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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 | 2726 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 | 2947 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 | 3564 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 | 8644 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 | 10956 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 | 6695 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 | 5300 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 | 2868 Views

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Fall arts preview: an exuberance of culture

Though the weather's not exactly what you'd call "crisp" yet, a few trees are tentatively going scarlet. And rain or shine,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 29921 Views

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29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

Songs and books have been written and movies made about the harvest mooon. Neil Young suggested going dancin' in its light....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by andrew rich, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:34 am | 5 comments | 9631 Views

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Shop Talk: New store creates a buzz

While the attention of some Palo Altans has been diverted to more pressing issues, a new sex shop is quietly preparing to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by too quick, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 59 comments | 7315 Views

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Propane-tank explosion causes late-night ruckus

Police say a loud boom that set off car alarms and awoke residents on the night of Aug. 28 was the result of a propane tank...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
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<B><B>DISTRESS OVER DAMSEL ... </B>A photograph of a bright-blue insect in the Sept. 6 edition of the Weekly triggered an...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 3406 Views

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Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 3141 Views

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Jeremy Lin attends Mitchell Park court christening

NBA standout Jeremy Lin was on the clock Monday afternoon as he faced off against a nervous-looking Palo Alto mayor in front...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ty, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 10715 Views

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Barron Park donkeys' landowner to charge rent

For 15 years, the Barron Park donkeys, Perry and Miner 49er, have lived rent-free in a pasture adjacent to Palo Alto's Bol...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Easy, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 36 comments | 8196 Views

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Stanford welcomes newest crop of freshmen

Stanford University's latest freshman class, which gathered on campus for the first time Tuesday, represents 49 states --...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Begay, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 8 comments | 3939 Views

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Supervisors won't let Sheriff's Office sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Which amendment you talking about Willis?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 18 comments | 3871 Views

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History on the canvas

When the world is in turmoil, sometimes the most courageous people are artists. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19441...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Sep 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 6895 Views

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Bicyclist killed in collision was former CFO of Amazon

Joy Covey, a former CFO of Amazon and a Woodside resident, was killed Wednesday, Sept. 18, when the bicycle she was riding...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by eileen, on Sep 21, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 14 comments | 16806 Views
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