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Greg Brown mural in downtown Palo Alto restored

Artist Greg Brown performed restoration work over the weekend on "Man Pushing Cat in Stroller," his fanciful mural in downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 31, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 25 comments | 3378 Views

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Lift your head up, bent-necks!

Seriously... I think I could have hit about 18 people in the past month while trying to take rt hand turns in town. Your...

Original post made by Ostrich Hunter on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:44 am | 25 comments | 2580 Views

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Wi-Fi antennas approved for downtown Palo Alto

A proposal by AT&T to install Wi-Fi antennas at Hotel President on University Avenue cleared its final hurdle Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Robert Smith, on Apr 6, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 25 comments | 2053 Views

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Redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza gets early nod

Saying that the revitalization of dilapidated Edgewood Plaza is long overdue, the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on May 3, 2011 at 5:16 pm | 25 comments | 2117 Views

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Palo Alto sees its fiber dream fizzle

After 15 years of failed schemes and dashed hopes, Palo Alto is preparing to pull the plug on its dream of bringing ultra-high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Smith, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 25 comments | 5451 Views

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Health care providers gear up for influx

While Congress is sure to continue its political fisticuffs over the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the Patient Protection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by answers, on Jul 3, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 25 comments | 1566 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barry, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 25 comments | 2295 Views

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Thousands attend 28th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of people from Palo Alto and beyond ventured out to the Baylands Friday night for the 28th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ariel Hessing, on Dec 14, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 25 comments | 3755 Views

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Palo Alto resident finds woman rummaging through car

Palo Alto police arrested a woman Monday morning after a resident found her rummaging through his car in the 500 block of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Oct 5, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3288 Views

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Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 2305 Views

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What Happened to Miki's Farm Fresh Foods?

Three people have reported going to Miki's on Alma near Meadow, and reported seeing a sign on the door saying that it was...

Original post made by La Dame Blanche on Mar. 24, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 20, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 25 comments | 279 Views

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Transportation vision shifts focus to bikes, parking

When Palo Alto last adopted an official transportation vision, the Prius had just been unveiled in Japan; high-speed rail...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 25 comments | 1891 Views

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Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1566 Views

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Palo Alto to unveil huge 'light sculpture' Saturday

A two-year grassroots effort led by a Palo Alto father and his two young children to bring a 35-foot-tall interactive light...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:29 am | 25 comments | 44706 Views

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Midtown resident to receive 'Community Champion' honor

Midtown Palo Alto resident Annette Glanckopf Ashton will receive the 13th Senate District Community Champion award on Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 25 comments | 4856 Views

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Mountain View man dies surfing in Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk, 47,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Fellow Boogier, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 6131 Views

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New 'density bonus' law put to immediate test

Just weeks after Palo Alto officials adopted a law that creates a menu of zoning perks that developers of affordable housing...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 25 comments | 7805 Views

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Castilleja vows to reduce enrollment

Castilleja School has pledged to reduce its enrollment by 33 students over the next four years if it cannot come to new terms...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waverley Bette, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 25 comments | 5794 Views

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Taxi drivers protest ride-sharing companies in Palo Alto

The divide between taxi drivers and ride-sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar is deepening in Palo Alto, as the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Thumbs up to ride-sharing, on Apr 3, 2014 at 9:06 am | 25 comments | 7935 Views

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Recreation and Restoration for 7.7 Acre Addition to Foothills Park

The SJ Mercury News has a story (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_26897150/palo-alto-recreation-and-restoration-eyed-foothills-park)...

Original post made by David on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Nov 14, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 25 comments | 585 Views
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