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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 | 2856 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 | 3767 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 | 4015 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 | 2191 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 | 4704 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 | 5152 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 | 3351 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 | 3773 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 | 2471 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 | 2539 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 | 6402 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 | 2683 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 | 4970 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 | 3169 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 | 6285 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 | 3584 Views

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BBC workers arrested for groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dial In, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

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Palo Alto Weekly chosen as best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly garnered the top award for non-daily newspapers in the 33rd annual Greater Bay Area Journalism competition,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 25, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 2973 Views

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East Palo Alto man dies in Skyline Blvd. crash

Gonzalo Martinez-Hernandez, 50, of East Palo Alto was found dead Sunday morning in the back seat of a car down an embankment...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jun 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 2679 Views
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