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BIKE FUN

All Day Fun for an All-American Holiday

Parades, picnics and fireworks, and everything decked out in red, white and blue. That's what the Fourth of July meant to me as a kid and it's what I look for to...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Omg , on Jul 6, 2013 at 9:39 am | 9 comments | 4567 Views

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Ad Libs: The world outside (sort of)

Local art of the day: "Poppies With a View," a bright oil painting by Menlo Park artist Alice Weil. It's the polar opposite of the view I see outside my office window...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by ILUVIT, on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 6940 Views

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Ad Libs: The world outside (sort of)

Local art of the day: "Poppies With a View," a bright oil painting by Menlo Park artist Alice Weil. It's the polar opposite of the view I see outside my office window...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by ILUVIT, on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 471 Views

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Ad Libs: Art league at work

Classes at the Palo Alto institution known as the Pacific Art League are being held 'round the corner at 227 Forest Ave. while the building undergoes major renovations....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by homeless, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 7661 Views

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Ad Libs: Art league at work

Classes at the Palo Alto institution known as the Pacific Art League are being held 'round the corner at 227 Forest Ave. while the building undergoes major renovations....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by homeless, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1015 Views

BIKE FUN

Where Grant Road Ends, A Farm Lives On

Baby goats frolic, piglets squeal, and little children frolic and squeal along with them at Deer Hollow Farm. Nestled in a small valley where the hills open up to...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 5774 Views

BIKE FUN

We All Scream for Ice Cream

Hey parents, want to treat your kids for a good report card? Hey kids, want to treat your Dads for Father's Day without breaking your piggy bank? Hop on your bikes...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Jun 13, 2013 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 5453 Views

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Ad Libs: Unforgettable face

Quick. Who do you see? I focused on the glasses lens and saw Lennon right away, but peer in and McCartney's there too. Mountain View artist Jay Hill likes to...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7945 Views

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Ad Libs: Unforgettable face

Quick. Who do you see? I focused on the glasses lens and saw Lennon right away, but peer in and McCartney's there too. Mountain View artist Jay Hill likes to...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 669 Views

BIKE FUN

Planning Your Route: Secret Bike Passages

The best way to get around town on a bike is probably not the same way you'd go by car. A route that's convenient by car may be very stressful on a bike. Fortunately,...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Fou du vélo, on Jun 5, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 18 comments | 15336 Views

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Ad Libs: Facelift for Stanford totem poles

Outdoor art needs special treatment, even when it's made out of trees. Stanford's two totem poles carved and painted by Pacific Northwest artists recently got respectful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8321 Views

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Ad Libs: Facelift for Stanford totem poles

Outdoor art needs special treatment, even when it's made out of trees. Stanford's two totem poles carved and painted by Pacific Northwest artists recently got respectful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 907 Views

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Ad Libs: Downtown with Bryan Ida

SoCal meets Palo Alto in a new show of 15 paintings by PA native Bryan Ida. On round and rectangular panels, his thick epoxy layers recall his history with Southern...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

BIKE FUN

The ABCs of Getting Back in the Saddle

Memorial Day is here which means that summer is well on its way. If you haven't been on your bike in months, it's time to pull that bike out of the garage or storage...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jarrett M., on May 27, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 5961 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Overheard at Crittenden

State testing is over, the 8th graders are looking forward to high school, and summer is so close we can almost taste it. As the year winds down, middle school students...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4749 Views

BIKE FUN

Who's Ready for Bike Fun?

If you haven't noticed it yet, Mountain View is a great city for riding bicycles. It's flat so you don't have to work hard climbing steep hills. It has mild temperatures:...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by commuter, on May 22, 2013 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 4861 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

What Supports High Home Values in Palo Alto

Another title would be "Why do people want to live in Palo Alto". I believe it is because we have great schools and lots of amenities, many of which are publicly...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by sandy zoe, on May 8, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 129 comments | 25422 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

What Supports High Home Values in Palo Alto

Another title would be "Why do people want to live in Palo Alto". I believe it is because we have great schools and lots of amenities, many of which are publicly...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by sandy zoe, on May 8, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 129 comments | 7380 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Celebrities, Gossip, and Us

This week's piece was a final writing assignment for the young adult novel The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian. It is written in the style of the main...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 4794 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Love is Love

Hello! This writing came out of an assignment for students to write about something that they feel passionately about. The perspective below is a reflection on love...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Charlene Viera, on May 3, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 5 comments | 5788 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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