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Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

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Palo Alto gets high marks for 'quality of life'

Palo Altans seem to love their schools, parks and overall quality of life, but when it comes to things like public transportation,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by No trucks in South PA, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 3112 Views

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Mexico President Felipe Calderon to address Stanford grads June 12

Mexico President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa will be the speaker at Stanford University's 120th commencement June 12. Calderon...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by jairo, on Jun 13, 2011 at 6:35 am | 23 comments | 4552 Views

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'Traditional' California Ave. fountain favored in voting

Palo Alto art critics have spoken. A total of 419 members of the public weighed in on the upcoming California Avenue fountain...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:56 am | 8 comments | 2924 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 30236 Views

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Stanford offers Palo Alto $173 million in 'benefits' for hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center has offered Palo Alto a $173 million package of community benefits -- including an aggressive...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 34 comments | 4482 Views

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Feature story: Soaring saplings

What's the mysterious construction project taking shape on the grounds of the Palo Alto Art Center? Willow saplings, sticks...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by hayes, on Nov 26, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 5 comments | 3878 Views

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Palo Alto polling community on city's trees

Community members who would like to stake a claim in the state of the city's urban forest have been solicited to participate...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 2146 Views

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Palo Alto Art Commission picks Szabo fountain

An abstract, vertical fountain designed by local artist Michael Szabo will replace the aged fountain at the end of California...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by local yokel, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 116 comments | 5270 Views

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A mission of music

There's a special kind of harmony that comes from sharing a piano bench. As LaDoris Cordell and Josephine "Jodi" Gandolfi...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 6572 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2597 Views

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California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 2097 Views

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New lion sighting in Woodside, tracks at Stanford

A mountain lion was spotted in Woodside, near Interstate Highway 280, on Saturday night, emergency officials said. Lion tracks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Karen Offen, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:31 am | 8 comments | 1975 Views

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Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1928 Views

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Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1979 Views

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Los Altos rallies mark Roe v. Wade anniversary

Hundreds of people with divergent views on abortion are taking to the streets of Los Altos today for a pro-life walk and...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 11 comments | 1880 Views

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Another small quake hits southeast of San Jose

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck east of San Jose late Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by john delano, on Jan 24, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 1528 Views

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Major quake could hit area in next 30 years

There is a 63 percent chance that a major earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.7 will hit the Bay Area in the next 30...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by JeffO, on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 17 comments | 1997 Views

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Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 30, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 48 comments | 7017 Views

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Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social-networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Been There, on Feb 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 30 comments | 5871 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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