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Road 'trial' to remain permanent on Arastradero

Palo Alto's two-year experiment with lane reductions, traffic-signal modifications and median islands on a busy stretch of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Henry Su, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 45 comments | 5299 Views

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Palo Alto takes a stand against death penalty

Palo Alto thrust itself into a statewide debate over the death penalty Monday night when the City Council emphatically endorsed...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 9:36 pm | 84 comments | 10753 Views

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Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views

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Palo Alto resident finds woman rummaging through car

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning after a resident found her rummaging through his car in the 500 block of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 4094 Views

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VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 2057 Views

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Arrillaga eyes El Camino sites in Menlo Park

Developer John Arrillaga has his eye on El Camino Real -- more specifically, former auto dealership lots now owned by Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by False advertising, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:49 am | 51 comments | 4354 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Angela Filo

Angela Buenning Filo, Palo Alto-based photographer and creator of the "Palo Alto Forest Project," speaks with Lisa Van Dusen...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan Buenning, on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 3428 Views

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Councilman Schmid recovering from heart surgery

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Schmid is in recovery mode after undergoing an unplanned coronary bypass surgery at Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 6, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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High Street neighbors remember cut-down oak

In Anne and Chris Sigler's front yard on High Street stands a barren oak tree, cut down to four great but stunted branches...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2891 Views

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'Donkey' sign not stolen from Bol Park after all

A large wood sign emblazoned with a portrait of one of the Bol Park donkeys that residents thought was stolen was actually...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 10 comments | 2732 Views

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Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1912 Views

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VIDEO: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates reopening

After more than a year of construction, the renovated Palo Alto Art Center reopened on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free public...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Megan, on Oct 9, 2012 at 11:22 pm | 5 comments | 5232 Views

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Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 3414 Views

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Stanford physiologist shares Nobel in chemistry

As Stanford leaders basked in the university's 27th Nobel Prize Wednesday, the winner, physiologist Brian Kobilka, said he...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 2673 Views

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Silicon Valley entrepreneur starts 'Repair Cafe'

A new Palo Alto nonprofit organization that aims to help non-tinkerers solve the minor mysteries of repairing broken small...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 16, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 4378 Views

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Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 2497 Views

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Police arrest transient for attempted robbery

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for an attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto Saturday after he repeatedly struck another man...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 2125 Views

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Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by melissa, on Oct 22, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 3394 Views

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Multi-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

All lanes have reopened following a multi-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park this morning, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carnage, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 5 comments | 2912 Views

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Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1845 Views
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