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Booze dispute at Safeway nets four arrests

Three men and a juvenile were arrested after failed attempts to buy -- and later, steal -- alcohol from a Safeway in Midtown...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 24 comments | 2152 Views

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Palo Alto's compost quandary will head to voters

Palo Alto environmentalists who support building a new waste-to-energy plant at Byxbee Park hit a crucial milestone in their...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by EcoMama, on Mar 18, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 14 comments | 3408 Views

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Gunn gets a pitching gem in 10-0 baseball win

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Ryan Gorman provided the arm while Matt Mertz, Jack Hannan and Graham Fisher provided the...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Wendy Bieber, on Mar 16, 2011 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1954 Views

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Palo Alto police officer topples light pole

A Palo Alto police officer drove into a light pole on Alma Street Tuesday morning, toppling the pole and causing it to hit...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by OY!, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 62 comments | 2803 Views

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Feature story: A painter's touch

Artist Nathan Oliveira has racked up an impressive career: former longtime professor of studio art at Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ann Shelby Valentine, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Plan for 'gateway' building in downtown Palo Alto moves ahead

Palo Alto's latest downtown project seeks to accomplish two things: blend seamlessly into the bustling, tech-savvy environment...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:25 am | 42 comments | 6278 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 2072 Views

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Rush for emergency supplies, potassium iodide

Local residents have scooped up emergency-supply kits, water purifiers and potassium iodide in the aftermath of the Japanese...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by JJ Soteria, on Mar 26, 2011 at 6:09 am | 9 comments | 4415 Views

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SLAC: Fundamental questions

SLAC's 426-acre campus is dotted with eucalyptus and oaks, trailers, parking lots and '60s-era office buildings -- all surrounding...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 20, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 8 comments | 5553 Views

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News Digest

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14576...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 19, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 2153 Views

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On Deadline: Could a quake/tsunami hit Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park? You bet

In the shadow of the double-whammy disaster in Japan (assuming nuclear meltdown doesn't make it a triple) the inevitable...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by WilliamR, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 3360 Views

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Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Herbert Kanner, on Apr 26, 2014 at 12:07 am | 28 comments | 8427 Views

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Manager embezzles $70K from neighborhood group

The former manager of a south Palo Alto neighborhood association has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 27 comments | 3812 Views

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Deaths

Dennis Chipp Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14553 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carol Seidel, on Mar 22, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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South Palo Alto housing proposal dealt a blow

A proposal to build 26 homes on the site of a soon-to-be-closed daycare center in south Palo Alto suffered a possibly fatal...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 1, 2011 at 8:43 am | 56 comments | 4005 Views

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Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2778 Views

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Superintendent urges denial of charter school bid

The superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District has recommended denial of an application by a high-performing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by its all about the $$, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 20023 Views

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Outstanding Professional: Jim Baer

If you want to get something done in this town, simply "call Jim Baer." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20523...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 6076 Views

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Hate doing taxes? Not these guys

For most people, doing taxes once each year is more than enough, but Sheldon Kay does as many as 20 returns for other people...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Rob , on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 2627 Views
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