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Opportunity Center security criticized

A Palo Alto woman who was beaten July 19 at the Opportunity Center for formerly homeless people is largely paralyzed, according...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 62 comments | 2847 Views

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Sketch released of suspect in post-office robbery

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1953 Views

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How to make the perfect burger

At a Labor Day barbecue, it might be difficult to satisfy all guests' preferences, but with a few burger-crafting tips from...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by No thanks, on Sep 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 3223 Views

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Chinese homebuyers hone in on Palo Alto

Mei Wu, a Chinese citizen, is looking for a vacation home in Palo Alto — preferably Old Palo Alto, Crescent Park or...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Gus, on Sep 11, 2013 at 10:41 am | 40 comments | 7354 Views

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Developer disputes Palo Alto's 'impact fees'

The developer building a hotel and 26 homes at the former Palo Alto Bowl site is demanding a refund from the city, which...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by city of fools, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 16 comments | 2642 Views

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Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 16741 Views

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Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 2041 Views

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Palo Alto hosts Sept. 11 'Multifaith Peace Picnic'

Organizers of a "peace picnic" in Palo Alto say they are continuing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Dream" by hosting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Bible says...., on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 2596 Views

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Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 2401 Views

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Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 16 comments | 7648 Views

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City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 9687 Views

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Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 5753 Views

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Hewlett-Packard dropped from Dow Jones

Citing lower performance of its stock, Palo Alto technology company Hewlett-Packard is being dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Laughing, on Sep 12, 2013 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 4575 Views

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Flags mark 9/11 on Menlo Park fire station lawns

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by PA Mom, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2112 Views

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Fall arts preview: an exuberance of culture

Though the weather's not exactly what you'd call "crisp" yet, a few trees are tentatively going scarlet. And rain or shine,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27898 Views

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29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

Songs and books have been written and movies made about the harvest mooon. Neil Young suggested going dancin' in its light....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by andrew rich, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 8232 Views

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Shop Talk: New store creates a buzz

While the attention of some Palo Altans has been diverted to more pressing issues, a new sex shop is quietly preparing to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by too quick, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 59 comments | 6643 Views

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Propane-tank explosion causes late-night ruckus

Police say a loud boom that set off car alarms and awoke residents on the night of Aug. 28 was the result of a propane tank...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2375 Views

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<B><B>DISTRESS OVER DAMSEL ... </B>A photograph of a bright-blue insect in the Sept. 6 edition of the Weekly triggered an...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 2192 Views

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Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 2280 Views
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