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Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1981 Views

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Matadero Creek dry-out puzzles residents

For years, Matadero Creek in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood flowed year round. But on June 27, the water level dropped...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 2579 Views

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Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

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Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Whew!!, on Aug 17, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 5 comments | 1907 Views

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<B><B>WHAT'S IN A NAME? ... </B>The <B>Main Library</B> in Palo Alto will undergo a metamorphosis in the next few years when...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 3073 Views

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Sen. Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will return to his district to hold public office hours at the downtown farmers market...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Janz, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1810 Views

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Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by BP Observer, on Aug 22, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 24 comments | 6223 Views

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Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 1646 Views

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Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1893 Views

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Mountain View man makes 600th blood donation

A 75-year-old Mountain View man hit a personal milestone when he made his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 1490 Views

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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began Thursday, Aug. 23, at about 7...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Brian Schmidt, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 28 comments | 15140 Views

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Festival of the Arts comes to downtown

The Festival of the Arts is returning to downtown Palo Alto this weekend for its 31st year and is expected to bring more...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 23, 2012 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 1581 Views

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Editorial: Errors exacerbated mosquito problem

Demonstrating that one never knows where danger lurks, an unprecedented mosquito infestation suddenly erupted across areas...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33 am | 21 comments | 3746 Views

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Clear Story no more

An art installation in King Plaza in front of the Palo Alto City Hall was being dismantled Thursday. "Clear Story" by Mildred...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

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Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jacob Sandford, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

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Picture this: 2012 Weekly Photo Contest winners

The Weekly's annual photo contest turns 21 this year, but it's by no means limited to adults. As in years past, both adult...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by photoshopped, on Aug 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 2454 Views

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New law: Landlords need to disclose foreclosures

If an apartment or home for rent is in danger of foreclosure, would-be renters could soon have the right to be told about...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 2321 Views

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Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 2654 Views

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Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 7:16 am | 6 comments | 6877 Views

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Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views
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