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Venture capitalists make lifetime philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 3, 2012 at 11:12 am | 17 comments | 3259 Views

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Cuts eyed for animal services, traffic enforcement

Palo Alto would outsource its animal services, slash nine positions in the Fire Department and cut back on traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on May 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 57 comments | 3896 Views

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Occupy protest in Palo Alto a study in quiet demonstration

While police in riot gear lobbed tear gas and flash-bang grenades at Occupy demonstrators in Oakland, in Palo Alto, the home...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by clueless, on May 4, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 58 comments | 2514 Views

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Holiday Fund recipients awarded $353K in grants

The Palo Alto Weekly awarded $353,000 in grants from the 18th annual Holiday Fund drive to 55 nonprofit organizations at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by kate, on May 2, 2012 at 2:25 am | 1 comment | 3144 Views

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They do know beans

Dexter Girton knows the best way to defend his hard-earned backyard bounty from even the craftiest squirrel. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 5, 2012 at 2:40 am | 3 comments | 4819 Views

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Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 1949 Views

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East Palo Alto to hold gun buyback event Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department will hold its fourth gun buyback event on Saturday, May 5, the Police Department has...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 23, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 2474 Views

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Programs at VA Palo Alto helping treat PTSD

Though post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is most often thought to be associated with military veterans, anyone can...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Former-Soldier, on May 6, 2012 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 38591 Views

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Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by godoy, on May 6, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 10 comments | 2559 Views

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Palo Alto Online wins best website in state

The Palo Alto Weekly took home a record 11 first- and second-place awards, including best website, in the annual statewide...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by moi, on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 3498 Views

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Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 2315 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto celebrates May Fete Parade

The 90th annual May Fete Parade marched through downtown Palo Alto Saturday, May 5, as an array of group floats, musicians,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 8, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 8286 Views

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Silicon Valley cash to fund Stanford Hospital

Stanford University has launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build its new hospital and invest in medical research...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by venkatrao, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 5 comments | 2753 Views

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Shop Talk: La Boulange opening in Palo Alto

A San Francisco-based French patisserie and cafe chain that has been eyeing Palo Alto for months is opening a new La Boulange...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by confused, on May 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 3195 Views

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Suspicious odor leads to HazMat response

A suspicious chemical odor, a plume of smoke and the sight of a man standing at the back of a pickup truck early Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 11, 2012 at 12:29 am | 4 comments | 1610 Views

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Commuters get energized on Bike to Work Day

For all the people who get up in the morning, don their bike helmets and pack an extra shirt in their backpacks to go to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Richard, on May 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 2366 Views

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Palo Alto, police union reach tentative deal

After nine months of tense negotiations, Palo Alto and its largest police union have reached a tentative deal -- an agreement...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hold On, on May 19, 2012 at 6:25 am | 27 comments | 2682 Views

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NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 2098 Views

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June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 2466 Views

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Mountain View wins grant to launch bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on May 27, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2214 Views
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