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Driver dies in 'horrific' crash on Middlefield Road

Mountain View police say an "extremely horrific" single-car crash killed the driver of a Volvo after it smashed into seven...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Amazed, on Mar 3, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 36 comments | 3058 Views

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Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 3703 Views

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Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 2100 Views

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East Palo Alto Best Buy store to close

Electronics retailer Best Buy announced the locations of 42 of its big-box store closures Saturday, including East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 19, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 36 comments | 4226 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 | 7388 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 | 8450 Views

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Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 31, 2014 at 2:33 am | 36 comments | 5257 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Here we go again, on Feb 14, 2015 at 12:08 am | 36 comments | 8698 Views

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VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jul 26, 2016 at 8:53 am | 36 comments | 4986 Views

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Hidden Surveillance Camera

A lot of families install hidden surveillance cameras for security reasons. This helps the community and neighborhood. Most...

Original post made by SpyingNeighbor on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Gotcha Fido, on Feb 17, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 36 comments | 1419 Views

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Palo Alto adopts new carbon-cutting target

With Earth Day just around the corner, Palo Alto officials on Monday renewed their vows to their native planet when they...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 36 comments | 2849 Views

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College Terrace Centre nears completion

High above El Camino Real, a garden of flowers, grasses and sedges blooms atop the newly constructed College Terrace Centre,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Terrance, on Jan 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 36 comments | 6221 Views

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Library Lovers Launch Drive to Update Mitchell Park Branch

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Original post made by alexishamilton on Oct. 25, 2006
Last comment by Not North, on Nov 15, 2006 at 2:45 pm | 35 comments | 9186 Views

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Great article on Walter_E _Wallis

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Original post made by Fan on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Mar 26, 2007 at 11:01 am | 35 comments | 5104 Views

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Friends of Briones house win again in court

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Yay!, on Aug 1, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 35 comments | 5975 Views

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Is there a 'problem' with council campaign contributions?

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Original post made on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:58 am | 35 comments | 5552 Views

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT: HP considers moving, but will 'stay in Palo Alto'

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Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by A Lone Star Has No Competition, on Mar 21, 2008 at 10:46 am | 35 comments | 3705 Views

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James Keene named new Palo Alto city manager

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Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by George, on Aug 22, 2008 at 9:01 am | 35 comments | 6460 Views

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Library Use Continues to Climb

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Original post made by Jeff on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by SavE THE LIBRARY - YES ON "N", on Sep 18, 2008 at 4:27 pm | 35 comments | 2371 Views

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Online conversation with Tyler Hanley, Palo Alto Online editor

Tyler Thank you for your comments which I have noticed dotted around various threads. As I don't read threads which don't...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 am | 35 comments | 3323 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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