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Number of travelers will be up for holiday

More Bay Area residents will spend Thanksgiving away from home this year, according to a recent travel survey conducted by...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Don't say this!, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 892 Views

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Dry weekend expected post-Thanksgiving Day

If you plan to be one of the millions of Californians traveling this holiday weekend, get your umbrella ready and brace for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1746 Views

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Former mayor Kleinberg helps garner award

The philanthropic arm of a nonprofit foundation headed by former Palo Alto Mayor Judith Kleinberg has won a prestigious award...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

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Body found in Palo Alto Baylands identified

A man who died at the Palo Alto Baylands on Nov. 20 has been identified as Robert Heath, 70, of Sunnyvale, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

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Christmas displays, yes I mean Christmas.

All over town, displays are being set up to celebrate the Christmas season. Many are showing the traditional Santa, Snowman,...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by greatshow, on Dec 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

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VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

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Palo Alto toasts 'Downtown' Sandra Brown

After nearly a quarter century of patrolling the streets, testifying at trials, and counseling students, "Downtown" Sandra...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Perky, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 826 Views

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New Business Opening in Dan Browns Old Location

Just noticed a new notice to sell alcohol at what use to be Dan Browns Sports Bar. Anyone know what the new restaurant/bar...

Original post made by papagee on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert for Wednesday

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday (Dec. 14) are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by save our kids, on Dec 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

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Local agencies drop prices for pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies, including Palo Alto Animal Services, are offering discounted pet adoptions in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carol Scott Zimmerman, on Dec 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 978 Views

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Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Jan. 10)

[http://galleryhouse2.com/current.html Art: 'Trails and Tales'] Stone sculptor George Perazzo and pastel artist Charlotte...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by charlotte, on Jan 9, 2012 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 821 Views

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Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

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Grand jury knocks Woodside building-permit process

The town of Woodside’s building-permit process came in for criticism Tuesday from the San Mateo County civil grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Keely Thomas-Moore, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

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A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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Gunn pins down wrestling title at SCVAL finals

==B Saturday's prep roundup== After losing out on the SCVAL De Anza Division dual-match title on a tiebreaker, the Gunn...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 2126 Views

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Tales from the 26th Annual Short Story Contest

The story of the Palo Alto Weekly's 26th Annual Short Story Contest is one driven by characters -- the robot who struggles...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

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Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 8669 Views

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Bay Area Senior Games open this weekend

Each morning at 5:20 a.m. John Guislin, 61, dives into the pool at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center. A Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by traffic issues?, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

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Person killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A northbound train struck and killed a person on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by McGrude, on Mar 9, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 807 Views
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