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Outage hits 1,400 Barron Park homes, and Gunn

More than 1,400 utilities customers in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood lost electric power Friday afternoon -- including...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Sep 29, 2010 at 7:49 am | 10 comments | 2644 Views

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Moonlight Run breaks attendance records

The 26th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk drew nearly 4,000 participants to the Baylands Friday evening (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 2177 Views

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Frost fights reduction in misdemeanor charges

Most people facing criminal prosecution would welcome a reduction in charges -- not panhandler Victor Frost. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1858 Views

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Judge dismisses Victor Frost 'cussing' charge

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge dismissed a misdemeanor charge for disturbing the peace against well-known Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 2849 Views

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Black-and-White Ball may be less grey this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less grey this year. Organizers are encouraging...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

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Black & White Ball may be less gray this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less gray this year. Organizers are offering...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Jaco, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

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Major-injury crash closes El Camino Real

Atherton police are investigating a major injury crash on southbound El Camino Real in Atherton today. Southbound El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by What?, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2727 Views

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HP names Leo Apotheker, former SAP co-leader, as new CEO

HP today named Leo Apotheker, former CEO of the German software giant SAP, as its new CEO. The 57-year-old German native...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 12 comments | 2828 Views

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Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

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Palo Alto to ask for $1.5M for California Avenue

A $1.5 million grant could transform California Avenue in Palo Alto into a European-style boulevard with two lanes, a park/plaza...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 10 comments | 2118 Views

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Raising backyard chickens

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18505 posted Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 11:10...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:14 am | 4 comments | 3343 Views

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'Green teams' to host bike-education event Sunday

"Bike Palo Alto!" -- a bike-education event with safety tips, bicycle maintenance and displays of bike accessories -- will...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by volunteer, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 3117 Views

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Japan Tsuchiura Festival to be held Sunday

Origami, kimonos, anime, bonsai, sudoku and all-things Japanese will be celebrated Sunday, when Palo Alto holds a festival...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by sounds fun, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

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Today's events (Sept. 28)

[http://philharmonia.org/sept10.html Robert Levin plays Mozart] Nicholas McGegan leads the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walker User, on Oct 7, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

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Peninsula Day Care site eyed by developer, school district

A housing developer and the Palo Alto school district have competing designs on a rare 3-acre parcel that will be available...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by tom, on Feb 21, 2011 at 9:47 am | 50 comments | 5088 Views

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Palo Alto murder-arson case set for November trial

The trial for Bulos Zumot, the hookah-shop owner charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their rental cottage on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Domanica, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 2507 Views

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Dalai Lama coming to Stanford, EPA next week

The Dalai Lama will visit with East Palo Alto eighth-graders and Stanford professors among multiple appearances in the Bay...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sean, on Oct 13, 2010 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 2572 Views

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Veterinary innovations

Local animal doctors are using evolving techniques and technologies to care for their patients. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4249 Views

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Dalai Lama's visit with students to be televised

The Dalai Lama's visit with East Palo Alto eighth graders Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 13) will be televised live worldwide...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2724 Views

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Finding the 'friendliest' family biking routes

Bike Palo Alto, sponsored by the Barron Park and Collage Terrace Green Teams, helped 300 people, mostly families, find "bike...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Oct 14, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2443 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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