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Palo Alto tries to fill underused downtown garages

Palo Alto boasts no shortage of downtown parking garages, including one that hulks over Bryant Street, one buried under City...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by menlo park resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:26 am | 51 comments | 4612 Views

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Tonight is 'Addison Night' at AT&T Park

Tonight is "Addison School Night" at the San Francisco Giants game, at least unofficially. Addison Elementary School students...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 10641 Views

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Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

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Time to unplug

A common energy-waster called "phantom power" may be to blame for rising energy bills. Also named "vampire power" for sucking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1700 Views

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Power surge pops lights, televisions

Television sets and lights popped and and blew out in two East Palo Alto neighborhoods after a power surge on Thursday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Aug 28, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 8 comments | 3130 Views

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Controversial condo proposal suffers setback

For more than five years, Harold Hohbach's bid to place a three-story building on the corner of Page Mill Road and Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 42 comments | 3208 Views

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Thousands expected to attend Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Upwards of 150,000 people are expected to attend this weekend's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts along University Avenue, which...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 2220 Views

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Sea lion rescued from East Palo Alto creek Thursday

A sea lion found stuck in mud in an East Palo Alto creek was rescued Thursday night with the help of volunteers and a local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 6, 2011 at 5:26 am | 7 comments | 1533 Views

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Photo gallery: Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Thousands of people strolled down University Avenue this weekend during the 30th annual Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. The...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by dennis, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 4 comments | 2075 Views

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Call for memories: Where were you Sept. 11?

Palo Alto Online is collecting local residents' memories of Sept. 11, 2001, to be published online in commemoration of the...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
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Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 2613 Views

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Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Gail, on Sep 11, 2016 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2935 Views

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Planned bike bridge called too complex, pricey

Palo Alto's dream of a spacious, elegant bike bridge spanning Highway 101 and connecting residents to the Baylands should...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by casual biker, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:48 am | 66 comments | 3568 Views

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Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2591 Views

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Today marks third Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced Thursday that Friday (Sept. 2) would be the third Spare the Air day...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by yesterday's news, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

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Feature story: Before the cineplex

When Gary Lee Parks looks at a photo of an old movie theater, he focuses on the visual details: etched-glass chandeliers,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 17, 2011 at 1:48 am | 13 comments | 13616 Views

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Trading Cheetos for kale chips

Rapid weight gain -- and the diabetes it causes -- are becoming epidemic in low-income communities, where immigrants who...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Sep 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2520 Views

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Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1481 Views

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Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1773 Views

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He's getting them off the streets and into the MMA ring

Nestled in the back of Undisputed Boxing Gym in San Carlos, behind a large exercise capoeira class, seven young fighters...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Sep 9, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 1592 Views
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