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THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 3024 Views

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'Weed warriors' to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bird and Wildlife Lover, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2800 Views

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Palo Alto launches electric-vehicle exposition

Hoping to drive more people toward zero-emission vehicles, the City of Palo Alto will host an electric-vehicle expo at City...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Il Corsicano, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 17367 Views

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Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2121 Views

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Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 2625 Views

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Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2121 Views

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Stanford's endowment grows to $18.7 billion

Stanford's endowment grew by 9.7 percent in the 2013 fiscal year, increasing its value to $18.7 billion, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 2726 Views

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Bicyclists race to find cancer's 'canary'

More than 900 bicyclists took part in a massive bike ride this Saturday, Sept. 28, pedaling to fund research that could...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3476 Views

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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip'

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory researchers have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Terry, on Sep 27, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 6965 Views

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Big bucks fuel campaign for Maybell development

Opponents of Measure D might have the signatures, but it's the supporters who have the funds, campaign-finance statements...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:22 am | 29 comments | 2780 Views

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Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2291 Views

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City to Castilleja: Shrink enrollment, pay $300K

Castilleja School needs to reduce the number of students it admits, pay $a 300,000 fine and cut back on the car traffic it...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by PA School Citizen, on Oct 7, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 53 comments | 4780 Views

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Glass pumpkins dazzle

A display of more than 8,000 glass pumpkins drew up to 5,000 visitors on Saturday and Sunday at the Palo Alto Art Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 13490 Views

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Facebook partnership to build 394 Menlo Park apartments

One question that quickly arose when Facebook decided to relocate to and then expand in Menlo Park was, "What about employee...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by JoAnn, on Feb 5, 2014 at 1:44 am | 11 comments | 4001 Views

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Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a company...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fenton Heirtzler, on Feb 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 16 comments | 15145 Views

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Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2608 Views

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VIDEO: Sky-high views of Palo Alto landmarks

Ralph Britton, president of the Palo Alto Airport Association, takes the Weekly in a flight over Palo Alto -- to Foothills...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2610 Views

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St. Ann Choir celebrates 50 years of singing ageless music

Formed in 1963 and renowned for singing historical Gregorian chants and other polyphonic music that predates the eighth and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Oct 4, 2013 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 3285 Views

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Open Space District unveils sweeping 'vision plan'

Bay Area residents could gain access to much more open space, including more family-friendly areas, according to a new Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 9, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 9874 Views

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Never too old to be a first-time author

With her first book published at the age of 77 -- and a second out this month -- Prudence Breitrose, at 79, finds herself...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5767 Views
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