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Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 5035 Views

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Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 2801 Views

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Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 3013 Views

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Poppy project seeks to restore hills to native full bloom

Standing in the Pearson-Arastradero Preserve parking lot, ecological restorationist Craig Dremann held up a California postcard,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Claire Elliott, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:58 pm | 6 comments | 6582 Views

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Stanford wants to expand undergrad enrollment

Stanford University wants to expand its undergraduate enrollment if it can raise the money to build housing for more students,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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Longtime neighborhood leaders looking for help

When the Barron Park neighborhood association in Palo Alto sought to recruit more members recently, board member Lydia Kou...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 10 comments | 6514 Views

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Changing of the guard

Getting hard to replace Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18767 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by just ask, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3119 Views

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Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 3397 Views

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Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 5180 Views

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Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wavy Gravy, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 11 comments | 3105 Views

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Today's events (April 23)

[http://tedxbayareaapril2013.eventbrite.com/ Technology: 'Face2Face' with Polyvore co-founder] Tedx Bay Area presents "Near...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ex Pat, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 3329 Views

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Shoptalk: Keen Garage steps into Palo Alto

Look for a mid-May opening for the footwear company Keen Garage coming to 278 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. Finishing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alex Romanovsky, on May 29, 2015 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 14896 Views

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Ringing in history: Historian collects bells of all sorts

Palo Alto Historian Steve Staiger clanged the old bell in his garden. He jerked the pull on a series of four mini bells that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by architect, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 3173 Views

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Higher water use still a challenge for Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials had more reasons than usual to smile this Earth Day, with the city recently switching to carbon-free...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by JanN, on Apr 28, 2013 at 12:44 am | 39 comments | 7550 Views

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Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 143 comments | 13688 Views

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Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Charles Wibel, on Jan 18, 2016 at 6:57 am | 10 comments | 26290 Views

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Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 6545 Views

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Abilities United rocks out at 50th anniversary

Dancing along with the jubilant Stanford Tree and the university's marching band, 300 people celebrated the 50th anniversary...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 4663 Views

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Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and PaloAltoOnline.com as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by FatCat, on May 1, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 11 comments | 5198 Views

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C is for Craft opens in downtown Palo Alto

Rita Whitney, a mother of one very active 2-and-a-half-year-old girl, always carries paper, crayons and other art supplies...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Annie, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 7 comments | 6200 Views
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