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2014-04-09 23:03:39

The 2014 Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees are Jean Dawes, Greg Gallo, Isaac & Maddy Stein, Jay Thorwaldson and Carolyn Tucher. They will be honored at a Garden Party on May 18. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 For the 26th consecutive year, Avenidas and its community partners, the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online, will celebrate Lifetimes of Achievement honorees from 3-5 p.m. on May 18. The 2014 Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees are Jean Dawes, Greg Gallo,...

2013-02-12 23:02:00

Garden Court Hotel Hosts Event on May 19 from 3 - 5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for $75 by calling (650) 289-5445. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 The Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement selection committee, chaired by volunteer Barbara Gross, vetted a list of over 40 nominated seniors, age 65+, to select the roster for the 2013 event, and these winners were unveiled at a private reception for friends, families and supporters of Avenidas on February 7. The two men selected were Tom...

2009-03-22 07:35:00

Google Co-founder Larry Page is planning to build a 6,000-square-foot eco-friendly house on a more than 0.75-acre lot, according to a Palo Alto Weekly report quoting Page's spokesman. The new home will be constructed on the lot adjacent to the historic property where Page currently resides."¨ The house will include solar panels, materials that do not emit toxic chemicals, and paving that allows the rain to seep through, a big advantage in a state where water planners are seeking to fill...

Word of the Day
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.