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VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 3531 Views

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Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts leaving after 23 months

Describing it as "an agonizing decision," Menlo Park Police Chief Bryan Roberts said he's taken a new job in Draper City,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Reality, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm | 14 comments | 3273 Views

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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 7, 2012 at 10:53 am | 35 comments | 2886 Views

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Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 2542 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2933 Views

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Palo Alto endorses new strategy for housing

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed on Monday a new vision for housing development that...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by noondensehousing, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:29 am | 50 comments | 6581 Views

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Pinterest moves HQ from Palo Alto to San Francisco

On Monday, July 9, growing social-networking giant Pinterest moved its headquarters from Palo Alto to San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2012 at 11:11 am | 22 comments | 5402 Views

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Sid Espinosa will not seek second term on City Council

After four years on the Palo Alto City Council, Sid Espinosa is preparing for the next chapter in his life. Espinosa, who...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by gbell, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:59 am | 19 comments | 5411 Views

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Angry bees attack five Palo Alto workers

Bees in the cavity of a fallen tree gained the upper hand against a City of Palo Alto tree-removal crew on Wednesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jul 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 12 comments | 4120 Views

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Rattlesnakes biting in record numbers in Santa Clara County

Rattlesnakes are biting people in record numbers throughout California, according to Stuart Heard, executive director of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 5488 Views

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Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 3082 Views

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East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

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Man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A 19-year-old man was shot in the leg in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26116...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 16, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2528 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 25 comments | 4036 Views

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Professorville parking program rejected

Professorville residents looking to reclaim the parking spots on their streets from downtown employees will have to cope...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Jul 22, 2012 at 12:29 am | 31 comments | 4931 Views

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Yiaway Yeh won't seek second City Council term

Yiaway Yeh, who this year became the second-youngest mayor in Palo Alto's history, announced Tuesday that he will not seek...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jul 18, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 17 comments | 7008 Views

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Deaths

<B>Michael Steven Coffron Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17208 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Molly McIntosh Brown, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 2737 Views

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City of Palo Alto website gets a brand new look

After years of tweaks, complaints and frustrations, the City of Palo Alto's freshly redesigned website officially went live...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:39 am | 11 comments | 2651 Views

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Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 2816 Views

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Menlo Park Legends win a milestone 100th semipro game

Most summer baseball schedules last around 40 games, so four summers are roughly the equivalent of a 162-game major league...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views
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