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One thing to do with a Starbucks gift card

A $10 Starbucks gift card is a terrible thing to waste, right, so I went out last night to downtown Palo Alto to find a homeless...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 5531 Views

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Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 5515 Views

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Be on the alert for fat -- the kind that blocks sewer lines

With the holidays upon us, regional water quality experts want Bay Area residents to be on the alert for fat. Not the kind...

Original post made by Julie Weiss on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 5166 Views

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Join Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon this weekend!

This year, Project Warm Hug is giving over 1500+ gifts to 1500+ local children in need. These children are either living...

Original post made by megan rosenhart on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6896 Views

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Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 5748 Views

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Amy Meyers Children's CD Release Concert

Amy Meyers,teacher for early childhood music program, Music For Children releases Trains and Hens, a children's CD of 19...

Original post made by Amy Meyers on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 4, 2006 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 5576 Views

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Where have all the Kepler's supporters gone?

I've been bewildered by the lack of customers in Kepler's when I've dropped by during the past few months. When the store...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Community member, on Nov 30, 2006 at 3:06 pm | 18 comments | 6296 Views

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Woodside Village Church Christmas Celebrations

Woodside Village Church Presents “Plum Pudding Party and Christmas Carols” Back by popular demand, Woodside Village...

Original post made by Linda Patrick on Nov. 21, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 21, 2006 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 5101 Views

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La Entrada Middle School Toy Drive

The Community Service Club students at La Entrada School will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in the community...

Original post made by Jill Youngberg on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 5313 Views

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West Bay Model Railroad Association holds Christmas Show in Menlo Park

The West Bay Model Railroad Association has scheduled its 2006 Christmas Show for December 8 through December 10 at the former...

Original post made by Reporter on Nov. 14, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 14, 2006 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 5787 Views

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Art in Action Opens 2006-7 Library Shows

Art in Action opens a 6-month long art show series featuring artwork from local students grades K-8.Students create their...

Original post made by Art in Action on Nov. 6, 2006
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Learn about birds at Bayfront Park on Saturday, Nov. 4

Sat. Nov 4th. If you're walking the dog, taking the kids out, or just enjoying a stroll at Bayfront Park on Sat. morning,...

Original post made by Chris on Nov. 1, 2006
Last comment by Bird Watcher, on Nov 3, 2006 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 5076 Views

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Watch Midpeninsula election-night results on cable TV and Internet

Media Center offers 3 ways to watch the local races On November 7, several city council seats on the mid-peninsula are...

Original post made by Streaming Video on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 2, 2006 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 5376 Views

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Sanchez Adobe

There is a wonderful site of California History in our own backyard. The Sanchex Adobe built between 1842 and 1846 was restored...

Original post made by JB on Nov. 2, 2006
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Immigrants Day at History Museum on Saturday

As part of San Mateo County's Sesquicentennial celebration, Immigrants Day will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 4, from noon...

Original post made by Renee Meil on Oct. 30, 2006
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Tom Foolery at the Theatre in San Pedro Square

If you want to step into the light side of seemy, Tom Foolery, playing at the Theatre in San Pedro Square in downtown San...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 5743 Views

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Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 20, 2006 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 5242 Views

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National Family Week Photo Contest for Kids & Adults--Win $$$!

Calling all shutterbugs! Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 19, 2006
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MODA For Life Blood Drive

Saturday, November 11th from 10:00 am ~ 4:00 pm Peninsula School 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park In the Bloodmobile parked...

Original post made by Richard Collyer on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5614 Views

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No excuses -– it’s easier than ever to find election information

<b>Report from Elliot Margolies of the Community Media Center.</b> Election day is coming November 7, and too many voters...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 7066 Views
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Benefiting local non-profits

The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.

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