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Two arrested for ID theft at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police arrested two people on suspicion of identity theft on Monday evening, a police officer said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Britany, on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 14 comments | 11832 Views

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<B><B>CASHING IN ... </B>Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a wonderful dilemma: a $44 million pool of funds and plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2751 Views

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Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 3377 Views

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Deaths

<B>Cheryl A. Davis Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=2376 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by bev morse, on Jun 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2960 Views

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Plastic bag era comes to an end in Palo Alto

For Palo Alto shoppers, the question "Paper or plastic?" officially becomes an anachronism Monday, as the city's new ban...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:29 am | 32 comments | 6328 Views

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New Arrillaga gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 35 comments | 4984 Views

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East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 3122 Views

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Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 18 comments | 17083 Views

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Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 3719 Views

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Park Blvd crash spurs $17 million claim with Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:54 am | 59 comments | 256421 Views

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Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Looking forward to celebrating !, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 4161 Views

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Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 3241 Views

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Many like it hot at Palo Alto's July Fourth chili cook-off

Thursday's sizzling heat did not prevent thousands from flocking to Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2881 Views

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Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 44 comments | 10580 Views

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This weekend's events (July 6-7)

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2449 Views

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Discount grocer to open shop at Alma Village

Grocery Outlet, a chain specializing in extreme bargains, will take over the Alma Village supermarket that has been vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hungry, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:28 am | 97 comments | 18539 Views

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Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 2598 Views

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Out with the old and in with the 'new'

One person is looking for a rocking chair for a newborn baby. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19065...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Genevien, on Jul 9, 2013 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 29841 Views

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Maybell project opponents race against deadlines

Opponents of a recently approved development on Maybell Avenue are heading into crunch time in their drive to overturn a...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Zayda, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 55 comments | 3987 Views

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Suspicious object at Palo Alto Caltrain station causes delays

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Monday morning caused a scare and resulted in train...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2371 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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