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VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 3198 Views

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Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 10985 Views

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Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 2790 Views

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VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 4052 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2794 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3324 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 2809 Views

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'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 3199 Views

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East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 3954 Views

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<B><B>MUSIC TO THEIR EARS ... Lytton Plaza</B> has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2468 Views

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Facebook's (almost) oldest user keeps the conversation polite

At a little over a century in age, Menlo Park resident Florence Detlor is one of Facebook's oldest users. The distinction,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 4188 Views

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Bay Area police tally drunk driving arrests

Bay Area California Highway Patrol and police agencies say they are out in force this holiday weekend as part of a statewide...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ashley_K, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:31 am | 4 comments | 3401 Views

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Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 3061 Views

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interesting article on Jeremy Lin in the Wall Street Journal

"Rise of the Tiger Nation" http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204076204578076613986930932.html...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 27, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 4 comments | 1906 Views

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Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 3146 Views

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Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 2445 Views

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Creating a 'foolproof' Thanksgiving

"She is the modern day Julia Child," claims Sur La Table chef Hilary Freeman. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27384...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by I Like pie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments | 3931 Views

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RIP Ellen Fletcher

Former Palo Alto city council member Ellen Fletcher passed away yesterday after a battle with cancer. Ellen was a long time...

Original post made by Sally on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Dee Wanger, on Nov 9, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 2205 Views

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New flashing speed sign on Middlefield.

A wonderful new flashing speed indicator has appeared near the Winter Lodge on Middlefield. One problem, it is right in the...

Original post made by Whose idea was that? on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by MIchael Bechler, on Nov 19, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 2351 Views

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What event had a spotlight last night (dec 6)?

My 3 year old son is dying to know!...

Original post made by ODV on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by ODV, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 4043 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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