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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 | 7175 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 | 2895 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 | 2815 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 | 2975 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 | 2551 Views

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Lin heads to Houston as Knicks say no thanks

==I Paly grad flies to Houston on Wednesday== Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin is leaving the bright lights and media glare of New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

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Sea Scout building in Baylands launches new life

At the ship-shaped EcoCenter in the Palo Alto Baylands, portholes serve as windows on the marshland home of the California...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Go Outdoors, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 3280 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3228 Views

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Shop Talk: Trader Vic's departs for The Sea

Some good news and some bad news for restaurant-goers: Palo Alto is losing three high-end restaurants next month, but gaining...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by JBrown, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 16 comments | 5286 Views

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Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 3231 Views

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Move MacArthur Park building to golf course?

A proposal to move the historic building now housing the MacArthur Park restaurant to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mr E, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:34 am | 16 comments | 3206 Views

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No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 3409 Views

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Stanford University Law School names new dean

Stanford University Law School announced the hiring of Mary Elizabeth Magill as its new dean Tuesday, July 24. Magill switches...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 2903 Views

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Facebook posts losses in first quarterly report

Menlo Park-based social-media company Facebook posted a $157 million net loss in its debut quarterly report on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 2, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 3212 Views

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Commission approves Arastradero traffic plan

The plan to permanently turn Arastradero Road's four lanes to three lanes and add shared left-turn lanes and other improvements...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by I like it., on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 28 comments | 4327 Views

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Arts & Entertainment feature story: Comedy in conflict

It might seem impossible to find humor in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but at least one comedy being shown in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

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Doctor seeks new approach to teen mental health

Galvanized by a cluster of Palo Alto student suicides in 2009 and 2010, local physician Meg Durbin is challenging the medical...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 5088 Views

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Tomorrow's events (July 31)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33051 Music: Kenny Barron and Friends] Jazz pianist Kenny Barron has been associated...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 30, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2275 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Ben Lee

Ben Lee, the U.S. Olympic Badminton coach and Palo Alto Police Department Patrol Officer, talks with Lisa Van Dusen before...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by David , on Jul 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 3986 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by YIMBY, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:12 am | 3 comments | 2681 Views
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