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VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 2268 Views

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Transportation vision shifts focus to bikes, parking

When Palo Alto last adopted an official transportation vision, the Prius had just been unveiled in Japan; high-speed rail...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 3879 Views

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Palo Alto kicks bike-share system into gear

Commuters and traffic-weary residents can cruise Palo Alto on readily available rented bicycles, now that the city has 75...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 31, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 31 comments | 10245 Views

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Stanford emergency helipad temporarily relocated

The emergency-transport helicopter that usually lands on the roof of Stanford Hospital will be relocated to a temporary helipad...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 5 comments | 5785 Views

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Its future uncertain, JJ&F Market to close

Palo Alto's 65-year-old JJ&F Market has been given a 30-day notice to make way for the long-stalled College Terrace Centre...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:29 am | 33 comments | 11643 Views

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Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2488 Views

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Opportunity Center security criticized

A Palo Alto woman who was beaten July 19 at the Opportunity Center for formerly homeless people is largely paralyzed, according...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 3, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 62 comments | 3261 Views

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Sketch released of suspect in post-office robbery

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2124 Views

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How to make the perfect burger

At a Labor Day barbecue, it might be difficult to satisfy all guests' preferences, but with a few burger-crafting tips from...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by No thanks, on Sep 2, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 3952 Views

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Chinese homebuyers hone in on Palo Alto

Mei Wu, a Chinese citizen, is looking for a vacation home in Palo Alto — preferably Old Palo Alto, Crescent Park or...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Gus, on Sep 11, 2013 at 10:41 am | 40 comments | 8105 Views

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Developer disputes Palo Alto's 'impact fees'

The developer building a hotel and 26 homes at the former Palo Alto Bowl site is demanding a refund from the city, which...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by city of fools, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 16 comments | 3501 Views

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Apple to open new Stanford Mall store

After two years of blithe "no comment" from Apple, the tech company is finally acknowledging what has long been apparent...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bear market, on Sep 9, 2013 at 9:12 am | 10 comments | 17529 Views

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Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 2573 Views

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Palo Alto hosts Sept. 11 'Multifaith Peace Picnic'

Organizers of a "peace picnic" in Palo Alto say they are continuing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Dream" by hosting...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by The Bible says...., on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 2882 Views

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Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 3294 Views

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Construction workers tackle iPod thief, police say

A group of construction workers who witnessed a man stealing an iPod from a Palo Alto construction site on Saturday chased...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Jozee, on Sep 11, 2013 at 6:35 am | 16 comments | 8466 Views

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City to weigh appeal of Hamilton Avenue project

Residents concerned about the modernist design and parking impacts of a proposed development on Hamilton Avenue in downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Don't forget Alma, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 18 comments | 10672 Views

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Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 6506 Views

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Hewlett-Packard dropped from Dow Jones

Citing lower performance of its stock, Palo Alto technology company Hewlett-Packard is being dropped from the Dow Jones Industrial...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Laughing, on Sep 12, 2013 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 5151 Views

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Flags mark 9/11 on Menlo Park fire station lawns

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by PA Mom, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 2724 Views
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