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A few weeks ago, the Palo Alto resident got a frantic call from his wife, Mary, who accidentally had thrown away a paper towel that held her wedding ring, engagement ring and an heirloom ring that had belonged to her mother. Of course, the trash already had been picked up that morning.
At our monthly book sales, Friends of the Palo Alto Library finds new readers/users for your used items and contributes all proceeds to purchase new materials, technology, and furniture for the Palo Alto libraries. - Any dirty, damaged, or damp items.
The first portion of Thursday's debate featured answers to seven questions prepared by the Weekly and posed to the candidates by moderator Joe Simitian. The video of the debate is posted at the Palo Alto Online YouTube channel .
Gunn High School alumni browse through yearbooks from the 70s and 80s at Gunn's 50th Anniversary on Sept. 13, 2014.
In his mind, the big cardboard box he was sitting in was a car in which he would drive to the synagogue and pretend to be a rabbi leading services. He cannot remember a time when he did not want to be a rabbi, so it came as no surprise to those who knew him that he pursued the role as an adult.
Palo Alto police are looking for a police impersonator who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and displayed either a stun gun or handgun from his car. Palo Alto police are looking for fake cop who pulled over a teen bicyclist in Palo Alto last week and displayed either a stun gun or handgun from his car.
Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market. The team at Point2Homes helped us gather data on the most expensive homes for sale in 13 cities in and around Silicon Valley: Palo Alto, Atherton, Cupertino, Menlo Park, Woodside, Saratoga, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Hillsborough, Morgan Hill, and San Jose.
Police on the Peninsula are on the lookout for a "fake cop" who pulled over a couple of teenagers for committing a traffic violation. The incident was reported Sept.
"The Quiet Earth" is the title of the solo exhibit of work by Kevyn Warnock at the Peninsula Art Institute . She includes local landscapes of the Bay Area hills and ocean shore as well as views of the mountains of her childhood home in Northern Utah.
Most colleges have closed their doors to new students for the fall 2014 term. However, if a student is looking for a college to attend this fall, there is still an option.
Ever wonder how the tiny town of Atherton got a institution of higher learning and what goes on behind its gates? A new book about Menlo College filled with over 100 archival photos and reminiscences of staff and alumni reveals the answers. Titled Through the Gates: Eighty-five Years of Menlo College and its Times , the book sets the history of the college in the milieu of each decade.
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who impersonated an officer and flashed a weapon at a high school student last week. The victim and another student were riding bicycles in the bike lane on Channing Avenue near Rhodes Drive at about 4 p.m. on Sept.
A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Bay Area over a World War II-era German tank it says it paid $2.5 million for but never received. The Panzer IV tank was part of a fleet of military vehicles amassed by Stanford University-trained engineer Jacques Littlefield, who kept them on his family estate up a winding, forested road above Silicon Valley.
With the passing of Labor Day weekend and the start of a new school year, summer is drawing to a close -- but chances are, the warm weather plans to stick around, treating the Peninsula to another month of comfortable outdoor dining. Choosing an outside table shouldn't have to mean hugging the restaurant wall or dealing with pedestrians brushing by.
With walkers and canes in hand, more than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose on Tuesday to show their displeasure with how the parent company of senior-care community Vi at Palo Alto is handling their money. Lawyers from the company, CC-Palo Alto, tried to knock out a federal class-action lawsuit filed on Feb. 19 by seven residents of the high-end continuing-care retirement community located on Sand Hill Road.
The Palo Alto Unified School District's handling of multiple recent investigations by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights was one of several issues to take center stage at a forum Thursday night for the five candidates running for the Board of Education. Two seats on the five-member body are up for grabs on Nov. 4, with incumbents Barb Mitchell and Dana Tom declining to run again.
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