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Not your father's social club

Once a strong thread in a community's social fabric and a main source of public service, fraternal and service clubs today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 4984 Views

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Bill guaranteeing polling stations becomes law

A bill that guarantees California voters have a place in which to vote on Election Day has been signed into law by Gov. Arnold...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ali Hassan, on Jul 20, 2010 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 4117 Views

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Friendship was Chris Chan's 'greatest strength'

Friendship, not climbing, was Christina "Chris" Chan's greatest strength, despite her being a highly accomplished climber,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pele, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2640 Views

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Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s reach NorCal Tournament semifinals

Winning for the second time in two days, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars advanced to the semifinals of the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by TC, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2293 Views

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Neighbors want Facebook to be better friend

A fleet of sleek, black buses designed to cut down on the amount of traffic generated by Facebook's 1,000 employees in the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 169 comments | 11333 Views

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Officials seek feedback on flood-prevention plans

Local officials will present preliminary designs for a project to prevent sections of San Francisquito Creek from flooding...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by which way is up?, on Jul 21, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2673 Views

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Palo Alto police release sketch of suspected burglar

Palo Alto police have provided more details and release a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Adult, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 38 comments | 3715 Views

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Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the Alternatives chapter in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by bbebop, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:04 am | 1 comment | 3231 Views

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Stanford goes electronic with newest library

When Stanford University unveils its new engineering library Aug. 2, students will notice that the shelves now hold fewer...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by old Stanford, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 3055 Views

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Shifting the paradigm of Palo Alto to the world

I'm just another person from Palo Alto working to continue this city's pattern of innovation. I was born and raised here...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 3446 Views

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Chicken run

Days are short and so is money. Chicken, anyone? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10005...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2887 Views

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Palo Altan runs first marathon, breaks record

The unofficial winner of the San Francisco Marathon not only broke the course record today, but he was running a marathon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dan Dascalescu, on Dec 8, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 15 comments | 6188 Views

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Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4605 Views

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Palo Alto temple holds annual Obon Festival this weekend

The Palo Alto Buddhist Temple will celebrate the Obon Festival for the 62nd time this weekend. Events begin Saturday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Lovinobon, on Aug 5, 2012 at 4:31 am | 5 comments | 4712 Views

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Palo Alto police release sketch in juvenile-assisted burglaries

Palo Alto police have provided more details and released a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 3894 Views

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Memorial services Sunday for Daniel Schreiber

A memorial service will be held Sunday (Aug. 1) for Daniel Schreiber, 24, a former Palo Alto resident who died Monday night...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Another parent, on Jul 30, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2865 Views

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Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert Markstein, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 13 comments | 5279 Views

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Former Palo Alto council members blast firefighters' measure, launch 'Safe Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's former elected leaders are joining the current City Council in opposing a ballot measure that would freeze staffing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by establishment-phobe, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 32 comments | 4587 Views

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Alma Street sidewalk/curb project starts Monday

A "concrete rehabilitation" project along Alma Street in south Palo Alto will begin Monday (Aug. 9), funded by a $209,000...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2465 Views

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Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to march in celebration of the decision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2906 Views
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