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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 | 9936 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 | 11778 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 | 2244 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 | 2122 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 | 2416 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 | 2998 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 | 2750 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 | 2439 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 | 2083 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 | 2352 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 | 6018 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 | 4867 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 | 4610 Views

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Angry bees attack five Palo Alto workers

Bees in the cavity of a fallen tree gained the upper hand against a City of Palo Alto tree-removal crew on Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jul 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 12 comments | 3676 Views

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Rattlesnakes biting in record numbers in Santa Clara County

Rattlesnakes are biting people in record numbers throughout California, according to Stuart Heard, executive director of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 4849 Views

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Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 2470 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1964 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1939 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 25 comments | 3463 Views

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Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 4147 Views
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