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Guest Opinion: How to help those in crisis

The communities of Palo Alto and Woodside have lost two young people in the past few days to suicide. As we grieve, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by wrong, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 5312 Views

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The butcher, the baker

TheatreWorks sets Steven Sondheim's 1979 musical "Sweeney Todd" in WWII London in the midst of the blitz. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Candidates pledge 'positive campaign' in heated race

With election season heading into its final stretch, the four City Council candidates endorsed by the group Palo Altans for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peggy Duncan, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 3748 Views

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Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closes

A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:50 pm | 12 comments | 6431 Views

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Another flashing incident reported in Palo Alto

With Palo Alto police on the lookout for a man involved in a string of flashing incidents earlier this month, a parent has...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 20, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 4570 Views

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Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:33 am | 36 comments | 4754 Views

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Worth a Look

Discover rare vintage gadgets at the Museum of American Heritage; hear the St. Lawrence String Quartet play Bach and Telemann;...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by RL, on Oct 26, 2014 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 934 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Measure C to update utility tax

Palo Alto currently generates about 7 percent of its general-fund revenue, or some $11 million, from the 5 percent utility...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by not yet, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

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Shop Talk: Grocer Miki Werness may make a comeback

Four new hotels scheduled to open, grocer Miki Werness is part of College Terrace Centre deal and the Nike store reopens. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 6, 2014 at 10:18 am | 26 comments | 6892 Views

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Palo Alto's Bowman International School purchases nearby property

Palo Alto's independent Bowman International School has purchased a 0.6-acre property just up the road, with plans to expand...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Question, on Oct 31, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

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San Francisquito Creek project sees breakthrough after permit stall

An effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to improve flood protection around the volatile San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 5582 Views

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2014 Election Central: Palo Alto City Council

All the latest news on the 2014 Palo Alto City Council race. With five seats open, 12 candidates are making their bids: Wayne...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
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Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Barnum, on Nov 2, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

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Palo Alto voters to rule on council size

Palo Alto's on-again-off-again debate about the size of its City Council is being decided today, Nov. 4, as voters consider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:28 am | 7 comments | 2243 Views

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East Palo Alto appoints new police chief

Interim City Manager Carlos Martinez announced Tuesday, Nov. 4, the appointment of Albert Pardini as the new police chief...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest pair for allegedly possessing stolen property

A Palo Alto police officer on patrol checking on an occupied vehicle ended up arresting the occupants for allegedly possessing...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by moi, on Nov 7, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2761 Views

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NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Long Timer…., on Nov 13, 2014 at 5:16 am | 8 comments | 6156 Views

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Palo Alto looks to scrap ban on car camping

After lingering in legal limbo for nearly a year, Palo Alto's controversial ban on car camping is now heading toward repeal. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:06 am | 60 comments | 5473 Views

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Stanford Health Care and Anthem settle on new agreement

Anthem Blue Cross and Stanford Health Care have agreed to terms on a new multi-year contract, a press release stated on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Nov 14, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 2105 Views

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Found in translation

Theatre Flamenco is one of the oldest dance troupes in California. On Saturday, Nov. 8, they'll come to Mountain View, bringing...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Art Cervantes, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views
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