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going out of business sale at Best Buy in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Best Buy is shutting down. Closeout sale starts tomorrow: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/04/14/best-buy-closing-2-bay-area-stores/...

Original post made by bye bye on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 15, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1753 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 | 3245 Views

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The walls came a-tumblin' down

Palo Alto Bowl, the city's last bowling alley, started falling to demolition crews Monday, April 23. The 60-year-old establishment...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1845 Views

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They do know beans

Dexter Girton knows the best way to defend his hard-earned backyard bounty from even the craftiest squirrel. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 5, 2012 at 2:40 am | 3 comments | 5868 Views

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Down and derby

Kids ages 7 to 17 raced down Hanover Street in Palo Alto Saturday, May 19, for the Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mckinney, on May 24, 2012 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

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Drivers: Please follow traffic laws

As a biker, I know to watch out for myself. And I see many drivers on the road looking out for bikers. Overall, our roads...

Original post made by Biker on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on May 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views

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Former Stanford president Richard Lyman dies

Richard Lyman, whose tenure as provost and later president of Stanford University spanned a tumultuous period of student...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 28, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 4341 Views

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Palo Alto Orchards

In a close community, residents know their neighbors' names, occupations, hobbies and what the kids are up to. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 2501 Views

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Mountain View teen shot to death at grandmother's home

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 3510 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck, the NFL's top draft pick from 2012 and Stanford's graduating star quarterback, talks about starting his career...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 16, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 3 comments | 3720 Views

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Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 2741 Views

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Did you lose your keys?

I found some keys on the street when biking to JLS on 6/25. They have broke off from the key chain. I am hoping the owner...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

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Facebook takes a bath

Facebook shares are down almost 20% this afternoon after both they and partner Zygna reported disappointing quarterly financial...

Original post made by FB on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 3 comments | 1777 Views

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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 3147 Views

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Around Town

<B><B>WHAT'S IN A NAME? ... </B>The <B>Main Library</B> in Palo Alto will undergo a metamorphosis in the next few years when...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 4108 Views

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Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 2620 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center preps for opening day

Just weeks before the Palo Alto Art Center reopens to the public on Oct. 6, its galleries and other spaces glow with new...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by John Morganson, on Aug 29, 2012 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 4137 Views

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Fight leads to stabbing in East Palo Alto

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that seriously injured an unidentified man in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by mari , on Sep 14, 2012 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 2782 Views

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HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs

Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Megs cap gains, on Sep 11, 2012 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1441 Views

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Paving work on San Antonio Road may clog traffic

San Antonio Road will be repaved between Middlefield Road and U.S. Highway 101 during the night on Thursday, Sept. 27, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 25, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 2830 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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