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Getting to 'yes'

There's a phrase that Brodie Hamilton uses to describe people's reluctance to switch from commuting by car to taking an alternate...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Nov 19, 2012 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 3104 Views

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Palo Alto reflects on Ellen Fletcher's legacy

The life of Ellen Fletcher, a longtime Palo Alto councilwoman who helped transform the city into one of the nation's most...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 4714 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 3145 Views

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Palo Alto turns down volume at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza, downtown Palo Alto's traditional hub for free speech and impromptu music, will see its volume drop on the weekdays...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 17 comments | 5234 Views

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Redwood tree removal permit withdrawn

The owner of the CitiBank building on the corner of California Avenue and El Camino Real has withdrawn his permit to have...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Nov 21, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4128 Views

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HP stock falls on news of acquisition fraud

Palo Alto-based HP said Tuesday that "accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures" caused it to...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 25, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 7 comments | 6042 Views

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Dear Santa ...

Palo Alto firefighters have figured out where Santa lives and are planning to contact him directly this year to help Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 6883 Views

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Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 2773 Views

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Baby Izack murder trial begins

The trial of an East Palo Alto man accused in the 2011 shooting of 3-month-old Izack Jimenez Garcia is scheduled to begin...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

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Gang crackdown in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Fed up with more than a dozen shootings between rival gangs in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, police from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 16 comments | 2955 Views

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'Social inclusion' to be theme of Dec. 3 panel

"Social inclusion" will be the topic of a panel discussion Monday, Dec. 3, sponsored by Palo Alto's Community Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by spec-ed parent, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 3178 Views

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Palo Alto to hold Tree Lighting event Friday

Palo Alto plans to usher in the holiday season this Friday -- rain or shine -- with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 2466 Views

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Holiday helpers

People across the Peninsula are celebrating the holiday season by giving gifts that trump those you might find at a department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reader of the print version, on Dec 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 2962 Views

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Shop Talk: Palo Alto's new restaurants

Three new restaurants are scheduled to open soon in Palo Alto. The first is a casual eatery offering kosher items. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by cooper, on Dec 4, 2012 at 1:16 am | 9 comments | 12290 Views

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Man robs Palo Alto Walgreens for OxyContin

Palo Alto police have released a photo of a man suspected of robbing the downtown Walgreens by showing a concealed gun on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:14 am | 37 comments | 7240 Views

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A tree glows in Lytton

Palo Alto ushered in the holiday season Friday with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the city's most prominent downtown plaza....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 4, 2012 at 7:14 pm | 15 comments | 3260 Views

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Repairs planned for flood-prone Oregon Expressway underpass

Flooding that shut down the Oregon Expressway underpass at Alma Street twice in the past week due to heavy rainstorms is...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by splash, on Dec 9, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 18 comments | 9404 Views

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Around Town

<B>FEELING THE HEAT ... </B>Palo Alto firefighters took part in an unusual rescue operation last week after they learned...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by animal lover, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 2943 Views

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Palo Alto family issues $100,000 challenge

A local family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund for the second year in a row, in hopes of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mom by Gunn, on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:42 am | 4 comments | 2742 Views

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A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 2414 Views
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