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Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

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Worker fired by VA hospital seeks job back

A social worker fired by the Veteran Affairs (VA) Hospital in Palo Alto is waging a campaign to get her job back, alleging...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 8, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 3646 Views

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Final Rinconada Park community meeting tonight

The City of Palo Alto will hold the last community meeting on the Rinconada Park Long Range Plan on Thursday evening, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Unneeded, on Sep 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 2553 Views

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On Deadline: America's 'urban' growth outpacing overall density — Palo Alto feeling it?

Palo Alto isn't the only area of the nation that is experiencing increased urban density. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19521...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2013 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 7616 Views

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Around town

PALO ALTO: ELECTRIC STAR ... </B>Palo Alto is a city that likes to be a leader, or at least, say that it's a leader when...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not laughing, on Sep 28, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 6155 Views

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Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses may soon have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Dessert?, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 2139 Views

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Measure D sides spar over impact of Maybell development

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by If this is so... , on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 7675 Views

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Why to vote yes Different Perspective. all about NIMBYs

Different neighborhoods along the years approved house for the elderly, the is Retirement Properties in downtown, Midtown,...

Original post made by Baron hackneyed on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 1165 Views

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Making the condo jump

The way Peter Giovannotto sees it, choosing a condominium over a single-family home isn't a matter of square footage -- or...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Back in the Day, on Oct 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 5103 Views

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County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 6406 Views

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A local view of 'mental health parity'

State Sen. Jim Beall, a Democrat from San Jose, has a stepson and a sister with mental illness. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Susan Briggs, on May 7, 2014 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 38652 Views

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Committee backs new penalties for stalled construction

Residents who take too long to remodel their Palo Alto homes, leaving sections of their blocks fenced off and mired in construction...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Wonderer, on Nov 20, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 30597 Views

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Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 3187 Views

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Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Most Delighted!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 7938 Views

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Merrill Newman continued

Not sure why the weekly is not reporting any longer on the Palo Alto resident who is being held captive in North Korea, but...

Original post made by More information on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by ABC 7 news, on Dec 6, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views

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California Ave. Concept Plan approval won't come until 2014

Approval of the long-awaited of the California Avenue Concept Plan will be put off until next year, after planning commissioners...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by resident too, on Dec 13, 2013 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 3225 Views

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Student commutes from Los Angeles to perform in 'Little Women'

Many flights between Los Angeles and the Bay Area allowed recent Palo Alto High School graduate Arielle Fishman to maintain...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Al Gore, on Dec 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 6367 Views

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Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2909 Views

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Enrollment shortfall, poor planning, sparked Sofia crisis, new president says

Enrollment shortfalls combined with a lack of planning led to the current financial crisis at Sofia University, the school's...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Clusterf---, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 6394 Views

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In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views
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