An old but still effective sprinkler system prevented a major fire in downtown Menlo Park from causing even more extensive...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 24, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 12 comments | 3165 Views

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Bobcat Ridge to re-open Saturday

Tule, one of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo's two bobcats, watches ducks and a goose from her favorite spot in her new...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm - to Pat, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 9 comments | 6280 Views

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Palo Alto Commons plans expansion

Plans for a 45-unit senior rental-housing development won unanimous recommendation from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 5 comments | 3580 Views
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