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Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 2139 Views

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Shop Talk: Piazza Fine Foods to expand

Piazza Fine Foods at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's Charleston Center is in the midst of growing another 4,000 square...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:49 am | 12 comments | 3308 Views

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VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 2271 Views

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Report: East Palo Alto business district plan must 'get it right'

East Palo Alto's planned 4 Corners/Ravenswood Business District is the last area the city can develop to create jobs and...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1797 Views

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Space Systems/Loral to be sold for $1 billion

Loral Space & Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it will sell its Palo Alto-based subsidiary Space Systems/Loral...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Save our businesses, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:10 am | 12 comments | 3138 Views

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VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2098 Views

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Trading 'the stuff of life'

On a small Barron Park street lined with patches of wildflowers and dandelions, rows of tables were piled high with items...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lana, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1999 Views

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Feature story: Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by KeepPetsInsideJuly4th, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 4 comments | 9831 Views

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Foothill College cuts radio, work programs

Foothill College will discontinue several programs this fall quarter due to $2.3 million in budget cuts that will take effect...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Will Schwartz, on Jun 30, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 9 comments | 11633 Views

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Editorial: City should jump on cellular solution

The City Council has an opportunity to end the often divisive neighborhood fights over installation of small cell phone antennas...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 2101 Views

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Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1993 Views

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Health care providers gear up for influx

While Congress is sure to continue its political fisticuffs over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the Patient Protection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by answers, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 2300 Views

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VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 2901 Views

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Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts leaving after 23 months

Describing it as "an agonizing decision," Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts said he's taken a new job in Draper City,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Reality, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm | 14 comments | 2622 Views

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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:53 am | 35 comments | 2319 Views

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Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 2002 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2244 Views

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Palo Alto endorses new strategy for housing

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed on Monday a new vision for housing development that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by noondensehousing, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:29 am | 50 comments | 5874 Views

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Pinterest moves HQ from Palo Alto to San Francisco

On Monday, July 9, growing social-networking giant Pinterest moved its headquarters from Palo Alto to San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2012 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 4765 Views

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Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 4455 Views
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