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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 | 8466 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 | 4159 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 | 24 comments | 2539 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 | 1629 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 | 4631 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 | 4974 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 | 8820 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 | 2633 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 | 5111 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 | 5419 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 | 3 comments | 3407 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 | 3006 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 | 4535 Views

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Residents gear up to save Palo Alto animal shelter

Vowing not to let the City of Palo Alto shutter its animal services center, residents and animal advocates are mounting an...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 49 comments | 4242 Views

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'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

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Imagining the future of education

They are young, tech-savvy and affluent, many with successful startups under their belts. A growing number of Palo Alto-area...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
Last comment by Teacher's Pet, on Apr 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 23 comments | 7198 Views

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It is time for residential parking permits in Palo Alto

Fellow Palo Altans, it's time we take this issue of residential permit parking and settle it once and for all. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on May 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 85 comments | 11355 Views

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Feature story: Listening to nature

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Joan Hamilton, on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2474 Views

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Best Of Palo Alto 2010

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13518 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Moe, on Apr 23, 2012 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 32138 Views
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