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Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 31 comments | 4178 Views

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Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 8032 Views

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Facebook, Menlo Park to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by moi, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 2414 Views

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Gunn to screen film on women in media

Gunn High School will screen the documentary film "Miss Representation," an examination of media portrayal of women by filmmaker...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by war on women, on Apr 10, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1924 Views

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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 21688 Views

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SLAC may restart in February

Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) expects to restart its accelerators in February after being shut...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 11, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1657 Views

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Palo Alto celebrates 2012 Tall Tree Awards

Alison Cormack, John Barton, the Foundation for a College Education and Whole Foods Market were recognized as Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Kimberly Hurt-Pereira, on Apr 15, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 7 comments | 8116 Views

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Palo Alto seeks ideas for renovating Rinconada Park

Rinconada Park, one of Palo Alto's most used open spaces, features many desirable attractions, but a lack of paths, well-defined...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 10:45 am | 56 comments | 3935 Views

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High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 14, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 23 comments | 2351 Views

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Menlo School misses big upset in tourney

==B Friday's prep baseball== Menlo School outplayed Bishop Gorman, the formerly No. 1-ranked team baseball in the country,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Everyone 'sad' after surprise removal of school tree

Children and parents at Fairmeadow School are wondering why a beloved tree, which had been fenced for protection during a...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 37 comments | 4353 Views

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East Palo Alto Best Buy store to close

Electronics retailer Best Buy announced the locations of 42 of its big-box store closures Saturday, including East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 36 comments | 4370 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Phil Jaber

Phil Jaber, founder of Philz Coffee, talks about his history in the Bay Area and the challenges and triumphs of opening the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Kristinite, on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:42 pm | 14 comments | 8237 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: Cubberley Community Center; 'Magical Bridge' playground

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25000...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2514 Views

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Palo Alto's greenhouse gas emissions fall

Greenhouse gas emissions from Palo Alto residents and city operations are estimated to have fallen 15 to 20 percent from...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Pants on fire, on Apr 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 41 comments | 4921 Views

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Palo Alto area to celebrate Earth Day

Several cities and nonprofit organizations are hosting nature and conservation activities this week and next in honor of...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 17, 2012 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 5062 Views

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Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 3144 Views

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Theater review: Steinbeck shines on stage

No one familiar with Robert Kelley's vast and impressive body of work as TheatreWorks' founder and artistic director should...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
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Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 2795 Views

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Microsoft Store opens at Stanford Shopping Center

The new Microsoft Store is held its grand opening at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday, April 19, and San Francisco 49ers...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Thucydides, on Apr 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 4164 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE