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Palo Altans somberly observe 9/11

As a bagpiper's "Amazing Grace" pierced the cool morning air, about 150 Palo Altans gathered under oak trees at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1679 Views

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation educator earns President's Award

Becky Beacom, a health educator with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, will receive the President's Volunteer Service Call...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Deanna Messinger, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:30 pm | 12 comments | 3606 Views

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Parking program a tough sell for Professorville

Residents of Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood cheered and applauded when the City Council created the city's first...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by IT WAS A MONEY GRAB, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:30 am | 60 comments | 2770 Views

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Police report 'explosion' in Midtown Palo Alto

An explosion was reported at an apartment complex on Midtown Court in Midtown Palo Alto Tuesday night, police confirmed....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by umm, on Sep 15, 2011 at 2:46 am | 8 comments | 1716 Views

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Authorities identify motorcyclist killed Friday night

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in East Palo Alto Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

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Historic oak on Cowper Street to be cut down

A 51-inch-diameter "significant and historic" coast live oak on Cowper Street is slated for removal in late September, City...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Carol, on Sep 29, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 2850 Views

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Love story

Seated on a new bench carved out of a felled, century-old eucalyptus tree at the College Terrace Library, Mark Mueller reads...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Sep 15, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1821 Views

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Church to host forum on vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to bar people from sleeping in vehicles will be the subject of a community meeting tonight...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rich, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 73 comments | 6782 Views

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Blue Cross patients get temporary reprieve

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield patients will not have to pay more for their care while Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Love the competition, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 2255 Views

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Vehicle dwellers, residents seek common ground

Voicing compassion and a desire for both sides to find an alternative to a proposed vehicle-habitation ban, Palo Alto's vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pudding Head, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 38 comments | 2505 Views

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Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 2073 Views

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Spotlight on the new arts season

In the Palo Alto Weekly's annual fall arts preview, we visit some of the top destinations of the A&E season. Happy travels....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 7050 Views

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Police: Child, 9, caused Midtown explosion

A 9-year old child playing in the storage unit of a Palo Alto apartment complex accidentally set off the small explosion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 22, 2011 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 1552 Views

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New veterans' hotel breaks ground

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki on Friday (Sept. 16) recalled his own hospitalization from injuries he received...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ron Pauls, on Sep 18, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 6 comments | 5444 Views

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Echelon events, Taste of Palo Alto to be held Saturday

Three city-sponsored events will be held in downtown Palo Alto this Saturday (Sept. 17): The Echelon Gran Fondo (a multi-mile...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by for charity, on Sep 18, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views

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A garden in the concrete jungle

Along a noisy stretch of Middlefield Road, beside Matadero Creek, a refuge from the sun and cement has taken hold. Birdhouses...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 2293 Views

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Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 2348 Views

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Former POST president to be honored by City Council tonight

A self-described "nature freak," Audrey Rust, the retired president and CEO of Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), will be...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1869 Views

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Stanford professor named new ambassador to Russia

President Obama named a Stanford University political science professor the new ambassador to Russia, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
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Today marks fifth Spare the Air day of 2011

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today (Monday, Sept. 19). Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 1482 Views
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