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Milk Pail Market, a Mountain View institution for 45 years, to close

After 45 years in Mountain View, the popular Milk Pail Market will be closing its doors permanently. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by JR, 9 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1760 Views

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William 'Rick' Singer, lead of college admissions scam, had many Palo Alto connections

William Singer, the Newport Beach, California man at the head of an elaborate fraud to get students of wealthy families into...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anonymous, 20 hours ago | 47 comments | 22628 Views

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Local parents, Stanford coach indicted in college-admissions scandal

Numerous local parents and a Stanford University coach are among the dozens indicted in a nationwide college-admissions investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2019
Last comment by Fact check, 21 hours ago | 97 comments | 45776 Views

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CA Quietly Upped Costs to Patients With Flawed Law - What Can I Do ?

I used to use patient discount cards to be able to afford my blood pressure medication. I am not opposed to generics, and...

Original post made by Local on Mar. 17, 2019
Last comment by Local, on Mar 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm | 24 comments | 430 Views

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County halts online traffic ticket payments

Santa Clara County Superior Court on Wednesday temporarily halted online payments for traffic infractions and misdemeanors...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by PutTheDamnPhoneAway, on Mar 14, 2019 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 949 Views

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Heavy drinking persists at Stanford, despite university efforts, report states

For most of the last decade, at least one Stanford University student on average has gone to the emergency room every week...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2019
Last comment by History Repeats Itself Again, on Mar 12, 2019 at 8:40 am | 33 comments | 3640 Views

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Editorial: Give for the kids

It is a powerful statement when hundreds of local people unite around a common philanthropic objective and combine their...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Marcy, on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2127 Views

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Big track and field wins for Gunn, Palo Alto at K-Bell

Gunn's Jared Freeman and Maansay Rishi and Palo Alto's Henry Saul each won individual events, highlighting action at the...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by victor martindale, on Mar 11, 2019 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

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Daughter's death leads quest to share her artwork with Oprah

Oprah Winfrey inspired local paraplegic woman Ashi Rashidpour to make art. Since her death in 2014, the woman's parents created...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Blessings, on Mar 8, 2019 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 4345 Views

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Stanford removes dam, giving endangered fish room to roam

Water is now flowing freely along a 480-foot stretch of San Francisquito Creek after Stanford University removed the aged...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2019
Last comment by Nancy, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:05 am | 12 comments | 5112 Views

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Project would add an estimated 900 workers to East Palo Alto

A community meeting is set for Thursday on a proposed six-story building at University Circle business park in East Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 3, 2019 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 5721 Views

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Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims

The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit against Sutter Health and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation accusing the health...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by AAPC CPC Coder , on Mar 3, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 44 comments | 9640 Views

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The brain detective

In the world of pathologists, Dr. Hannes Vogel of Stanford University Medical Center is a rarefied subset. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Brain Reality, on Mar 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 5088 Views

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Palo Alto seniors chafe at VTA's planned bus cuts

A controversial plan by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to save money by reducing bus service in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Dismantle VTA --Disrupt and build something that works., on Feb 28, 2019 at 6:29 pm | 5 comments | 2579 Views

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Hundreds of new housing units proposed in East Palo Alto

The largest owner of apartments in East Palo Alto is proposing to demolish 160 rent-controlled units and to replace them...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by Newell Resident, on Feb 28, 2019 at 10:20 am | 43 comments | 10443 Views

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Pinewood plays likes it practices in NorCal hoops

Kaitlyn Leung scored a career-high 23 points, Hannah Jump added 20 and Pinewood downed visiting St. Mary's of Stockton 79-47...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Ted, on Feb 28, 2019 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 1838 Views

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Editorial: Don't give up on rail

It is hard to argue with Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to abandon the original vision for a high-speed rail system enabling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Me 2, on Feb 27, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 37 comments | 3895 Views

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Pinewood girls get third seed in NorCal Open Division hoops

Pinewood received the No. 3 seed in the NorCal girls Open Division, pretty much as expected. But the competitive equity model...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2019
Last comment by Pinewood short, on Feb 25, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Key differences in sign vandalism Read the full story here https://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2019/02/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2019
Last comment by Annette, on Feb 24, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 389 Views

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Preps: Akinola a state champion, SHP wins in baseball

Menlo-Atherton senior Folashade Akinola completed her girls wrestling career by winning the 189 division of the CIF Girls...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2019
Last comment by Require self-defense training, on Feb 24, 2019 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd 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 March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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