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Volunteer readers to be recognized Sunday

Actress and former schoolteacher Jane Seaman of Los Altos Hills has spent 15,000 hours -- or 1.7 years of her life -- reading...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by JoAnne, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 3854 Views

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Edgewood Plaza planning review set Sept. 1

Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood residents will get a glimpse of the latest plans to rebuild the defunct Edgewood Plaza...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Good neighbor, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2116 Views

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Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

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Reminder: Please Give What You Can to the Magical Bridge! Be Selfless.

Hi you all, I have recently joined the board of this project; please donate what you can! Palo Alto has over 30 playgrounds,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 6, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 1646 Views

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Coroner identifies Sept. 2 plane crash victims

The third victim from Thursday's plane crash into the Redwood Shores lagoon that killed all three passengers aboard has been...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 1927 Views

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ShopTalk: Swanky sports cars coming

Palo Alto has been chosen as one of only 10 showrooms in the U.S. to launch a new, high-end sports car. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

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Four-legged firefighters

Goats graze on dry grass just off East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto Wednesday. The city brought them in as a fire-prevention...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gotmygoat, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 616 Views

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Downtown venture combines 'fitness, food and friends'

Fitness, food and friends. For people of a certain age -- empty nesters, perhaps, with a bit more time on their hands --...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2006 Views

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What's up with the smoke and the helicopter in South PA?

Are they linked or is my neighbor going crazy with the fire thing? Anybody know what's up?...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Oct 6, 2010 at 1:38 am | 3 comments | 1671 Views

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Whole Foods Increases Price of Smoothies 30%

Whole Foods just increased the price of fruit smoothies from $4.25 to $5.50! Yikes, that's an almost 30% jump. Where else...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2008 Views

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Veterinary innovations

Local animal doctors are using evolving techniques and technologies to care for their patients. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 3929 Views

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Dalai Lama talks about spirituality, science

Tenzin Gyatso, better known as the 14th Dalai Lama and an internationally recognized religious scholar, took the stage at...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by MARLENE, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2726 Views

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AT&T to open tech center in Palo Alto

AT&T is setting up a multimillion-dollar technology-development center in Palo Alto in a race to snag the Bay Area's brainiest...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 20, 2010 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 2944 Views

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Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1799 Views

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Obama's in Town!!

Not much talk about the Giants tonight, huh!!! Hang in there!! I gave up going to see President Obama arrive for dinner...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1495 Views

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It is time CalTrain tells High Speed Rail "It has been not so good to know you --- we are saying good-by."

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 1624 Views

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'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1934 Views

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Palo Alto to consider smoke-alarm requirement

Palo Alto could become the second California city to require builders, landlords and homeowners working on construction projects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mark, on Nov 8, 2010 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views

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Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1980 Views

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Are there any turbans in Palo Alto?

More than 150,000 Sikhs call the Bay Area home, and students from San Jose to Vacaville report that they've been taunted,...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1375 Views
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