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Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

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Be Safe. Be Seen. Gear Up for Night Bicycling.

As the days grow shorter, more bicyclists are riding at dusk or in the dark. It is both illegal and very unsafe to bicycle...

Original post made by Penny on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1382 Views

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Building hope for homeownership

Students Mohammed and Nadia giggled as they tested their keys to a well-refurbished home on Kavanaugh Drive in East Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 1997 Views

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Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1759 Views

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Where do Palo Altans look for entry level work?

Are there any local groups/organization where we can post a Palo Alto job listings? Our posts for an entry level job (in...

Original post made by employer on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by classified ads?, on Dec 20, 2010 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 1474 Views

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Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Fire engines on 101 overpass?

What is up with the fire engines on the 101 north overpass? The firemen had climbed on top of the truck .. got to say it...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 4812 Views

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Dark Christmas for 2,900 Mountain View homes

A car struck a power pole in Mountain View this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2,900 PG&E customers, a PG&E...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

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Arson fire cancels East Palo Alto council meeting

About 50 people were evacuated from East Palo Alto City Hall this evening (Tuesday) after an arson fire filled the downstairs...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by mutti, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1966 Views

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Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1748 Views

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Mountain View Neighborhoods

From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by P. Dorst, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 30210 Views

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A mission of music

There's a special kind of harmony that comes from sharing a piano bench. As LaDoris Cordell and Josephine "Jodi" Gandolfi...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 6570 Views

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Concrete Islands on Arastradero

One of our Barron Park neighbors posted this today on our mailing list. I thought others might be interested in what's happening...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1555 Views

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'Saving' Caltrain

Numerous ideas for funding Caltrain in the near and long terms were proposed at recent events sponsored separately by the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by choo choo, on Feb 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2039 Views

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Shop Talk

MADAME TAM EXPANDS ... It's only been six months since the tiny Vietnamese restaurant came on the scene, but Madame Tam Bistro...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Zohra Ashpari-editorial intern, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 2754 Views

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Census 2010: Quick facts about Palo Alto

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20364 posted Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:12...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Aaron@PalyVoice, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1911 Views

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Economy, fitness fads throw gym a curve

The Curves gym on Emerson Street was the first of its franchise to open in Palo Alto. Now it is the last one standing. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fit Dude, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:53 am | 3 comments | 10587 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 2075 Views

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News Digest

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14576...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 19, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 2163 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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