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Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 3280 Views

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Palo Alto sees three big startup buys

Palo Alto has seen three startup acquisitions over the past two weeks, and the collective cost of the buys may be over $120...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 3497 Views

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Palo Alto struggles to find the meaning of 'benefit'

Philosophers may rack their brains over the meaning of life, but for Palo Alto's developers, neighborhood leaders and elected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by lost, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:48 am | 48 comments | 5525 Views

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Gun-violence rally in Palo Alto this evening

Adding their voices to the national gun-control debate, Palo Alto residents plan to hold a rally today, Thursday, March 28,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 13 comments | 2202 Views

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Editorial: For now, a required 'public benefit' slips away

There is plenty of blame to go around in any assessment of why Miki's Farm Fresh Market will have to close its doors next...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by "Neighbors Helping Neighbors", on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:08 am | 72 comments | 28769 Views

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News Digest

<B>Three arrested for burglaries in Palo Alto garage Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18668...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Greenmeadow Resident, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 3444 Views

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Injured worker lifted off building deck

Palo Alto firefighters on Thursday rescued a construction worker who fell off the framing of an El Camino Way building and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Billionaires take over, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 10 comments | 3165 Views

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Stanford leaps ahead on creating biological computers

A team of Stanford University bioengineers has created a biological transistor that allows engineers to compute inside living...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 3900 Views

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Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Oscar fan, on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 6339 Views

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Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Monstrous, on Oct 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 4565 Views

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Tesla announces first-quarter profitability

Tesla Motors today announced March 31 that it will achieve profitability in the first quarter after selling more of its Model...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by John is Right, on Apr 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 2381 Views

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Microsoft co-founder to open Palo Alto investment office

Vulcan Capital, which manages investments for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, announced today that it would open an office...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Fool Me Twice, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 12 comments | 3768 Views

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Owner of JJ&F market eyes Miki's Alma Plaza space

Miki's Farm Fresh Market might be closing, but one local grocer is looking at potentially taking over the spot. Joe Khoury,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by keith@klwines, on Apr 10, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 36 comments | 7428 Views

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Sandberg to women: 'aim high, believe in yourselves'

Author and Facebook Chief Operating Office Sheryl Sandberg exhorted a Stanford audience Tuesday to stand up and do the "hard...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 2748 Views

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Tesla announces new financing plan

Tesla Motors chief executive and co-founder Elon Musk announced April 3 a new financing plan for its Model S electric cars...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by More-Money-For-Musk, on Apr 4, 2013 at 9:47 am | 7 comments | 2777 Views

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Palo Alto looks to welcome more public art

Palo Alto has no shortage of eye-catching public art, from "Digital DNA," a giant egg covered with silicon chips that adorns...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Periwinkle Brownsnot, on Apr 8, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 39 comments | 3842 Views

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President Obama fundraises in the Bay Area

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraisers in San Francisco and Atherton Wednesday and Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by protector in chief, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2703 Views

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President Obama's visit draws small crowd to Atherton

About 50 people gathered in the vicinity of Valparaiso Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton this morning to watch...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:10 am | 8 comments | 1915 Views

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Facebook reveals 'Home' launcher for Android

"We're not building a phone," Mark Zuckerberg said April 4, finally putting to rest months of rumors. What Facebook has done,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jim H, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:45 pm | 6 comments | 2745 Views

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Two HP directors resign, chair steps down

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Thursday, April 4, that its board chair, Raymond Lane, would step down, and two of its board...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:28 am | 5 comments | 3185 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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