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Two displaced by Christmas Eve apartment fire

A cooking fire in a Menlo Park apartment spread to the unit and attic above it Monday night, Dec. 24, before firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Yikes..hot oil, on Dec 26, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

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East Palo Alto sets drunk-driving checkpoint

A sobriety and drivers license checkpoint will be conducted by the East Palo Alto Police Department Friday, Dec. 28, at University...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
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2012: Palo Alto's wild growth spurt

Earlier this month, as Palo Alto's planning commissioners delved into the irksome problem of downtown parking, Commissioner...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 11 comments | 4125 Views

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Online this year

Ronald McDonald House eyes major expansion Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18218...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 28, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2100 Views

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Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2034 Views

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First Person: A conversation with the Stanford Tree

Stanford grad Jonathan Strange talks to Lisa Van Dusen about what it takes to be the Stanford Tree, mascot of the Leland...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Boooring!, on Jan 2, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 4010 Views

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The time for talk is over, the Rose Bowl game is upon us

==B Rose Bowl notebook == The work is essentially done. Stanford had a walk through on Monday at Glendale College, and...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Monty Hall, on Jan 1, 2013 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 2095 Views

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New safe-driving laws take effect in California

Texting while driving, red-light cameras and party buses are among the targets of new driving-related laws that took effect...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Don't Drive with gadgets, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 18 comments | 4043 Views

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How did horses get on Interstate 280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 4, 2013 at 9:06 pm | 8 comments | 3451 Views

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Chi-Chang Kao named new director of SLAC

An associate laboratory director at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has been named as the lab's fifth director, Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 3, 2013 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2839 Views

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Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 2001 Views

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Former Mayor Sandy Eakins dies

Sandra Brown Eakins, a former Palo Alto mayor and civic activist, died Jan. 2 at her home in Oakland after a long illness....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by anne, on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 10 comments | 2989 Views

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Palo Alto set to swear in new mayor, vice mayor

Palo Alto will elect its 2013 mayor and vice mayor tonight, as well as say goodbye to outgoing Mayor Yiaway Yeh and Councilman...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 8, 2013 at 10:50 pm | 6 comments | 4630 Views

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Palo Alto looks to change affordable-housing law

Seeking to comply with changes in state law and encourage construction of more affordable housing, Palo Alto is considering...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by trainspotting, on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 26 comments | 3294 Views

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Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 2460 Views

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JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 4136 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 2369 Views

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Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

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'Moderately severe' flu season expected

The influenza virus, which is hammering states in other parts of the country is slowly moving into Northern California, officials...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by medical question, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 8 comments | 8446 Views

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Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 2295 Views
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