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Open space bond measure favored, close to approval

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 3125 Views

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World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 2722 Views

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Palo Alto startup founder takes lessons from tragic accident

Declara's philosophy and mission is deeply rooted in CEO Ramona Pierson's personal wake-up call that a "one size fits all"...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by So right, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 4 comments | 6443 Views

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Police nab suspected 'smelly' bank robber

Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting at a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View Tuesday who they believe is the same malodorous...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 10747 Views

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Palo Alto police searching for missing man with dementia

Palo Alto police are searching for a man in his 70s who was last seen on foot walking away from the Stanford Hospital at...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 3424 Views

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Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2113 Views

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Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ed Keyani, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 44681 Views

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Annual Baylands race returns to Palo Alto

The 30th annual Moonlight Run & Walk, a benefit event for local nonprofits supporting kids and families, returns next Friday,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Aug 30, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 4990 Views

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Where is the Frog Fountain?

This weekend I noticed that the whimsical frog fountain at the Stanford Shopping Center is gone, and seems not to have been...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Aug. 31, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 1, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 4 comments | 919 Views

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Prominent Palo Alto developer Ryland Kelley dies

Palo Alto native and Stanford graduate Ryland Kelley died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tony Carrasco, on Sep 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 5397 Views

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Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Gratefully healthy, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 5499 Views

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Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 30th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve Flanders, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 3527 Views

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Offspring of famous are Stanford freshmen

Rob Lowe and Katie Couric dropped off their children yesterday at Stanford University. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2759468/Class-celebrity-offspring-Katie-Couric-Ro...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by So?, on Sep 18, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 2120 Views

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Pair arrested in Palo Alto for allegedly stealing mail

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by rick, on Sep 25, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 4543 Views

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Transplant survivor is flying high

Jennifer Julian sat in the flight simulator's cockpit and soared through the clouds. Before her, the large computer screen...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by PAA noise, on Sep 29, 2014 at 12:13 am | 4 comments | 6621 Views

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Cell Phone Tower in Midtown Parking Lot going in without a murmur

All the talk over the past couple of years about cell phone towers on lampposts and Little League, I am surprised but very...

Original post made by Midtown on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Sep 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm | 4 comments | 806 Views

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Palo Alto Buddhist Temple marks milestone

It was born out of an idea discussed in a cemetery and it grew as a place of worship for Palo Alto's Buddhist community....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Truthseeker, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 6337 Views

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Two notable events, PAW has no report or pictures.

This weekend had the airport open day and the sneak preview of the Mitchell Park library. The Weekly has not advertised either...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 29, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 4 comments | 650 Views

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Meet the Palo Alto school board candidates

The arrival of two new school board members this fall comes at a time that, in many ways, is a turning point for the Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Briones Parent, on Oct 4, 2014 at 12:40 am | 4 comments | 8088 Views

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Another Poll in Palo Alto

I received another telephone "Poll" similar in nature to the fake poll a week ago regarding the Residentialist Slate. This...

Original post made by IGotThatCall on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 832 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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