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Breast Cancer Connections gets $12,000 boost

Nate Heydorff, a firefighter and paramedic for the Palo Alto Fire Department, hands Karen Nelson, executive director of Breast...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views

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Stanford football receives commitment from top tight end

Stanford football may lose two top tight ends to the NFL this year, but those losses could be offset by the commitment of...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 5383 Views

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Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 2136 Views

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Matadero Creek Trail project heading to Midtown

A proposed trail for bicyclists and pedestrians through the center of Midtown Palo Alto is taking some residents by surprise,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Resident of Los Altos Hills, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 64 comments | 35300 Views

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New Palo Alto Fire Chief Eric Nickel sworn in

After two and a half years without a permanent fire chief, Palo Alto held a promotional ceremony Thursday, Jan. 17, for Eric...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Welcome Wagon, on Jan 21, 2013 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 4037 Views

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Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2118 Views

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High-speed rail on tonight's council agenda

High-speed rail will be back on the agenda of the Palo Alto City Council tonight as members are asked to update the city's...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Skin in the game, on Jan 23, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 35 comments | 10077 Views

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VIDEO: Mitzvah Day in Palo Alto

About 900 volunteers of all ages participated in Mitzvah Day Monday, Jan. 21, a day of volunteering activities for families...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stef, on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2004 Views

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Grade separations at Churchill, Meadow, Charleston?

The "very contentious issue" of grade separations at Alma, Churchill, East Meadow and Charleston is something Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Clem, on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 46 comments | 3402 Views

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Real Estate Matters

There are two types of deal killers in real estate: those that are correctable or avoidable and those that are core beliefs...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by enough!, on Jan 26, 2013 at 11:17 pm | 18 comments | 2110 Views

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Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Eaton breathing, on Jan 25, 2013 at 11:19 am | 8 comments | 1732 Views

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Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 1993 Views

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The big change

Palo Alto Players tackles the big change that rocks a family to its core in an excellent production of Jane Anderson's "Looking...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Jan 26, 2013 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 4040 Views

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Catching neighbors who fall through the gap

A Palo Alto neighborhood group is working to turn a holiday food drive for needy neighbors into a monthly grocery giveaway....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:41 am | 9 comments | 36709 Views

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Former 49er in court over fight in Menlo Park

A jury trial is set for April in San Mateo County Superior Court for former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 1 comment | 3114 Views

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Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by FrankF, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:58 am | 16 comments | 19873 Views

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Shop Talk: Vegan variety in Palo Alto

In many cases, yes, according to a few chefs with restaurants in Palo Alto. "Eating vegan is a growing trend," said Calafia...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Longtime veg, on Jan 31, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 2377 Views

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VIDEO: Police Department honors Officer Cole

A special graveside memorial service was held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park Thursday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. to honor former Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2866 Views

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Driver charged in deaths of Palo Alto family

A Canadian truck driver faces charges in the 2011 deaths of a Palo Alto family of four, who were killed in a fiery crash...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frank Hall, on May 7, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 4259 Views

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This weekend's events (Feb. 2-3)

[http://www.menloschool.org/calendar/events.aspx?action=ShowEventRegistrationForm&EventId=30247719-172f-4f6f-b2da-38ff9da35b3d...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1769 Views
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