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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 | 7812 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 | 3352 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 | 1913 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 | 3209 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 | 3809 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 | 3041 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 | 3589 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 | 12870 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 | 7442 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 | 3916 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 | 10417 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 | 3727 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 | 3573 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 | 3155 Views

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Police arrest man for downtown burglary

Palo Alto police arrested a man for residential burglary and prowling late Saturday, Dec. 8, in the 300 block of Emerson...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Dec 11, 2012 at 12:30 am | 7 comments | 1980 Views

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Jerry Hill announces 'Oughta Be a Law ... Or Not'

Residents in newly elected state Sen. Jerry Hill's district will now have a chance to weigh in on what "Oughta Be a Law ......

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by SuperD, on Dec 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 10 comments | 4824 Views

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Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by homeless, on Dec 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 2426 Views

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City: No more 'island' of homes on commercial block

A string of awkwardly placed homes on a busy stretch of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto could soon make way for a dense new development...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:49 am | 14 comments | 2693 Views

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Parking, infrastructure woes loom large in 2013

The glaring problems of insufficient downtown parking and decaying infrastructure will likely tower over other Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 4303 Views

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Hit-and-run driver injures cyclist near Jordan

A driver fled a collision involving a bicyclist outside Jordan Middle School Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 11, and police are seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Victor, on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:36 am | 54 comments | 5047 Views
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