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Heavy traffic expected for Big Game

Police issue traffic advisory for Saturday's game between Stanford and Cal

Drivers beware: Big Game will bring big traffic to Palo Alto on Saturday.

The 116th Big Game between Stanford Cardinal and the Cal Golden Bears is expected to jam up the city's major thoroughfares, prompting a traffic advisory from the Palo Alto Police Department.

The football game at Stanford Stadium will kick off at 1 p.m. According to the police department, heavy traffic is expected starting in the mid-morning along Embarcadero Road, El Camino Real, Sand Hill Road, Alpine Road and surrounding streets.

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Posted by Chris
a resident of University South
on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:31 am

Go Stanford! I like the now unusual early afternoon start.

Traffic will still be bad, but there are a lot of cheap tickets available on secondary markets because of Cal's horrible season and Stanford's loss to USC last week.


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Posted by Berkeley
a resident of another community
on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Go Bears! (or at least don't embarrass us!).


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Posted by Nora Charles
a resident of Stanford
on Nov 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Go Stanford! But let the Bears score a little something. ;-)


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Posted by money talks
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Nov 22, 2013 at 3:50 pm

We all know who will buy their way to a win.


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Posted by Sara
a resident of Downtown North
on Nov 22, 2013 at 4:05 pm

What will traffic be like around 7:00 pm?


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Posted by Marty
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm

Dear "Money Talks"

No, we DON"T all know who will buy their way to a win!

Who? What are you suggesting?


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